Utah's roads are a mess. And as the temperatures rise, so does the number of high school students who are out and about on the state's byways.On today's Pulse page, the Deseret News team of teen writers addresses issues surrounding teenage drivers.

They offer their opinions about local police targeting young drivers, reckless behavior and the few hours required for youths to get a license. The writers also express their views about how pointing the finger in their direction is sometimes a little unfair despite the fact teens aren't the best drivers in the world.

Drivers ed course inadequate

Driving without experience is war

Teen drivers take heat