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THE BALTIMORE SUN

In an attempt to reduce the number of auto accidents in the final weeks of the school year, Howard County police today announced a new effort to crack down on speeding or reckless drivers in school zones.

Police cite a noticeable increase in reckless driving behavior among students during the last week of school. In 2001, three students were involved in a speed-related collision as they left Atholton High School on the last day of classes. The 17-year-old driver was killed when his 1991 Honda struck a utility pole, according to authorities.

The department is also reminding parents to speak with their teenage drivers about the dangers and risks associated with speeding and reckless driving.

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