Teenagers, Beer, and Beer Cans

An average of 975 beer cans and bottles are tossed per mile of road annually in the US. The national ratio of beer cans to soda cans on roadsides in almost exactly two beer cans (not counting bottles) for every one soda can. Beer is the teenagers. 

Why so much beer container litter from teenagers? A health teacher pointed out that "(Teens) will throw them on the side of the road so they don’t go home and have Mom and Dad see the cans." Of course, many teens have probably chosen to drink in cars because of strict laws and their enforcement designed to prevent them from drinking in appropriate locations such as restaurants, taverns, or even in the safe

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