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Current Event September 9, 2016

Debate: Should Teenagers be Allowed to Drive After Dark?

Driving after dark is more dangerous than driving during the day, especially for teens who don’t have a lot of experience. A recent study found that most crashes happened before midnight, but states that restrict teen driving don’t start until midnight, which is too late to make a big difference. Listen to hear ideas about setting regulations for teens who are learning to drive, and debate whether you think teenagers should be allowed to drive after dark.


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AIR DATE: 08/03/2016

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