Northridge Teens Get Up Close With the Dangers of Distracted Driving

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Northridge Academy High School on Monday was the focal point for kicking off a weeklong campaign against distracted driving among teenagers, CBS2 reports.

Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy teamed up with Impact Teen Drivers, the California Highway Patrol and the Los Angeles Police Department to help young drivers get more responsible behind the wheel.

“Crashes are the number one killer of teens and 90 percent of crashes are due to human error,” Carolyn Duchene of Mercedes told CBS2.

One after another, students got behind the wheel and tried to navigate a course while being pestered by passengers. 

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