Should we raise the minimum driving age?
Broadcast: Midmorning, 09/11/2008, 9:06 a.m.
A new report by an auto safety group urges states to raise the age for getting a driver's license to 17 or even 18. They argue that raising the age would substantially reduce crashes involving teen drivers.
- Russ Rader: With the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
- Arthur Goodwin: Senior research associate with the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center.
- Rep. Kim Norton: DFL-Rochester, chief author of a bill that adopted a Graduated Drivers License standard for Minnesota. The bill also restricted night driving and passenger loads for newly licensed teen drivers.
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