And here we thought only the young folks were passing on their chance to operate a motor vehicle. Turns out that getting your drivers’ license has been steadily falling out of favor for all Americans since the 1980s.
Baby Boomers are getting older. Their eyesight isn't what it used to be, and their reaction time is slowing. Even if they've been faithful drivers all their lives, their primary means of getting around might start to shift away from the car. Which is great news for public transit in the U.S.
Think Millennials got it bad? You Gen Xers feeling the financial pinch? How are you Baby Boomers getting along these days? Well, you're all a bunch of whiners. Just be thankful you weren't part of the Trapped Generation.