When Teens With ADHD Start Driving

 ADHD in the News 2019-08-15

Teens with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely than their peers to experience a car crash, get a speeding ticket, and drive without a license. That is not new news. But what is new is the degree of that risk. A recently published retrospective cohort study[1] used electronic health record (EHR) data on almost 15,000 teenagers from six primary care practices in New Jersey.