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October 19, 1963

The Highway Jungle; the Story of the Public Safety Movement and of the Failure of Driver Education in the Public Schools.

JAMA. 1963;186(3):277. doi:10.1001/jama.1963.03710030117048

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A veteran educator of the basic education school presents the background of the driver education movement, evaluates its effect on mortality figures, points out the insidious finger of commerce in the pie, and states the need for sound driver training as opposed to the "life adjustment" approach. Taxpayers and parents should read it.

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