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Many teenager attitudes toward car crashes reflect sense of invincibility

A St. Michael's Hospital affiliated study finds teenage drivers have the highest crash and fatality rate of any demographic group in Canada.

Toronto, August 15, 2008

Car CrashMost teens' attitudes regarding trauma-related injuries, particularly those due to motor vehicle crashes, reflect an sense of invincibility and focus on fate rather than choice, according to a new research study co-authored by Najma Ahmed, assistant trauma director at St. Michael's Hospital.

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