INTERVIEW: 100 Deadliest Days of Summer for Teen Drivers

Updated: 05/23/2014 11:36 AM
Created: 05/23/2014 7:03 AM
By: Jennie Olson

With tens of millions of Americans getting behind the wheel this Memorial Day weekend, it can be a dangerous place to be.

Memorial Day through Labor Day is known as the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer for teen drivers.

Lt. Eric Roeske with the Minnesota State Patrol joined 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS on Friday morning to talk about how parents can keep teens safe and what teens should do if they get in an accident.

Watch the interview in the video player.

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Broken Clouds
68° | 48°
  • Feels like: 66° F
  • Wind: WSW 6mph
  • Humidity: 63%
  • Sat Mainly sunny
    65° | 40°
  • Sun Plenty of sun
    65° | 50°
  • Mon Showers possible in the afternoon
    65° | 45°
  • Tue More clouds than sun
    53° | 36°