16-year-olds have higher crash rates than drivers of any other age 56% of teens said they talk on the phone while driving statistics show that 16 and 17-year-old driver death rates increase with each additional passenger.
The example the institute uses most prominently is new jersey, the only state with a minimum driver's license age of 17 the report cited a study from 1992-96 in which the rate of crash-related deaths among 16- and 17-year-olds was 18 per 100,000 in new jersey, compared with 26 per 100,000 in connecticut , which had a minimum driver's license age of 16 and 4 months. More teens have been waiting to get their first driver's license since the start of the recession, a trend that could undercut state efforts to reduce deaths of young drivers specifically, safety experts are concerned about the effectiveness of graduated driver's license laws now in place in every state. Yet, arnett further continued, most driving patterns or trends are reported in one age category, 16 to 20 years teen driving, which occurs between ages 15 and 17, may be the most important developmental period between puberty and emerging adulthood in a recent publication focused on the theory and science of emerging adulthood, tanner (2006, p 49) noted: “prior to emerging adulthood, the individual is dependent on and regulated by parents, teachers, and the laws of society.
Many teens look forward to a driver's license at age 16 getting a driver's license at age 16 is considered to be a right of passage for american teenagers in many states each state has different laws regarding minimum age for driving unsupervised. It is easier for an insurance company to supply coverage to a teen if there is another, less risky driver also on the plan con: expense if you do succeed in finding a carrier to provide your car insurance, you should be aware of high costs as a rule, car insurance companies raise costs and keep them high for any driver under the age of 25.
5: builds confidents at an early age rather than learning at a later age and not having as much confidence 6: people with a disability can learn earlier as it might take longer for them to learn 7: it's a start to having freedom.
Advantage of teenagers having driving license at early age i 14 november 2011 give them a brake, maintaining the legal driver’s licenses at age sixteen when you go to the department of motor vehicles the line is inevitably long.
Fewer teens are getting driver's licenses before they turn 18, raising questions about whether new driver restrictions aimed at teens should also apply to older novice drivers (ap) more teens have been waiting to get their first driver's license since the start of the recession, a trend that could undercut state efforts to reduce deaths of young drivers.
If one state allows a full license at age 16, this law should be carried over to the all other states of course teens should be thoroughly tested before receiving a driving license of any kind a suggestion that would help both the law and teens would be to test teens at age 16, but at a high level of expertise. Driving is an important milestone that allows teenagers to transition from childhood into adulthood independently having access to a drivers license means that your child can get from point a to point b alone -- and this is of major importance to most teenagers.