Money may matter more than age when it comes to teen drivers

Jan 17, 2019
As the cost of cars, insurance and drivers ed has climbed, the number of teen drivers has fallen.
"It's much harder for a teenager to be able to afford a car or pay for the costs of driving than was the case 20 years ago,” said Robert Foss, director of the Center for the Study of Young Drivers at the University of North Carolina.
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The sticker shock of driver's ed may keep some teens from driving

Jan 26, 2018
There are lots of costs involved in getting a car: insurance, gas, the car itself. And for teens, there’s another cost: driver’s education. According to Kathi Valeii, a Pacific Standard Magazine contributor, this last cost is not insignificant; in Valeii’s…