Interesting Factoids about High School Students and Driving

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Did you know that among Massachusetts high school students who drove, 32% reported texting or emailing while driving in the past 30 days. This percentage increased to 51% among high school seniors.

Of Massachusetts high school students who reported ever drinking and who drive, 9% reported that they had driven after drinking alcohol in the past 30 days.

Of Massachusetts high school students who reported ever using marijuana and who drive, over one third (35%) reported that they had driven after smoking marijuana in the past 30 days.

The percent of Massachusetts who reported that they always wear a seat belt when riding in a car increased from 39% in 2005 to 49% in 2013.

For more information, check out the link to the Massachusetts Adolescent Health Motor Vehicle Injury Risk Factors: www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/dph/behavioral-risk/yhs-yrbs-motor-vehicle-13.pdf
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