teen drivers Summer months bring increased risk for teen drivers By Dominic LoVallo • Jun 1, 2017 AAA of Western and Central New York The warm-weather months have arrived and many nervous parents are hoping their teenagers will avoid the temptations of distracted driving in what AAA calls the 100 Deadliest Days of the year. Top deadly mistakes of teen drivers highlighted in awareness campaign By Tony Callens & WBFO Staff • Oct 17, 2016 AAA Western and Central New York The figures are jolting. Teen drivers were involved in nearly 14,000 fatal crashes over the past years, according to figures released by AAA. About 30% of these tragedies involved speeding. State Police using high profile vehicles to catch texters By Mike Desmond • Jul 5, 2013 With police now having additional penalties to impose for driving and texting, authorities are looking hard for distracted young people on the roads this summer.