Teens & Trucks

A study done by the University of Texas at Austin is having parents think twice about what vehicle their teens should be driving.

The university found 16 and 17 year olds who drive a pickup truck are 100 percent more likely to be severely injured during a crash than a teen of the same age driving a car.

There are several factors researchers used to determine their findings. We're digging into this study, and breaking it down for you tonight on Newschannel 6 first at 5.