. . . that teenagers' brains are not yet fully developed. yet, we still have twelve-year-olds hunting without supervision and teenaged drivers without any restrictions on front seat passengers. Is it surprising when we get front seat passengers lighting a driver's arm pit hair on fire? Thankfully, the injuries resulting from the expected crash were not tragic.
The law cannot make teenagers control their own goofy impulses, but it can hopefully limit the opportunities for those impulses to be fatal.