Essay Why The Driving Age Should Stay At 16

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Teens need to learn to drive at an early age incase there is ever an emergency and they are forced to drive.Teens need to learn responsibility while they’re still in high school so if they make a mistake they can be corrected.The minimum driving age should remain at 16 because teens can transport themselves instead of depending on a parent, they will gain responsibility, and their guardian can use that to keep them under control. The first reason the driving age should remain at 16 is so teens don't have to depend on their parents to transport them places.Parents are constantly having to take their children place. When my brother was in high school my parents used to constantly have to change her plans for him, but when he got his license he could take himself wherever he needed to go.Teens need to get used to taking themselves places because when they get out of school that's the only thing they'll be able to do. Another reason the driving age should remain at 16 is so teens have the opportunity …show more content…
Teens on social media are always with their friends, so if the teen gets their keys or license taken then they'll start listening better because they won't want to be away from their friends. Others may argue that driving is too much responsibility for a 16 year old to have, but teens need the high school time for mistakes and to get corrected. Keeping the driving age at 16 would be the most logical thing to do because teens wouldn’t have to depend on their parents for transportation, it teaches them responsibility, and it will help hem be more disciplined. The teenage crash rate would increase if the driving age went from 16 to 8 because they would get less exposure.The best thing would be for the driving age to stay at

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