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America’s Driving Laws.

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America's Driving Laws. Suburbia is more inconvenient for teenagers now. The New Jersey State Senate passed a graduated license program that raises the age for a full license. Currently, 17-year olds will receive a provisional license that forbids them from having more than one passenger in the car unless the passenger is over the age of 21 or lives with the driver. The driver also cannot drive between midnight and 5 a.m. except for religious reasons, emergencies, or employment. ...read more.

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They would quickly realize that new users of every type of vehicle, including planes or farm equipment, have more accidents than experienced users. If the government raised the driving age to 30, then everyone above 30 would complain about the high accident rates of 30-year-olds. Furthermore, the new legal driving age has some negative consequences on the teenage community. If a teenager decides to become employed, he or she needs a form of transportation to get to the site of employment. ...read more.

Conclusion

Driving may be dangerous, but many people are willing to accept the risks. -If laws are based on age and the ability to respond to situations at that specific age, then should we revoke senior citizen's right to drive because their coordination is poorer than a teenager's? -Any new users for any type of vehicle are more likely to have accidents. According to the politicians, they will complain that 18 year olds are not responsible enough and raise the driving age again. -The law assumes that passengers over 21 are less of a distraction to the driver than any other passengers. ...read more.

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