|When do you ever HAVE to do this?|
There are very very few places that even offer parallel parking so it is difficult to find a place to practice. This past weekend Brad and I found ourselves standing out in the freezing drizzle pretending to be the cars in the front and back of a space. The next time Michael utters "You just don't trust me" I am going to punch him in the throat! Nothing says trust like a large vehicle coming out you with a teenager behind the wheel.
I am not sure why we are still being tested on this. Why don't we test them on something they really need to know like how to drive with your leg while you eat fries and drink a coke. I would say it is a much more likely scenario than having to parallel park.
The whole thing just makes me want to scream. We spend hundreds of dollars for driver's ed and fifty dollars to take a road test so they can get a license and torment us further by raising our insurance rates and making laws that our teens can't answer their phones while they are driving. How will we ever know where they are? One thing is for sure I know that Michael won't be somewhere trying to parallel park.
I am starting a grass roots movement right now to abolish the parallel parking requirement. It's too late for my child but I will feel my life has served a purpose if no other mom has to waste her emergency Xanax in such a senseless fashion. Game on Governor Snyder!!!!!