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Tuesday September 23rd 2014

Studies Show Young Adults Surfing More, Driving Less

Studies have found that Internet service providers around the globe are effectively taking would-be young drivers off the road, and business away from departments of transportation.

What on earth are we talking about?

In plain speak, researchers in a number of developed countries – including recently those from the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute – have found young adults prefer to surf the Web, rather than cruise in automobiles.

Among U.S. drivers in their 20s, the Michigan researchers found 94 percent had a driver’s license in 1983, but 25 years later in 2008, that figure had decreased to 84 percent in their 20s with licenses.

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