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The Anatomy of Crashes Involving Young Drivers - Preventing Teen Motor Crashes - NCBI Bookshelf

The Anatomy of Crashes Involving Young Drivers - Preventing Teen Motor Crashes - NCBI Bookshelf | What is the right age to have a drivers license? | Scoop.it
An understanding of how the number of teen crashes might be reduced begins with an understanding of how they happen. Many of the speakers presented data that shed light not only on the strikingly large scope of the problem, but also on what goes wrong when teenagers have crashes.
(US), National Research Council, Institute of Medicine (US), and And Transportation Research Board (US) Program Committee for a Workshop on Contributions from the Behavioral and Social Sciences in Reducing and Preventing Teen Motor Crashes. The Anatomy of Crashes Involving Young Drivers. U.S. National Library of Medicine, 18 July 0000. Web. 11 Nov. 2014.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK9672/

This online book is about the common errors teenagers make while driving.  It also talks about the risk factors of teenage driving.  The books talks about health problem of teenage drivers.

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What is the Age of Responsibility?

What is the Age of Responsibility? | What is the right age to have a drivers license? | Scoop.it
Justin McNaull grew up in a hurry. By the time he was 23, McNaull had graduated from college, married and gone to work for his local...

Greenblatt, Alan. "What Is the Age of Responsibility?" What Is the Age of Responsibility? N.p., 30 Sept. 2009. Web. 11 Nov. 2014.

http://www.governing.com/topics/public-justice-safety/What-is-the-Age.html

The above article talks about how you can get your license at 16 but you can't rent a car at 23. It also talks about at what age do states see you as responsible.  This article is about determining what is the age of responsibility is. 

 

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Driving age increase to 18 and curfew for new drivers mooted

Driving age increase to 18 and curfew for new drivers mooted | What is the right age to have a drivers license? | Scoop.it
Government-commissioned report suggests 12-month 'learner stage' with at least 120 hours' practice to reduce accidents

Alamy. Transport Research Laboratory. Web. 11 November 2014.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/oct/11/raise-driving-age-to-18-government-commissioned-report ;

The picture is of an L sticker on the back a car.  In some countries the sticker lets people know that you are learning to drive.

 

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Would raising the minimum legal driving age to 18 reduce the number of accidents?

Would raising the minimum legal driving age to 18 reduce the number of accidents? | What is the right age to have a drivers license? | Scoop.it
Debate your views on whether increasing the minimum legal driving age to 18 could reduce the number of accidents.

"Would Raising the Minimum Legal Driving Age to 18 Reduce the Number of Accidents?" The Premier Online Debate Website. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Nov. 2014.

http://www.debate.org/opinions/would-raising-the-minimum-legal-driving-age-to-18-reduce-the-number-of-accidents

The above website is a debate about whether or not raising the driving age to 18 can reduce the number of accidents. 48% of people say yes and 52% of people say no. People can comment on this website and add their opinion.

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USATODAY.com - Is 16 too young to drive a car?

USATODAY.com - Is 16 too young to drive a car? | What is the right age to have a drivers license? | Scoop.it
Raise the driving age.

Davis, Robert. "Is 16 Too Young to Drive a Car?" USATODAY. N.p., 02 Mar. 2005. Web. 10 Nov. 2014.

http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/nation/2005-03-02-teens-cars-main-usat_x.htm

In the above newspaper article Robert David writes about whether or not 16 is too young to drive a car.  He also explains what other countries do in terms of the legal age to drive.  David explains that that the part of the brain that weighs risks isn't fully developed in 16 year olds which causes them to make bad decisions while driving.  He uses statistics to show how many people want to raise the driving age.  David talks about what the law makers think about the driving age. 

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CDC - Podcasts

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CDC has more than 300 different podcasts in 20 series on a wide range of health topics! Enjoy them on line or subscribe and have them automatically delivered to your computer or mobile multimedia player.

“Teen Drinking and Driving”. A minute of health with CDC. 4 October 2012. Podcasts at CDC. CDC.org. Web. 11 October 2014.

http://www2c.cdc.gov/podcasts/player.asp?f=8625638

The above podcast is about how teen are more likely to get in a car accident and Drinking is one of the factors.  It also talks about how having a minimum driving age and graduated driver licensing systems help keep teens safe.

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Should it be Raised to Eighteen? (Legal Driving Age) | Teen Opinion Essay

Should it be Raised to Eighteen? (Legal Driving Age) | Teen Opinion Essay | What is the right age to have a drivers license? | Scoop.it
All on one after school drive, the radio is blasting, phones are endlessly ringing and vibrating, an

Brandes, Kirsten. "Should It Be Raised to Eighteen? (Legal Driving Age)." Teen Ink. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Nov. 2014.

http://www.teenink.com/opinion/all/article/260496/Should-it-be-Raised-to-Eighteen-Legal-Driving-Age/

The above article poses the question Should the legal driving age be raised to eighteen? This article talks about how the adolescent brain is underdeveloped, keeping teens from being safe drivers. The article also gives statistics for why teens shouldn't drive and also what tends to  happen when they do.   

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Group Fuels Debate on Raising Driving Age - YouTube

An influential auto safety group is calling on states to raise the minimum age to get a driver's license. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says sta...

Associated Press. “Group Fuels Debate on Raising Driving Age”. Online video clip. YouTube. YouTube. 9 September 2008. Web. 11 November 2014.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2GpK4G0wtk

This YouTube video is about teenagers talking about why the legal age for driving should stay at 16. It is a debate between the people who say the driving age should stay at 16 and the people who think it should be raised.

 

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Should The Legal Driving Age Be Raised To 18?

Xoinsanity15. "Should The Legal Driving Age Be Raised To 18?" Web blog post. Thoughts.com. N.p., 9 Apr. 2013. Web. 10 Nov. 2014.

http://xoinsanity15.thoughts.com/posts/should-the-legal-driving-age-be-raised-to-18

Should The Legal Driving Age Be Raised to 18 is a blog post by Xoinsanity15.  The blog covers both sides of the story by saying why the legal driving age should stay at 16 but also why it might be a good idea to raise it.  The blog also talks about the statistics of teen drivers getting in accidents because of their irresponsibility. 

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Older Drivers and Cataract: Driving Habits and Crash Risk

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Owsley, Cynthia, Beth Stalvey, Jennifer Wells, and Michael E. Sloane. "The Journals of Gerontology: Series A." Older Drivers and Cataract: Driving Habits and Crash Risk. N.p., 11 June 1998. Web. 10 Nov. 2014.

http://biomedgerontology.oxfordjournals.org/content/54/4/M203.short

The above journal talks about how those over 75 years old get cataracts in their eyes and are still legally able to drive.  Cataracts impair vision and it affects adults over 75 years old.  The journal also gives the results of a driving habits interview with people who had cataracts and those people who didn't.  The results from the interview were that the people with cataracts are more hesitant about driving.  The journal also says that, "older drivers with cataract experience a restriction in their driving mobility and a decrease in their safety on the road".

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