Safety First: Teaching Teens To Drive

Learning to drive is a rite of passage and huge responsibility for the 5,500 or so teens who get junior operator licenses each year in Vermont. Now, a new guide from the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles aims to help parents reinforce safety lessons as their teens get behind the wheel.

Midday Newscast April 16, 2008

A bid to give Vermont governors longer terms in office has been defeated in a state Senate committee; a new anti-smoking campaign is being launched by a variety of groups; the Vermont Arts Council has launched a new statewide arts project; a school bus driver suspected of drunken driving has been placed on leave.