By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A new report calls the period from Memorial Day to Labor Day the 100 deadliest days for teen driving-related crashes.READ MORE: Two People Killed In Hempfield Twp. Crash
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety released a report on new drivers aged 16 and 17.
It found they were three times as likely as adults to be involved in a deadly crash.READ MORE: Two Men Injured In Late-Night Shooting In Wilkinsburg
According to researchers, in the last 30 days, 17% of teen drivers they interviewed admitted to not wearing a safety belt while driving.
Nearly 47% percent of surveyed teens said that they drove over 10 miles per hour the speed limit in residential areas.MORE NEWS: South Side Residents Fed Up With Violence, But Weary On New Restrictions
And 35% of teens said that they had texted while driving.