teen drivers http://nhpr.org en Teen Drinking In New Hampshire http://nhpr.org/post/teen-drinking-new-hampshire-0 <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Despite our reputation as one of the healthiest states, young people here abuse alcohol at much greater rates than the rest of the country. With this comes other risky behaviors – from drunk driving to assault, as well as a greater chance of addiction down the road. We’ll look at how the state’s communities are tackling this issue.<br></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 38971 at http://nhpr.org Getting Tough on Teen Drivers http://nhpr.org/post/getting-tough-teen-drivers <p>We look at teen drivers Friday on the Exchange and see if standards need to be tougher for them.</p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 9975 at http://nhpr.org Getting Tough on Teen Drivers Study: Tougher Teen Licensing In NH Could Have Saved Lives http://nhpr.org/post/study-tougher-teen-licensing-nh-could-have-saved-lives <p>Thirty-five teens died in car crashes in New Hampshire from 2006 through 2010. &nbsp;A new study estimates 14 of them&nbsp;would not have died because they&nbsp;wouldn&#39;t have been in&nbsp;crashes&nbsp;if the state had made it harder for teens to get driver&rsquo;s licenses.</p><p>That&rsquo;s the conclusion of a new study by the<a href="http://www.iihs.org">&nbsp;Insurance Institute for Highway Safety</a>, a research group funded by the insurance industry.</p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 20:47:38 +0000 Chris Jensen 6248 at http://nhpr.org Study: Tougher Teen Licensing In NH Could Have Saved Lives