According to WILX-News 10, Your Breaking News and Weather Authority, nearly 3,500 people over the past five years have been killed in crashes involving teen drivers during the 100 deadliest days.

Police say it's due to drinking and driving, speeding and distraction.  Police say it's also distracting passengers.

AAA and State Police say crashes for teen drivers increase at least 17 percent during the summer because teens are out of school.

Even if teens eliminate driving distractions, Michigan State Police feel that inexperience is another contributing factor to fatal car crashes.

During the 100 Deadliest Days, State Police will be cracking down on speeding, drinking and driving, and distractions.  Please click on the above link for more information.