State Patrol Urges Teens To Practice Safety behind The Wheel

04/05/19 – 7:52 P.m.

It’s getting close to prom season and the Ohio State Highway Patrol wants teens to be safe. According to the Patrol, from 2016 through 2018, there were more than 132,000 traffic crashes in Ohio involving at least one teen driver. Teens were at fault in 71% of those crashes.

The patrol said to make sure you aren’t driving impaired or distracted to help keep the roads safe. They will also be practicing high visibility enforcement.