As Memorial Day Weekend kicks off the summer driving season, a new study shows that 36 million drivers may not be fit for the roads. For the third year in a row, the GMAC Insurance National Drivers Test shows that too many licensed drivers lack basic driving knowledge. A pool of survey participants representative of the US Census drawn from all 50 states and the District of Columbia completed 20 questions taken from actual written DMV tests. The results were eye opening: If retested today, one in six drivers would fail the test required to get a license.
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Other points of interest drawn from the 2007 GMAC Insurance National Drivers Test include:
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