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Editorial: A dangerous time for teen drivers

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With prom and graduation right around the corner, it’s a good time for parents to reinforce safe driving habits in their children.

April, May and June combined for the highest percentage of unbelted teen deaths during the past three years, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.


There were 30 teen motor vehicle occupant deaths in April, May and June during the past three years, and 63 percent (19) of those killed were not buckled up.

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