Keeping teen drivers safe


Nationwide, teenagers are dying and being severely injured in automobile accidents each and every day.

The cause of those crashes is often from distracted drivers who are focusing on using a handheld phone instead of remaining focused on the road and on their driving.

As we enter into a very busy time on our roads in the lakes area, we would like for you to think about these facts and things we could all do in an effort to remain safe:

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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