Driving Age Essays
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It has been statistically proven that teens are the most dangerous and reckless drivers in the country. In 2016, in the United States, over 2000 adolescents between 16 and 19 died and approximately 300,000 were treated in emergency rooms for injuries suffered in vehicle crashes. This means that six adolescents between 16 and 19 died each day due to injuries caused by vehicle crashes. Also, in 2016, young people aged 15 to 19 represented 6.9% of the population of the...
Research shows that the crash rate of drivers aged 16-17 years is nearly double than that of drivers aged 18-19, which is why the legal age for driving is 18 and not 16. Some of the important reasons why the driving age should not be reduced to 16 are to do with accidents, lack of maturity, and due to irresponsibility. One of the main reasons why people aged 16 should not be allowed to drive is because the rate of...
According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), “In 2017, 2,364 teens in the United States aged 16-19 were killed, and about 300,000 were treated in emergency departments for injuries suffered in motor vehicle crashes.” From this, one can acknowledge how extremely dangerous teens tend to drive and cause many deaths and serious injuries. The lives of many innocent people and children are also taken away by reckless driving by careless teens. Why should teens under the age...