Many who support lowering the legal driving age will point out that experience and training matter more than age. Those who do not support it point out that the brains of sixteen year old teens are less developed than th... More »

There is ample statistical evidence that teenage drivers are far more dangerous than other drivers on the road, and in light of this, it is difficult to make an argument in favor of lowering the driving age to fourteen. ... More » Government & Politics Law Driving Laws

Though there is typically little support for lowering the driving age, proponents of the idea have suggested that allowing teenagers to drive earlier would give them more experience and confidence behind the wheel. The U... More »

While a car is potentially just as dangerous as consuming alcohol and cigarettes (both of which are restricted to people over the age of 18), raising the legal driving age based on a generalization that younger people do... More »

Supporters argue that raising the driving age will cause a reduction in automobile accidents, while opponents argue that doing so will simply create older drivers who are just as inexperienced. Critics of an increased dr... More »

According to the California Department of Motor Vehicles, the minimum age at which a minor can obtain a driver's license is 16 years old, as of 2015. The minor must have previously held a learner's permit issued by eithe... More »

The debate on whether or not the legal driving age should be raised to 18 has been an issue for more than a decade but, as of January 2015, no law has come into effect to make the change. There are various reasons why so... More »