Sitting on the passenger seat beside your teen while he/she is driving is attributed to sitting on a 'hot seat' for almost all parent. Further, the parent wishes it was not their car the teen was driving - primary due to the phobia after taking couple of turns. Time ticks slowly and the parent literally runs out of the car once it reaches it's destination.
More than 5,000 teenagers die in car accidents every year. Speed, distraction, and driver inexperience cause most crashes-and those things can be controlled.
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