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More Women Drivers Than Men

Diane Spitaliere and her pet dog Izzie sit in her car outside her house in Alexandria, Va. More women now have driver’s licenses than men, a reversal of a longtime gender gap behind the wheel that transportation researchers say is likely to have significant safety and economic implications. Spitaliere, 58, a retired government worker says: “I want to be in my own car for as long as possible. I want to be independent for as long as I can.” (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Question: Are you a safer driver than your spouse?




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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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