41. Some people think that the best way to improve road safety is to increase the minimum legal age for driving a car or motorbike. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

It is a fact that motor vehicle accidents tend to increase annually;
therefore
, it is necessary for governments worldwide to apply proper strategies to prevent car accidents. Some people suggest that governments should increase the minimum legal
age
to obtain the legal
drive
license in
order
to enhance road safety. I strongly agree with
this
suggestion and the essay will discuss my view.
To begin
with, increasing the minimum
age
to be a legal driver is crucial to promote road safety worldwide.
Firstly
, teenagers tend to have fragile mental capacities which make them high-risk drivers. Only when they mature enough and have better capacities to control their mood, they are allowed to
drive
independently in
order
to reduce car accidents.
Besides
, nowadays, traffic systems tend to become more complex over the world, especially in the inner cities. The tough driving conditions require all drivers’ to stay calm during driving.
However
, it is difficult for teenagers to stay calm during urgent situations as driving.
For example
, in Canada, teenagers are allowed to
drive
legally at the
age
of 16 years old with restriction; while, these teenagers are too young to being able to respond quickly to urgent situations during diving which may put them at risk to involve into car accidents.
Therefore
, increasing the
age
of 18 years old should be considered in Canada.
In addition
, nowadays, teenagers face more challenges during their daily lives. They tend to be vulnerable to nurture negative habits
such
drinking  or doing drugs before driving.
Moreover
, mental
health
issues are much common among all inhabitants and
also
cause detrimental efficacy to their fitness for driving, especially for younger ones.  
Finally
, the minimum legal
age
should be various in terms of individual national situations.
For instance
, in Chinese metropolitans, 18 years old is a muss standard for the youth to attend driving school and test because of Chinese complex road systems. If the youth has suffered from mental
health
issues, the proper legal
age
to become a
drive
should be increased in
order
to protect the public.  In conclusion, in
order
to keep motor vehicle accident as low as possible to promote safe driving, governments At least 18 years old is a reasonable
age
for the
he
alth youth;
Accept comma addition
health, youth
while, for the ones with mental
health
issues, the legal ages to
drive
should be increased due to the above reasons. Proper driving rules will enhance national happiness of the public.

Word Count

IELTS says that you should write a minimum of 250 words in writing task 2. If you go under word count you will lose marks in task response.

A very long essay will not give you a higher band score.

Aim for between 260 to 290 words in writing task 2. This will ensure a concise essay and will be realistic in terms of time management. You have only 40 minutes to write the essay and you need around 10 minutes of planning time, so you will not be able to write a long essay in 30 minutes.

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