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Half of all teens will be involved in a car crash before graduating from high school, says the National Safety Council. (Photo: Shutterstock)

About 3 million teens get their driver’s license each year in the United States, a milestone that comes when young people pass their driving test and are handed their first set of car keys. But that license does not automatically make them a safe or experienced driver. Research shows that the part of the human brain that is responsible for judgment isn’t fully developed until sometime between the ages of 22 and 25, which means that parents should supervise and manage their teen’s driving well beyond their graduation from driver’s ed. 

Heather Turner

Heather Turner is digital managing editor of NU PropertyCasualty360.

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