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Next week (November 8-14) is Drowsy Driving Prevention Week and Teens in the Driver Seat wants to remind you that driving at night is the top danger for teen drivers.
Why is driving at night so dangerous?
For one, research suggests that teens need up to about nine hours of sleep each night. Most teens say they only get six on average per night. If you’re not getting enough sleep, you’re going to be tired throughout the day, especially when you’re driving.
Next week is Drowsy Driving Prevention Week and Teens in the Driver Seat wants to remind you that driving at night is the top danger for teen drivers.