Should the legal drinking age be lowered to 18, the privilege to drink would be contingent upon completion of an intensive alcohol education course specifically aimed at reducing at-risk drinking and promoting responsible, safe consumption. Because young adults would no longer have to drink behind closed doors to avoid getting caught, their formative encounters with alcohol would be in supervised, controlled environments. An 18 year-old drinking age would effectively remove young adults' drinking from secretive, and dangerous locations.
> Should the legal drinking age be lower than the legal driving age
Education on Drinking Responsibly Must Replace Neo-Prohibitionism. In: Kesbye, Stephan (Ed). Should the Legal Drinking Age be Lowered? Detroit, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2013.
Should the Legal Drinking Age Be Lowered- by aihaozhe2
Should the legal drinking age be lowered to 18. ... It is surprising how many high school students and college students are unsure about the legal drinking age. ... In the backdrop of the lowering of the legal drinking age, several studies and researches found that motor vehicle crashes increased significantly among teens in the states where the minimum legal drinking age was lowered. ... The legislation was quite effective by 1988, every state had a minimum legal drinking age of 21. ... The legal drinking age should be changed to allow 18 year olds the ability t...
Should the legal drinking age be lowered? -The Nation Online
"Should the legal drinking age be lowered in the United States?" The National Minimum Drinking Act of 1984 helped nationalize the legal drinking age of 21. ... Safety and the well-being of others should be the top priority of altering the legal drinking age. ... Even much so that police are inclined to under inforce the legal drinking age of 21. ... Lowering the legal drinking age is an absolute necessity for the well-being of the United States and its youth....