Is It Too Easy To Acquire A Driver's License? #YouTellUs

July 19, 2011
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Driving while distracted is the new media epidemic, and there's a lot of truth to the hype. But beyond texting, eating, reading, and working while driving, should some of these people even be driving? Are they receiving the proper training, or just slipping through the cracks of the system?

Distractions and technology have changed behind the wheel, driver education hasn't. Teenagers still go through a driver's education system that hasn't gotten any better over the years. With so much new technology out there, shouldn't we be investing more into our young drivers' education?

Today, we're asking you to speak out. Is it too easy to acquire a driver's license? 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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