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Young drivers ages are 17 times more likely to die in a crash when they have a blood alcohol concentration of. Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website. Research has shown that factors that help to keep teens safe include parental involvement, minimum legal drinking age and zero tolerance laws, and graduated driver licensing systems.
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