Here I am live-blogging the alcohol and teen tutorial at All-Star Driver, the nation's largest driver ed school, headquartered in Watertown, Connecticut. Thanks to the change in the CT law, teen crashes are down. But alcohol remains, well, a threat.
The 7 are aware that drugs can change perception. They are the generation which has been treated for a variety of conditions, ranging from ADD to depression, via prescription medications.
What Steve Janelli explains is that there is every possibility that a drug, prescribed or illegal, which seems "okay" when going about one's life might not be okay when getting behind the wheel.
This, of course, puts teens in ambiguous situations. They might not recognize the impact substances, even coffee, might have on them when driving. What's clear from this discussion is that they are now questioning if the medications they have been prescribed by a medical doctor could be a wild card when they drive.