Some people think that the best way to increase road safety is to increase the minimum legal age for driving cars or riding motorbikes. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

For years, governments of different countries around the world have adopted different ways to reduce accidents on the
, there are some who think that the most effective method is to bring the minimum
higher for new cars and motorbike drivers. I completely disagree with
idea as I believe that
is not a factor that can determine a person's ability. While I understand that with time comes maturity, I
think that it all depends on an individual itself. Different people act and react differently to a situation,
, we cannot put everyone in the same basket.
For example
year statistics in Mauritius showed that the rate of accidents caused by young drivers were not far from that of experienced one, showing clear signs that
is not a problem when it comes to
In addition
, a driver is able to perfect himself after experiencing the
for at least two years, meaning that even if the legal
is increased, it would always have a period where drivers will still be seen as a novice.
For instance
, someone who starts driving at an
of 31, will have the same fear and uncertainty as that of an 18 years old and most probably will handle a tricky
situation in the same way. In conclusion, I believe that
cannot be used as a determining element in reducing
accidents as every single individual responds to dangers in a unique way.
, more emphasis could be done
driving schools to gear up inexperienced cars and bike drivers right from the start.
Submitted by nfatemah on

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