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View Poll Results: Increase DL age requirement to 18
Yup 57 55.34%
Nope 46 44.66%
Voters: 103. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-01-2008, 04:03 PM
 
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This I going to be really biased because I am 16, but no I do not think they should increase the DL age to 18. Alot of teens work so it serves as good and fast transportation to get to work on time. And at 16 you already have to pay social security tax, so If you can work and pay taxes then you should be able to drive. Also the cell phone argument isn't always a good one. Everytime I see someone talking on a cell phone in their cars its someone who looks to be in their 30s or 40s. I just think it is a good time to start driving because two years later alot of kids go to college, and you need a form of transportation to get there.
Everyone's biased, some just to different degrees.
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Old 11-01-2008, 11:51 PM
 
Location: Bradenton, Florida
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You're very arrogant to assume that everyplace is just like the place you grew up and that no one should have anything different than what you had. Really, get over it already.
You're saying that public schools don't provide bus service? Then why do I still see school buses out there?
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Old 11-02-2008, 05:37 AM
 
Location: Exit 14C
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I'd rather decrease the age to get a license (and be considered an adult in general) to 13. [shrug]
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Old 11-02-2008, 06:40 AM
 
Location: Pinal County, Arizona
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You're saying that public schools don't provide bus service? Then why do I still see school buses out there?
There are public schools, across the country, that DO NOT provide bus transportation to certain areas -

So yes - not every public school student has access to school bus transportation
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Old 11-02-2008, 12:03 PM
 
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Your poll needs an option of "Age 17". That is my vote.
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Old 11-02-2008, 12:18 PM
 
Location: South FL
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Yes please.

too many young kids (15/16) crashing and getting themselves killed on the road.
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Old 11-02-2008, 02:52 PM
 
Location: Right where I want to be.
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There are public schools, across the country, that DO NOT provide bus transportation to certain areas -

So yes - not every public school student has access to school bus transportation
Thank you...I just couldn't bear to answer again. I was getting a headache.

Also, most private schools do not provide transportation.
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Old 11-02-2008, 10:58 PM
 
Location: Bradenton, Florida
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Thank you...I just couldn't bear to answer again. I was getting a headache.

Also, most private schools do not provide transportation.
If you choose to send your child to a PRIVATE school, then sure, transportation becomes YOUR problem. You could just homeschool them, then transportation would not be an issue.
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Old 11-03-2008, 06:17 AM
 
Location: Pinal County, Arizona
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If you choose to send your child to a PRIVATE school, then sure, transportation becomes YOUR problem. You could just homeschool them, then transportation would not be an issue.
Once again, you refuse to acknowledge reality: School Bus Transportation is NOT AVAILABLE to all Public School Students. Not all Public Schools offer bus transportation.
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