Erica Ofori-Atta -Teen Driving

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Johnston, Lori. "Federal Graduated Driver Licensing Would Reduce Teen Crashes." Teen Driving. Ed. Michele Siuda Jacques. Detroit: Greenhaven, 2013. At Issue. Rpt. of "Federal Driver's Licensing Bill Seeks to Put the Brakes on Teen Auto Accidents." N.p.: n.p., 2011. N. pag. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 16 Nov. 2015. < EJ3010521219&prodId=OVIC&p=OVIC&u=j246909003&p=OVIC>.


Lori Johnston writes business and employment stories for publications such as the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle,, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, and Developer magazine. I can trust her because she wrote for other magazines like Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle and etc.And her purpose was to persuade others about the federal graduated driving licensing and how that affects teen crashes.This was written in 2013 so this is recent.


D'Amico, John, and Alex Koroknay-Palicz. "The New York Times Upfront | The News Magazine for High School." The New York Times Upfront | The News Magazine for High School. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Nov. 2015. <>.


John D'Amico is the state representative.As a state representative, John's top priority is strengthening safety for Illinois' drivers and residents. John led efforts to prohibit texting while driving in Illinois. John also worked with Secretary of State Jesse White to institute a graduated driver's license program to make sure new drivers have the proper training and supervision. Most recently, John successfully passed legislation prohibiting drivers from using hand-held electronic devices, including cell phones. Drivers will now be required to operate electronic devices in a hands-free or voice operated mode. I can trust this author because he is trying to help teens be prepared for driving. Alex Koroknay-Palicz owns the National Youth Rights Association which advocates for teens.He has been writing for newspapers ever since he was in highschool . This sources talk about teen driving age.These 2 authors argue about the legal driving age and they are reliable because they work to help teens in different ways .The purpose was to persuade the reader about teen driving.


Aaseng, Nathan. Teens and Drunk Driving. San Diego, CA: Lucent, 2000. Book. 16 Nov. 2015.
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Nathan Aaseng is a pastor at St. John's Lutheran Church in Eau Claire, WI and a microbiologist He has had more than 170 books published, sacred and secular, for readers from 8 to adult.This book informs the reader about teen driving and the risk teens are in.I can trust this author because he has wrote many book and he works with a lot of people.The author's purpose is to inform

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Purdy, Maria. "Putting the Brakes on Teen Driving." Teen Magazine Sept. 1998: 114. Student Resources in Context. Web. 16 Nov. 2015. < A21058751&prodId=SUIC&p=SUIC&u=j246909003&p=SUIC>.


Maria Purdy is an author for "Teen Magazine" she writes about statistics with young teenage drivers.She also works for the magazine company called Hearst.Hearst is one of the nation’s largest diversified media, information and services companies with more than 360 businesses. The have magazines are about different topics. I can trust her because she writes for teens and she knows how to explain things. She informs us and gives other sources that we can check out. Her purpose was to inform.