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Why Your Teen Driver Should be Driving Solo on Valentine’s Day

Why Your Teen Driver Should be Driving Solo on Valentine's Day

If your teenager is planning to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special someone be sure to talk to them about travel arrangements before they leave the house. Why? Research shows a single teen passenger can increase a teen driver’s crash risk by 44 percent.*

There are three types of distraction that are directly tied to motor vehicle crashes: cognitive, manual, and visual. A passenger could easily cause a driver to become cognitively, manually, and visually distracted. Managing Partner, Andrew Finkelstein, discussed the various types of distracted driving in an interview with CBS6-WRGB.

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Andrew Finkelstein

Mr. Finkelstein is the Managing Partner of Finkelstein & Partners, LLP. He has become a noted consumer activist through his representation of injured individuals against corporate wrongdoers and irresponsible parties. An accomplished litigator, Mr. Finkelstein has represented Plaintiffs in wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury cases. He has successfully handled dozens of multi-million dollar cases.