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Raising Minimum Driving Age

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In 2014, 2,270 teens in the U.S. ages 16-19 were killed and 221,313 were treated in emergency departments for injuries suffered in motor vehicle crashes. State legislature should raise minimum driving age from 16 to 18 because of the immaturity level of 16 year olds, responsibility, and they would be older and have more experience. If driving age was moved up it would make the roads a much safer place to be.
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The driving age should be increased to 18 years old because every day I see how immature some 16 year olds are. They should not be put behind the wheel of a car and put not only themselves but others in danger. They could affect other families with one wrong move. The extra two years will make a difference in the immaturity
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