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Parents need to talk to their teen drivers about risks before it's too late

On a warm Tuesday evening last July, a car full of teens left a fireworks show in suburban Detroit and headed out for a ride.

Teen driver deaths jumped sharply in the first half of 2012, a safety group says

Using a small pool of data collected in the first half of 2012, the Governor's Highway Safety Association said deaths of teen drivers jumped sharply, up 19 percent compared with a year earlier. The numbers reverse a decade-long trend that showed a decrease in teen driving deaths.