Once and for all, it is a poor comparison. We don't have a renewable license good for five years that shows we passed a background check. The closest thing is a security clearance for gov't employees.
Some companies are requiring a background check, but I never heard of a handy little card to prove it. Your driving license must be surrendered to the law for inspection on demand.
As has been stated here, driving is a privilege and every American should know that since it is probably on every driving license test in the Union.
The difference between a privilege vs. a right negates the similarities that invite the comparison.
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Last edited by Bud Helms; January 26, 2013 at 10:01 AM.