After a quick lesson on the course, students from 10 area high schools showed off their skills behind the wheel.
There is no doubt, distracted driving is a major problem.
Dozens of teenagers from Allegheny County competed in a safe driving competition Tuesday.
Car crashes are the number one killer of teenagers nationwide. It’s an alarming statistic and now, carmakers are introducing technology to help keep young drivers safe.
A new report by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety finds teen drivers are 50 percent more likely to crash in their first month of unsupervised driving than they are after a full year of experience.
The State House is looking at ways to crack down on teens and technology behind the wheel. On Monday, lawmakers are set to vote on some sweeping changes that would bar drivers from texting and would keep teens from playing taxi driver.