Getting a Driver’s License is Losing Popularity in the US

Washington Post: “A new study from the University of Michigan’s Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle tracks data on the share of Americans of different ages who have driver’s licenses. Turns out that among the young, the share has plummeted over the last three decades.”

“It’s unclear what’s behind these longer-term downswings in driver’s licensing. Maybe they have to do with increased urbanization, changes in access to public transit, changes in licensing laws or other forces.”

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