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Persistence of effects of a brief intervention on parental restrictions of teen driving privileges
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    Study underestimates fact that crash and violation rates do not decrease in intervention group

    Dear Editor

    While the authors findings [1] illustrate that the Checkpoints Program is an effective tool in the parental restriction of teen driving, one must not overlook the fact that that there is no difference between the safety of novice drivers in the intervention group versus the control group. As the authors report, the levels of tickets and crashes are the same at months four and nine for both groups, raisin...

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