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I Don't Have a Driver's License

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    Finally Got It - I didnt hold a d.l. For most of my life,i took the bus,to get around got rides & just plain walked i took the test about three time"s in nevada before i finally...
    jenny5144 jenny5144 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2013

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    I'm 17 and all my friends have their license. I just don't see the rush?
    perfectionistoofaraway perfectionistoofaraway 16-17, F 7 Responses Jan 28

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    I'm 24... - And I STILL don't have my driver's license. I tried when I was 17 - 19 years old. Failed miserably because the car I used for my road test had ****** brakes and the...
    JNino JNino 22-25 2 Responses Apr 25, 2009

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    Failed It Once And Not Bothered - Public transportation in where I live is pretty accessible so there isn't a need for it here. I took my driving test at 20 and flunked it (thanks...
    eastend2012 eastend2012 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 11, 2012

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    A Right Or Privallage - U turn 16 and think freedom, my car with a mix cd in! Why do most teens think it is a right? i do not drive I may never drive i like to have time in the...
    annie2011 annie2011 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    I Also Don't Have, Nor Can I Get, A Driver's License... - I first tried at 21 (I always felt 16 was too young to drive anyway) to get a license.  I got the learners permit...
    kespethdude kespethdude 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 16, 2010

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    20 and have No License - i live in louisiana, have my own place, blah blah blah, i was practicing driving one night & me and my boyfriend got into a really bad accident where i...
    yawnybell yawnybell 18-21 Dec 23, 2012

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    I Want To Learn But I Need Help! - I’m 22 and still have never gotten my driver’s license. As a teenager my parents never cared if I learned how to drive, never taught me, and...
    Lukka Lukka 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 15, 2013

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    21 & Still Not Driving... - I am 21 years old and I am still not a licensed driver, though not for lack of trying. Like many others, I took SEG 1 in High School through Sears...
    SoConfusified SoConfusified 18-21 1 Response Apr 17, 2012

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    No License At The Age Of 22 - When I was 16 (the age to get a permit in my state), my parents didn't feel I was ready to drive.  At the time I hated them, but as I get older and...
    LimeGreenGirl LimeGreenGirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 9, 2011

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    I Will Face My Fear (update) - I'm 20 years old and still don't have my driver's license. I even took driving lessons in school and it didn't help one bit. Actually just recently...
    Evlana Evlana 22-25, F Oct 9, 2011

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    I Can't Believe It! - A few days ago I was able to tackle my phobia as -finally- one of my friend's trusted me to get behind the wheel! I was nervous at first but pretty excited...
    MaryAlias MaryAlias 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2012

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    It's Expensive to Drive, Plus I Don't Feel I Need a License - I haven't learned to drive mostly cuz i've been too poor to afford all the stuff that comes with owning a car. It is...
    alwaysalone alwaysalone 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2008

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    Didn't Have One, Don't Want One - Never wanted one.  When I was a kid, I looked up at the teen-agers and said "Cooooool! I can't wait till I can drive...
    Cade Cade 18-21 Feb 5, 2009

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    Not Yet, Anyway - I'm just too lazy =P I haven't even sent off my papers yet. Or started setting up my driving lessons. That ought to give me a push =P Hopefully I'll get one soon...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 30, 2008

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    I Used To But Hell Happened!! - I really enjoyed learning to drive... I wish I had done it earlier but I was so afraid after the car accident... I went for my learners when I was...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jun 21, 2011

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    Failed For the 4th Time. FML! - I dont know WHAT I was thinking. My failing is purely my fault. I get so nervous when I'm with the driving examiners. I feel like they're invisibly...
    RitaRee RitaRee 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    I'm 21 and don't have a license. I've gotten my permit a few times but when I would get it re-newed, never really drove around that much and never really gained that confidence. I...
    thisoneweirdo thisoneweirdo 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    I passed the permit test with no trouble at all. It wasn't until I was ready to take the road test I started to have problems. I've tried to get it five times as of today, but for...
    xxrayxx33 xxrayxx33 18-21, M Mar 25

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    I really have no interest in cars or driving them, but unfortunately my job will soon require me to do it. Much rather just get a motorcycle.
    Northerner242 Northerner242 22-25, M Apr 5

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    I'm 21(will be 22 in April)with no driver's license. Ever since I was a teenager, I have shown in interest in driving so that I could become more independent, but at the same time...
    jrapril92 jrapril92 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    I Have Walked So Many Miles - I have lived on this earth almost 29 years and I have never driven. I took lessons for a while but ended up chickeing out. I am glad to find others...
    starzzy31 starzzy31 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 7, 2012

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    22 and No License - i dont have mine but i am looking forward to learning to drive this year.
    SomebodyHelpMe SomebodyHelpMe 21-25, F 5 Responses Jan 30, 2008

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    For several reasons actually. For starters, I live in the city so barely any free parking, also i lack the funds for a car and i also tend to zone out on long drives. Not that safe...
    OmegaJunk OmegaJunk 22-25, F Feb 22

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    Panic - I knew right from the beginning that it wouldn't do me any good. But I had to try it. Everyone wanted me to no matter what I said. So I passed the theoretical test with...
    GothGrrrl GothGrrrl 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 12, 2007

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    No Desire - I don't really have the desire to get my license either. I'll probably get it soon-ish. Maybe. Just in case of emergencies. Otherwise I prefer to take the bus or bike...
    Knabble Knabble 18-21, F Oct 9, 2011

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    I which I could pas the written. My ADHD get in the way and I keep failing the written no matter how much i study ct does not do the written in oral so I'll never my license and...
    Ali37sBrattyAngel Ali37sBrattyAngel 31-35, F 7 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    It's Embarassing - I've had my permit for about a year now. I got it at 19 after I finally passed my permit test on the 6 or 7th try. There's a story behind this that no one really...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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    I Had A Scare. - I had successfully earned my learner's permit. But I haven't clocked up enough hours of practice due to a near miss at a roundabout, which rattled me. Merging is...
    3naturespice3 3naturespice3 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2013

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    Dont Want One! - I don't have a driver's license. It expired several years ago. I don't even want one! I don't want to drive. The people out there are crazy! Especially those who...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T Sep 21, 2013

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    I am not giving up, but I don't know what more I can do. - At 14, I was diagnosed with epilepsy. Even to this day, I have never been able to figure out why I have them, and they...
    iSpyce iSpyce 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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    Why So Serious? - When did not having a driver's license become shameful? I'm proud of the fact that I don't, it makes me choose commuting, carpooling, bicycling, all healthy and...
    Themsen Themsen 22-25, M Nov 5, 2011

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    An Almost Discrimination -     I can't believe there is a group like this! Somehow, I never got a driver's license. There's nothing wrong with me (I think that's exactly what...
    GingerishMagic GingerishMagic 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2012

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    Permit ugh. 9 months to go
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F Feb 21

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    32... No License - I'm 32 and male... I don't have a drivers license, and it's very embarrassing. It's just i have this fear of driving. When i was a teen, i was in a bad car...
    Warren1979 Warren1979 31-35 1 Response Jun 6, 2012

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    damn it yes!! ive had 3 driving lessons before. and still no drivers license
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F Apr 5

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    I Do Have a Drivers License. ... - I do have a drivers license. How else can you get to where you're going on time?
    sweetd sweetd 56-60, F Jan 16, 2008

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    My Grandfather - (This is my dad's story) My grandfather, inexplicably, never renewed his driver's license. It expired on his birthday in 1975. He apparently never gave it a...
    Mary1283 Mary1283 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 17, 2011

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    I Am 32 Years Old And Have Never Had A License - I am 32 years old and have never had a driver's license which really was not an issue when I lived in the city now I live in a...
    Nightweirdo Nightweirdo 31-35 4 Responses Jan 20, 2011

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    Embarrassing… I Know!!! - Living in the city , there really wasn't a need for a driver's license. I state ID? of course!! but luckily I live near many subway stations and subway...
    TheRenegade TheRenegade 26-30, M 4 Responses Sep 4, 2012

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    I'm 23. When I turned 16, I talked a big game about not needing my license. My mom (very overprotective and anxiety-driven when it comes to her kids) basically convinced me that...
    flameoffire flameoffire 22-25, F Jan 30

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    I like to think I'm being green, but really I'm just too terrified about the possibility of killing someone, especially a child.
    thesylvan thesylvan 41-45, M Jan 25

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    I’Ve Just Failed The 4th Time - Hi everyone, I’ve just failed the 4th time the driving test even though I passed the theory exam from the first time. My problem is that I don...
    Kabaevaa Kabaevaa 26-30 2 Responses Jul 12, 2013

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    Never Did - I had taken driver's ed classes a few times and... never got over the phobia for driving after not doing well behind the wheel at all. I don't think I ever will drive...
    parakeet8157 parakeet8157 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 5, 2012

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    I Want It...just Afraid - I have never been that interested in getting it. I was one of those 16 yr olds who "couldn't" wait to get permit nor was I a 18 yr old who got my driver...
    armysweetheart9 armysweetheart9 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2012

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    No License - I don't have a driver's license. I have never even had a learner's permit or been in a driver's seat of a car. I don't know how to drive and have never learned how. I...
    Sweetheartxoxo Sweetheartxoxo 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 26, 2008

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    I'm 28 and Embarassed About Not Having a Dl Yet! - I writing this because i came to this site hoping to make myself feel better. i'm pretty stressed out right now and thought maybe...
    newdriver newdriver 26-30 16 Responses Aug 24, 2009

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    Show Me Your License - A police officer pulled a young woman over for speeding and politely asked to see her license. "Why don't you cops get your act together," she said in a...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F Apr 22, 2013

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    I'm almost 29. I've never really had a desire to drive. If it becomes a necessity I guess I'll go get a license, but for now I seem to be managing without one.
    RuxpinCA RuxpinCA 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 30

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    20 Without Driver's License - I got my learners permit the day I was legally allowed to and I was really excited about driving, but both my parents have full time jobs and would...
    Jlkelley92 Jlkelley92 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2012

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