The Supreme Court recently issued a controversial ruling about the maturity of year-olds. The high court decided that criminals that age are too young to face the death penalty. There's now a related debate underway about the driving age. The discussion involves whether year-olds are mature enough to drive a car. Statistics show year-old drivers are the highest accident risk of any age group. As you would imagine, there are strong feelings about raising the driver's license age, especially among teenagers. You need a car," said year-old Aaron Brewer, a student at Gulfport High.
Tyler Moran , Staff Writer January 16, The number one killer of teenagers in America has been none other than motor vehicle accidents according to Teen Driver Source. It has been a major problem over the past decade or so, especially with the rapid increase of technology. The truth is something needs to change with teenage driving.
Although there are several advantages for a family when another driver can run errands, teen drivers are also at a higher risk of accident or injury compared to any other population demographic. There are specific challenges that young people face behind the wheel because of their general lack of experience while driving as well. By allowing for a longer period of instruction, the thought is that young people can become individual drivers with better skills because they have had more time to practice with their parents or instructors.