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We're Driving Less: What That Means

February 2, 2016

Younger age groups are now less likely to get a driver's license. The number for 20- to 24-year-olds, for example, fell from 92 percent in 1983 to 77 percent in 2014 says Senior Fellow Thomas Hemphill.

Other groups actually saw an increase between 1983 and 2008, the most dramatic (from 55 percent to 78 percent) being among those over 70. But all age groups have seen a decline since at least 2011.


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