Raise the Driving Age

Young Drivers: Beware

Should the driving age be raised to eighteen? Of Course it should. If you even hesitated to answer this question you must be crazy. Lawmakers and parents have debated tirelessly over this issue for decades, all having the same result, keep the driving age sixteen. Well, by doing that, since 2006 alone over 22, 000 teens and other people have died due to a lack of readiness among teenaged drivers. This statistic is mind boggling. It is time we stop watching our friends kill themselves and time to start taking preventative action so we can drastically lessen the fatality rate among teen drivers. All fifty states prohibit sixteen year olds from drinking alcohol, ...

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yellow line on a curve to pass several vehicles. As he did, state police said, he collided head-on with a 2000 GMC Yukon moving in the opposite direction. Price and his driver-side rear passenger, Victoria Ramos, 15, of Avon Grove, were pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. Brittany L. Miller, 21, of Lincoln University, who owned the car, and Carey Ciccone, 16, of Landenberg, were both seriously injured and taken to Christiana Hospital for treatment. The occupants of the Yukon also sustained major injuries, police said. Driver Harry E. Manlove, 48, and passenger Christy T. Manlove, 36, both of Lincoln University; a 14-year-old female from Lincoln University; and a 14-year-old female from Cochranville were all taken to Christiana Hospital. Some of the teens affected by that accident four years ago, as well as the families of the two teens in the accident, say they haven't been able to put the past behind them.
Fifteen and sixteen year old drivers are the most ...

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Added: 3/9/2011 12:27:06 PM
Submitted By: alexgarner
Category: Social Issues
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