COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A new Ohio law takes effect Friday that
restricts the number of passengers that can be in cars driven by
The law was inspired by parents of a teen who died riding in a
car carrying five teens.
The new law allows a driver under 17 to have just one passenger
who is not a relative. If a teen driver's parent or guardian is
present, more passengers are permitted.
It also blocks drivers under 17 from driving from midnight to 6
a-m without a parent or guardian. The only exception would be for
driving to or from work, and the drivers would need documentation