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with the driving age at 16 there are a lot more accidents. The amount of accidents with teenage drivers is more than triple that of drivers who are older and have had more experience. Teen drivers are more likely to have an accident than drivers of age 60 to 64 or 65 to 69. Overall it would be a good idea to change the driving age to 18. Teenagers tend to be impetuous and not make good decisions in all aspects of life. Waiting the extra two years would give the teenage driver extra time to mature. This would also place any legal obligation on the then adult driver and not the parent. Whats interesting is the leading cause of death for 15 to 24 year olds is auto accidents. In illinois, for example, the driving age rests at 16 years old. At a first glance, it seems better to wait until teens become older to begin driving. driving is one of the most fun things you can do when youre a teenager. The process of getting your license is long, but its worth it. You can get your permit when youre 15 years old, then you have to wait 6 months before getting your license. If inexperience is the cause of many accidents, then raising the driving age to 18 or 25 or even 40 wont change that fact. Teens have to get experience somehow and the only place to do that is behind the wheel. The minimum driving age for one to get their license is 16 years old, and i think its more then fine to stay that way. I think at 16, your average teenager is mature enough to understand the importance and responsibility of getting behind the wheel. Each state has different laws regarding minimum age for driving unsupervised. The majority of states require drivers to be 16 or 16 and a half. States like new jersey require drivers to be 17, while drivers in montana or idaho need only be 15.