Should The Driver's License Be Tougher To Get? #YouTellUs

July 19, 2011
Texting while driving

Texting while driving

The road is filled with bad drivers. But is it the fault of the people behind the wheel, or is it really a lack of proper training?

Getting a driver's license has become a simple affair -- too simple, we think. There's a mandatory driver-education class, some behind-the-wheel time, and some supervised driving with an adult and/or a driving instructor. And that's it. Once you've met those requirements, in most states you can walk into the DMV and pass an easy written test to get a license.

This system hasn't changed, but driver distractions have changed the game. We think it's time the system changed to give newbies more training, more education, and more real-world experience--but do you?

So today we ask you, should the driver's license be harder to acquire? Tweet us your response and make sure to include the hashtag #DriversEd -- and you'll join the chorus right here via CoverItLive.

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