When I learned to drive my father was too nervous to get behind the wheel with me. My always calm mother did that.
However, there are 3 important “rules of the road” my Dad did teach me, and after30 years of driving I still hear him in my head:
- “drive careful”
- “look out for deer”
- “if you get pulled over just answer yes sir no sir”
The latter came in handy about a year ago when on two different occasions I was pulled over by the same officer for “rolling” through a stop sign. “So the car can stop, you just chose to let it roll” the officer said once I rolled down my window. I s