Jablonski 2 will 16-year-old drivers is decreasing. Therefore, the legal driving age should remain at 16.
A reason why, the driving age should stay the same is parents will no longer have to drive their kids to their activities. Many children can not go to after school activities because their parents are unable to take them. Or their parents have to give up their free time in order drive …show more content…
Also, it would just be easier if they were able to drive themselves. According to the article Child Trends, “49 percent of all youth ages 16-24 were employed in any work, either full- or part-time. Youth enrolled in high school had an employment rate of 18 percent, while the rate for those in college, either full- or part-time, was 45 percent.” This shows that rates of having a job in college are higher, this is because more are able to reach their job site. While high schoolers have a smaller driving rate. Finally, it would be helpful to adolescents and their parents if the driving age was kept the same.
Many people would disagree with my claims and they support raising the driving age. Some people believe that lawmakers should raise the driving age to 18 to save adolescents lives. According to Hugh McBride, “Though he cautioned against assuming a direct cause-effect relationship between brain development and personal behavior, Giedd acknowledged that his research shows promise as an aid in the effort to make teens safer drivers. “We can determine what is the relationship between brain