More Teens Choosing Uber Over Driver's Licenses

More Teens Choosing Uber Over Driver's Licenses

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Tara Bellucci
Apr 11, 2015
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The driver's license, the symbolic definition of teenage freedom, is becoming less important. The New York Times reports that more teens are forgoing their own cars and relying more on ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft to get around. For parents, the trend has safety benefits; 6 of 10 accidents involving teens are due to distracted driving.

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