Taking your driving test is a deeply nerve-wracking experience, but there are times where it's far scarier to be the instructor in the passenger's seat. For every person who perfectly parallel parks and seamlessly abides by the speed limit, there is a driver whose nerves and lack of practice cause them to put the car in terrifying danger.
Luckily, stories of driving students failing spectacularly are far more rare than their tame counterparts. But if we're honest with ourselves, the tales of people almost annihilating themselves in traffic are far more entertaining than any success story.
1. polic1 knows firsthand that kids need to put the phone down.
"Answered his phone."
"My driver's ed teacher said that one kid reclined his seat all the way back, put one foot on the gas and the other on the brake, and grabbed the top of the wheel with one hand and said "Let's go."