The current minimum driving age
is 18 years, but people are allowed to apply for driving licences at the age of 17 years and six months so they can obtain their licence when they turn 18.
The driving age
in the UAE should be increased, not reduced.
We're calling on government to take bold steps by introducing all elements of graduated licensing - including a minimum learning period and post-test licence restrictions - but without compromising safety by simultaneously introducing changes that would increase risk, such as a lower minimum driving age
According to a study, nearly 43 percent of high school students of driving age
, who were surveyed in 2011, reported texting while driving at least once in the past 30 days.
The part of the brain that controls risk-taking doesn't develop until our mid-20s, which means there's a real argument to be made for raising the driving age
But global population in the prime driving age
band continues to grow strongly due to emerging markets," the report noted.
However, not all those of driving age
will become licensed drivers, the report notes.
In the first study to investigate driving as it relates to teens with a high-functioning autism disorder (HFASD), child development and teen driving experts at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies found that two-thirds of teenagers with a high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (HFASD) who are of legal driving age
in their state are currently driving or plan to drive.
The company that considers a policy owner an excellent risk today because they are over 25, married, and have no driving-age children may consider them tarnished when their youngster reaches driving age
Saudi traffic law forbids youngsters under the legal driving age
from obtaining licenses.
We should support the MPs pressing for a rise in the driving age
from 17 to 18 to cut insurance costs.
over their children, either the ones under the driving age
or the ones with
The driving age
should be increased to at least 21.
Summary: DUBAI - Brigadier Mohammed Saif Al Zafin has stood by his opinion to reduce the driving age
limit from 18 to 16 saying that statistics showed that youth are not the only ones who cause traffic accidents.
The benefits of an increase in the driving age
far outweigh the drawbacks.