I know this is an ad, but it’s particularly cute. And it has me thinking about my driving lessons I had as a teen. So tell me about your driving lesson memories.

I was not allowed in the driver’s seat until I was 15. For some strange reason, my parents thought that I should have automatically known how to drive, like my cousin who started at 13 by stealing her parent’s car and hanging out with people much older.

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Anyway, my first teacher was also my high school algebra teacher. He was a very dull old man, who I mainly remember for having the class rule of, “You can talk in class as much as you want, so long as it’s about math”. He pretty much told me that I drove like a chicken with its head cut off. I took my 3 lessons with him that were included in the cost of driver’s ed, and then I learned in an empty Bingo parking lot. My parents were so anxious that they gave up pretty soon after. So I didn’t actually get my license until I was an adult and paid for private lessons on my own. Two lessons with a private instructor undid all of the anxiety from my previous lessons. And that’s how I learned that sometimes it’s worth the money to pay a pro!