I Want to Learn to Drive

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 82 People

    No Drive To Drive

    Unlike most 16 year olds who are foaming at the mouth to get behind the wheel, I was not. Part of it comes from an anxiety. I was in 2 car accidents, nothing major, but the experience left me paranoid. Another reason is my mother, who is very anxious behind the wheel and that...
    Moonxtal Moonxtal
    26-30, F
    Jan 29, 2010

    Im On It

     as soon as i get my money from Social Security im goin  to get my temps and get started ... i need this to increase my independence and self esteem  plus how else am i going to get back and forth from  bone crushers
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    Nov 22, 2007

    Tired of Being Scared

    When I was 18 me and my mom was in a bad accident and I died.  I know that sounds crazy cuz why would I be here writing if I was dead.  Well, some higher ups sent me back and said it wasn't my time.  But ever since then I have been sooooo scared of driving. ...
    lilyiam07 lilyiam07
    31-35, F
    11 Responses Nov 6, 2008

    In The Next Few Years!!

    i cant quite afford it just now, but i have just finished paying off my debts, and now its time to seriously start saving money, and within a few years, once i have the money, i will definitely learn to drive and get myself a car!! it isnt really a necessity for me just now, like...
    cowshed123 cowshed123
    36-40, M
    1 Response Feb 6, 2012

    Scared To Drive

    Well, here is my story.   When I was in high school I didn't know many people who drove, I guess a few by the time of graduation, but not many at all. I know you can drive at 16 but it still seemed normal for many people my age (18) to be taking public transit.   Now I...
    timecode timecode
    7 Responses Jan 4, 2011

    Finally! Lessons Booked!

    Well, almost - I have booked a lesson request - so I should get a phone call tomorrow and be able to book some lessons. Time to get back on track with this - Iv been saying Im going to do it for faaar too long and now there is only a month before Max leaves for Aussie. I NEED to...
    jellibeanz jellibeanz
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 27, 2011

    Beep Beep, Beep Beep Yea!

    In NZ you can sit your learners license from 15yrs old - almost 10 yrs on and I still haven't done it.  At first it didn't really matter and when I went away to uni the town I lived in was compact enough that you could walk pretty much everywhere.  Now I am back at home...
    auroraaustralis auroraaustralis
    13 Responses Oct 22, 2008

    I have to wait until I'm sixteen *cries* i have

    places to go but I have to walk and it's so annoying ughhhhhhh
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 15, 2014

    Driving Can Open Doors

    I think it's never to late and tho' I'm 58 i think i might be able to learn to drive, for me the problem would be the theoretic part as I live in Spain so it could be doubly complicated but as have lived here since 1989 my spanish is obviously good enough - anyhow today saw new...
    atmywitsend atmywitsend
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Aug 22, 2007

    Noone Will Teach Me =[

    i dropped out of highschool and i wasnt able to take dirvers ed so i dont know how to drive at all... and noone will teach me how to drive.. my mommy says she doesn't teach her kids how to drive O.O then i asked my sister and she told me to ask my mommy -.- and when i went to...
    MorbidxMalice MorbidxMalice
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 7, 2008

    I Am Stuck At Home With the Kids

    I am 23 and still don't have my license, I have my permit but have never passed my behind the wheel. I got nervous and started crying the first time and was told to pull over and failed. The second time I just got nervous and screwed up on everything that I can do easily normally...
    krispychick krispychick
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 16, 2008
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