Driving a car is serious business. Show that you’re ready for the experience by paying attention when other people are driving.

1. Pick your location.

Find an empty parking lot or open, flat field. Fewer obstacles means fewer opportunities for collisions. Have the adult drive the car to a spot where there is nothing in front of the car for as far as possible and turn off the engine.

2. Get behind the wheel.

The adult will have to work the pedals and levers, so have them slide their seat back to make a space on their lap for you to sit. Make ...

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