Tuesday, September 9, 2008
Raising the Driving Age?
Wow so ironic yesterday that I wrote a blog about bad driving and I hear the news today that some group wants to raise the driving age. As someone who had the toughest time getting a license under 18 in the District I almost dont see the reason. I have to admit although I had a learners permit I was still driving, ignoring the restrictions. I know that most teens at that age do the same. While I think 16 is a bit young to drive, I favor the 17, or 17 1/2 age approach. There should be limits on the types of vehicles that age range drives and steep penalties for accidents.
We must not forget though the stats and that is OLDER DRIVERS (over 65) cause more accidents than younger drivers. Maybe there should be a cap on how old one can drive?