Troopers spotlight teen drivers in weeklong education, enforcement campaign

April 21, 2014 

— Teens would do well to pay a little extra attention to their driving this week, especially around their schools, as the State Highway Patrol runs its "Drive to Live" program.

The campaign, which began early Monday and will run from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day through Friday, combines in-school sessions on traffic safety and extra attention to violations on streets around schools.

The agency said troopers investigated 47,013 collisions last year that involved drivers and passengers between 15 and 19, and 86 of this killed someone.

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