Drivers under the age of 21 are twice as likely to be killed as a result of drunk driving than older drivers. Approximately 1,400 college students die from alcohol-related causes, and 1,100 of these deaths involve drinking and driving. According to the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, 30 percent of high school students reported binge drinking in 2001 in the month before the survey. The Truth About Alcohol presents the facts and figures about alcohol consumption in a clear and balanced format. A-to-Z entries detail the social, legal, and personal ramifications of alcohol abuse, while personal testimonies and question-and-answer sections provide the reader with an inside glimpse into the world of alcoholism. Extensive resources list websites, hotlines, and suggestions for further reading, providing teens with all the information they need to fully understand this crucial topic.
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