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Should SUV drivers get a seperate license?

Some people believe that SUVs are just too big and heavy to be driving on the same roads as regular cars, and that they pose a danger to other drivers and pedestrians. Let’s take a closer look at this issue and see if there is truth to these claims.

In the United States, there are different license classifications for different types of vehicles.

There is a Class A, B, and C license, and each one corresponds to a different type of vehicle. Sedans are in Class D, but what about SUVs?

SUVs are heavier than sedans

SUVs are, on average, heavier than sedans. This means that they require more stopping distance to come to a complete stop. In addition, SUVs are not as maneuverable as sedans. This can make it difficult for SUV drivers to navigate tight spaces and crowded roads.

When it comes to safety ratings, SUVs are not necessarily any better or worse than sedan cars. However, the number of accidents involving SUVs is on the rise.

The modern SUV represents a new level personal freedom not possible before
The modern SUV represents a new level personal freedom not possible before – Stefan Widua – unsplash

This could be due to the fact that there are simply more SUVs on the road these days than there were in the past. It could also be because SUV drivers tend to take more risks than those driving smaller cars.

So, is it time for a special license for SUV drivers? That is a difficult question to answer. While SUVs do have some unique challenges, they are not necessarily any more difficult to drive than a regular car.

Ultimately, the decision will come down to whether or not the government feels that the risks posed by SUVs warrant a separate license classification. Only time will tell.