[LINK] Internet > less need for real contact & driving licences?

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Wed Jul 25 19:35:58 AEST 2012

At 04:32 PM 25/07/2012, Robin Whittle wrote:
>  "Overall, the observed decrease in driver licensing is consistent
>     with the continued increase in Internet usage," Sivak said. "In our
>     previous research, we found that the percentage of young drivers
>     was inversely related to the proportion of Internet users. Virtual
>     contact, through electronic means, reduces the need for actual
>     contact."

Not to mention the cost of owning a car, the cost of petrol (US: 
gas), and the state of the economy.

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