Sunday, 18 September 2016

The driving age

The driving age should be lowered from 16 to 13

In New Zealand the age that you can start to drive is 16. Imagine if all high school students could drive themselves to school. If the driving age was lowered to 13, it could have some positive and negative effects on our New Zealand roads.

The roads are always packed with cars and busses in the morning because of school. There could be less traffic if all high school students could drive themselves to school. Students would pick up their friends closest to them and go to school together. This would mean less parents on the road. This might also reduce the amount of pollution.

Another positive reason for 13 year olds driving could be children getting to all their activities independently and quickly. Ever had to wait for your Mum or Dad to pick you up from soccer or Kumon? Kids live very busy lives with hobbies and interests. Parents would no longer have to cart their kids around.

However, one negative reason could be

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