Views of New Jersey teenagers about their state's policies for beginning drivers.

@article{Williams2014ViewsON,
  title={Views of New Jersey teenagers about their state's policies for beginning drivers.},
  author={Allan F. Williams and Anne T. McCartt},
  journal={Journal of safety research},
  year={2014},
  volume={48},
  pages={1-6}
}
BACKGROUND Three New Jersey licensing policies are unique in the United States: (a) minimum licensing age of 17; (b) applying full graduated driver licensing (GDL) rules to beginners younger than 21; and (c) requiring license status decals on vehicle plates of drivers in GDL. METHODS New Jersey 17-19 year-olds were surveyed by telephone and online. RESULTS Eighty-four percent approved licensing at 17; 77% approved applying GDL to older novices; 23% approved the decal policy. Probationary… CONTINUE READING