Driver's education

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  • Speed Demons Essay

    Speed Demons Imagine a teenager announces that she passed her written test and received her driver’s permit. An experienced driver’s first reaction is to tell the teenager to announce when she will be on the road so they can stay off of it. When teenagers first become participants in the driving world, they favor speed; as a result, few people trust them. Teenagers are not mature enough to take on the road at 15 ½, because of this, an increase in the minimum age required to receive a learner’s permit is necessary. Teenagers are impulsive when it comes to decision-making. A lack of impulse control is due to continued maturing in the frontal lobe of the adolescent brain (Whelan et al., 2012, p. 921). The frontal lobe is the upper front lobe of the brain where decision-making…

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  • Fear Of Driving Essay

    know of who doesn’t have a driver’s licenses and who is absolutely scared out of her mind to drive, wants to eventually overcome her fear of driving and get her license. The one teen I know of is me, I’m 19 and don’t have my driver’s licenses. I have gotten in the driver’s seat before and driven places but knowing I could put not only myself but anybody in the car with me in a lot of danger, scares me. Some of my family members have gotten in one or more car accidents in my lifetime and that…

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  • The Importance Of Having A Driver

    From what I remember, getting my license was one of the most intriguing moments in my life. It amazed me how a piece of plastic would change my life drastically. It now meant that I was a member of society, where I was to abide rules and follow them respectively. Having a driver’s license, in my eyes, meant that I would need to drive perfectly in order to keep safe. I confessed to myself that if I wasn’t the perfect driver, I would stroll on the road to failure. Without a doubt, having skills of…

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  • Characteristics Of A Master Driver

    What Qualities Does A Master Driver Have One of the greatest accomplishments in a teenager’s life is receiving their driver’s license. Obtaining a driver license gives a teenager freedom and a new found sense of independence because they are no longer at their parents’ mercy and can drive themselves to wherever they want without any restriction. However, becoming a skillful and master driver is so important, rather than just getting a driver 's license. A master driver is someone who is truly…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Driving Age

    By law it is stated that no one under the age of 16 years of age is able to obtain a driver’s license. For that reason the majority of teens look forward to turning 16 so they can get their driver 's license and start their independent life. Myself, like my teenage friends were beyond excited that we were finally able to get our driver’s license and be able to go out without having our parents drop us off everywhere. A couple of my friend’s parents bought them brand new cars as a gift for…

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  • The Importance Of Teenage Driving

    The excitement that a driver’s license brings to a teenager is one of the few things that hasn’t changed over the years. To teens, driving brings a sense of freedom and independence, it boosts self-esteem, and makes one feel grown up. However, teenagers have less experience, maturity, and driver training than most adults. Therefore, more teenage drivers are involved in car crashes every year and more are being killed. The number of teenage deaths is increasing because teenagers are immature and…

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  • Teenage Driving Essay

    age, they are able to acquire a driver’s license, and it is a milestone towards adulthood (Moreno 592). At this juncture, they have the control as well as the freedom they never experienced before. The higher freedom could, however, be a recipe for more evil than could if not well utilized. For instance, on several occasions, people have blamed teenage deaths to drugs, violence and gangs among other deviant behavior. Reckless driving and a consequent high number of road accidents is, especially…

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  • Teen Car Accidents

    According to, Teen Drivers: Get the Facts, “In 2013, 2,163 teens in the United States ages 16–19 were killed and 243,243 were treated in emergency departments for injuries suffered in motor vehicle crashes. That means that six teensagers ages 16–19 died every day from motor vehicle injuries” (1). All states offer some form of driver 's education, but many families can 't afford it and/or for the cost many people don 't see the value. For instance Indiana and Karns city school district is…

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  • The Dangers Of Driving Affected Driving

    Driving is a hazard we take each day. Drivers should be ready and mindful while working a vehicle. Drinking debilitates that capacity. Driving impaired puts all lives at hazard, not only the life of the driver. Bikers, walkers, youngsters crossing streets, pets pursuing a ball, even individuals getting a charge out of the outside in the security of their property are at danger of being a casualty of an indiscreet intoxicated driver. Reckless choices can delete every one of the limits that secure…

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  • Pros And Cons Of The Driving Age

    laws some states have made more restrictions involving younger drivers. In 2010 Oklahoma increased the number of hours of behind the wheel training requirements to be able to receive a graduated license and have made the curfew at 11:30pm instead of midnight. In Oregon they have put restrictions on teenagers and their permits. The holder of this permit is not aloud to use any hand-held or hands-free wireless communication device. Kentucky has also made changes in 2010. Kentucky House bill 39:…

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