The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety calls the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day some of the deadliest for new drivers.

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.

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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.

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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.

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And 35% of teens said that they had texted while driving.