Should There Be A National Standard For Teen Drivers' Licenses?

Should There Be A National Standard For Teen Drivers' Licenses?

Right now, 42 states allow teens under the age of 16 to get their learner’s permit and seven of those offer permits to 14-year-olds. Additionally, many states have differing rules about when a teen driver can obtain his full driving rights. A handful of Senators are hoping to gather support for a law that would do away with these variances and also raise the permit age nationally to 16. [More]