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Published: Tuesday, 12/3/2013 - Updated: 7 months ago

BUSINESS BRIEF

Ford to pay for guides for teen drivers, parents

BLADE STAFF

DEARBORN, Mich. — Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson says Ford Motor Co. is paying for distribution of a guide for parents of teen drivers, who are disproportionately involved in fatal crashes.

Ms. Johnson joined Ford officials Tuesday in Dearborn to announce the Parent’s Supervised Driving Program. Ms. Johnson says drivers under 21 accounted for 10 percent of fatal crashes in Michigan last year

Michigan’s graduated license system provides restricted driving ability to teens starting at the age 14 years, 9 months.



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