Theydon't take driving seriously and are very reckless about it. Trying to fit in, be part of the group. Yes it will actually help, being 19 i can say that at the age of 16-17 i had no clue how to handle snowy type environments. I do not think that it should be raised to 21, though. Many early teens are still maturing, especialy guys, and can't handle the responsibility it takes to be in a … relationship. Because minimum drinking age laws are not strictly enforced the law is seen as worthy of contempt amongst young people.
They would endanger their lives and our lives too. She askes the next president to please chang the next driving age to 14. According to studies, males of all ages are 77% more likely to kill someone when driving than females. How young are people driving in the U. We can help lower the accident rates if the driving age is raised to 18 so no more kids can get hurt or killed in a accident on the freeway or by another car crashing into their car if we raise the driving age it will be safer for the young and old drivers. Some argue that it is unfair to prohibit more responsible teenagers from.
This is the part of the brain that weighs outcomes, forms judgments and controls impulses and emotions. There is some thought that the impact of the long term mind altering effects of alcohol are due to excessive long term consumption as opposed to consuming alcohol at a young age. How would college campuses regulate teenage drinkers? We are brought up to be thinkers and to hold our own ideas. Each arrest for underage drinking requires a substantial investment of time and energy in terms of processing the perpetrator and filing the requisite paperwork. When it comes to the legal drinking age being 21 there are valid arguments in favor of it while others favor lowering the drinking age to 18. But the same argument could be made for just about any teen privilege. How does having many responsibilities as an adult have anything to do with lowering the legal driving age? I think 16 is young enough.
Because it is hard for teens to keep jobs without being able to drive to and from that job. This seismic social shift has come at the same time as many improvements in car design leading to much better safety features. John is old enough to make a decision and enlist in the army Scenario 2 Dad : Hey John, you are 19 years old. If we ban driving until eighteen then younger teens will feel compelled to drive just to contradict the law, and therefore lowering opinions on driving for under 18s. This only gives more trauma to the younger people. Other college administrators argue that allowing the entire campus to consume alcohol leads to more hazings by fraternities of 18 year old freshmen that involves binge drinking and possibly death. Drivers under the age of 20 make up the largest percentage of distracted drivers.
It isnt the age that matters, I believe its the experience that counts. When the United States decided to end age discrimination in voting for everyone 18 and over in all elections, it adopted the 26th Constitutional Amendment. Learning to drive is part of growing up. They cannot get an unrestricted driver's license until they have held a restricted or conditional license for a year. I request you to clarify. After 180 days, they can get a restricted or conditional license that allows them to drive alone during daylight hours. These should also include what is already on a restricted license but with consequences being more severe if they are broken.
Except parking in a space :. The most dangerous truck drivers on the road are those with under 2 years of experience, regardless of age. But this is because the older you are, the longer you've been driving. They can go fast, do tricks and disobey stop signals. Well, I once tried driving in an abondoned parking lot. It is not the maturiety that matters it is the responsibility of getting behind the wheel of a motorized vehical.
Its a proven fact that the more supervised practice you have in driving, the less chance you have of getting into a wreck. They know us well and want the best for us. The net effect is to encourage them not only to break the law but to do it in a dangerous and irresponsible manner leading to a binge drinking culture. Parents can supervise them when they are practicing, and teach them certain basic safety rules. The same way they regulate speech? I know there will be many who disagree but I do believe that the driving age should be lowered for those who have the skill and experience to drive on our roads. It so depends on what type of person you are.
Bands in and of themselves do not, however, generate much profit — the greatest percentage of the take from any concert venue will be from the bar. Lowering the voting age will help increase voter turnout. Adults can be as irresponsible, unhealthy human being than any teenager out there, therefore i believe in rewarding those who are trustworthy and responsible. Throw in the physical changes of puberty and raging hormones and life can become more than a handful. This is false because I would like the ability to drive to work because I am turning into a responsible adult.