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Not Taking The Car Keys Just Yet

When our oldest daughter turned 15 a family member said, "So, are you taking her to get her driver's permit soon?"  Um, no.  It actually never occurred to me that she was at driving age!  We live in a city with a great public transit system so the need, or desire, to drive is really a personal choice, not a necessity.  However, she has been asking questions about driving rules for a while now so we need to get organized here.

She started asking some of her friends about driving and they were telling her stories of how they got tripped up on some of the questions on the written part of the learner's permit test.  I remember studying the drivers manual for weeks in preparation of the test.  (Most days I think my fellow drivers need to freshen up on the manual!)  Test taking isn't easy for everyone and I've found a site that can help our future drivers prepare, click here for DMVCheatSheets.com.


I was very surprised to learn that the drivers training classes that were offered to me in high school are no longer available.  I just thought it was a given.  So if the driving instruction is up to me, and my husband Rob, we will be looking into all of the support we can find to make sure our girls are full of knowledge once their ready to borrow the car keys.  (Oh, how I wish that its years away!)



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