Consider this for a moment; The biggest killer of teenagers is still car crashes, with 90% of those being caused by some sort of driver distraction. Even with all of the improvements in safety technology, the teen driver is still very much a wildcard. Mercedes-Benz, one of the pioneers in automotive safety figured to help improve the safety of teen drivers is to raise awareness and teach them how to become more aware and safer drivers. Hence the creation of the Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy. Autobytel’s Editor-in-Chief, Michelle Naranjo talked with Mercedes Benz USA representative Carolyn Duchen about the Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy and how it can help teen drivers.