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Two veteran San Diego police detectives rolling out a new nationwide service today aimed at keeping teen drivers safe.
For 99 bucks an off duty or retired police officer will -- your team for fifteen to twenty minutes then write up a full report of course.
A few of the key issues for worried parents texting or talking on a cell phone while driving speeding and wearing a seatbelt.
The service also targets elderly and commercial drivers Adam Housley live in Los Angeles with that Adam.
Yeah Johnny ideas of course hole provides safety here for your -- and potentially for your elderly parent we'll get to that in a moment we talk about the concept is really 99 dollars pretty simple.
Twenty dollars the teams are twenty minutes as -- say they are there's followed.
The teens are told that at some point they will be followed but it never no wind so promote safety over the longer period of time the key issue here is looking for how fast the kids are driving.
If they're texting talking on the cell phone -- wearing a seat -- We will long for one of these surveillance rise got to San Diego the young lady we followed -- a fantastic job as a follow her around her dad was very glad to see that hear about it.
He even said the double -- even though she did so well.
He may do it again.
We have nothing to lose if you get a good report that -- peace of mind and if you get a bad report then maybe you thought you'd cut off a potential problem.
For you and other people so it's.
-- plus a hundred -- science and I as a win win.
So why do -- the numbers are staggering motor vehicle crashes the leading cause of death for teens in the US accounting for 36%.
Of all teen deaths over half of all keep it -- Passenger deaths occur -- another -- is driving.
-- the lowest seat -- use of all drivers and over 90% of teens admit to doing multiple tasks while on the road like talking on the phone eating channel surfing or just goofing around with friends.
Now more teens -- killed.
Again car crashes because.
Not just their limited skill set but because of the distractions.
On the cellphone texting and then having -- the kids in the car.
The number one.
Wait teams are dying in the US.
-- -- drugs or gang violence it's dying on the roadways so that there's there's a need for sure.
And that need may not just before teams you mentioned John there's now move to -- Have parents do this for their elderly parents possibly grandparents may be followed around to see other driving as well John and all the idea is to continue to have more safety -- on the roadways in California for that matter across the country all right -- house late with a brand new baby at home congratulations.
Adam thanks up.
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