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Is anyone trying to teach their teen how to drive?

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Asked by nehi81 at 4:52 PM on Sep. 16, 2010 in Teens (13-17)

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  • I've done it 3 times. I taught 2 of them to drive a standard transmission. We decided the youngest should stick with an automatic. My sons have been good drivers.


    Answer by Gailll at 4:54 PM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • I was the one who rode with my teen/taught my teen while he was accumulating his required hours for purposes of getting his driver's license. How's it going for you???

    Answer by FootballMom85 at 4:55 PM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • OMG yes. son is 15 and got his permit a few months ago. pass the prozac and a spliff, please :)

    Answer by CFMPprincess at 7:30 PM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • good luck =)

    Answer by sstepph at 8:12 PM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • A few years ago it was our twin sons. Now we are working with our daaughter. And I've got another coming in 2 yrs.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 9:23 PM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • UGH yes!! ANd it isn't easy. Good Luck. Sign them up for safty courses.

    Answer by GPSGKR at 11:05 AM on Sep. 17, 2010

  • My parents didn't teach me to drive...My sister did and I learned better from her then my parents because they got frustrated fast.

    Sign them up for classes...I wasn't allowed to drive my moms car until I took the driving part of the class.

    I know that honda offers classes that teaches kids how to drive on ice or snow and rain.

    Answer by Smiley001 at 1:41 PM on Sep. 17, 2010

  • My husband and I taught our oldest how to drive. She's now 18 and an excellent driver. Now it's on to our 16 yo and she doesn't seem too anxious to learn. But I did tell her that if she doesn't learn before her brother's old enough to start, then she loses her turn. Anyway, I won't send them to the classes because it's over $400 and they only spend 6 hours behind the wheel. We gave dd at least 5 times that much before she took her driving test.

    Answer by ceallaigh at 2:19 PM on Sep. 17, 2010

  • Yes, I have two teens with learner's permits.

    Answer by Roadfamily6now at 3:52 PM on Sep. 17, 2010

  • yes but i have to say i have pawned this chore off on my own father (grandpa) because he taught me to drive and he has way more stamina for it than i do........

    Answer by cara124 at 10:27 AM on Sep. 18, 2010

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