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

Scattered Clouds
27° | 22°
  • Feels like: 17° F
  • Wind: SE 5mph
  • Humidity: 63%
  • Mon Mostly cloudy
    37° | 28°
  • Tue A few clouds
    36° | 26°
  • Wed Considerable cloudiness
    42° | 28°
  • Thu Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun
    30° | 15°