The 5 Pros And Cons Of Driving
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The 5 Pros And Cons Of Driving

Being a safe yet responsible driver can be hard, but there are more pros to driving than cons.

The 5 Pros And Cons Of Driving

Driving has pros and cons. Some things about driving are good, but some are bad. I feel that driving is something people should do for at least some point in their life.

1. Pro: You have a place to go if you’re bored with no plans.

When you have a license and a car you can be less bored by driving. You can go for a drive when you’re bored, or when you and your friend have nothing better to do. It kills time and you can go see new places and have fun with it.

2. Con: It’s a big responsibility.

You are responsible for your actions. If you don’t drive safely and responsibly you are risking your own life and everyone who’s around you’s life. You have to stay in control and make sure you keep yourself and other drivers safe on the road. You have to watch that you are going the correct speed, and watch for other cars.

3. Pro: You get more independence when you have a car.

When I get my license, I’m going to get a car. And with a car comes independence. You get to go and do more things because you don’t have to ask for a ride. I cannot wait till I have my license. I will be able to go places and do things I normally wouldn’t be able to don because I had no ride. I will get to drive to random places when I’m bored and hang with friends constantly because I will have a way to get to them. I also have a way to hang out with friends who don’t have driver’s licenses.

4. Con: You feel overwhelmed when driving.

You always feel overwhelmed as a new driver. There's so many things to pay attention to and keep track of. You have to watch the signs, cars, and lights. You have to watch where your car is on the road. You have to use turn signals and watch your mirrors. I always get anxious at big intersections or when there are a lot of cars around.

5. Pro: You can forget about other things.

When I drive, I tend to concentrate on driving and forget the rest of what is going on in my life. It’s nice to have a time where you aren’t stressing about drama. I get to forget about stuff going on in life that I don’t like thinking about. I get to have a nice drive and only worry about driving, nothing else. I like to get away from the stress of life and just forget for a bit. Going for drives is good for that. Once I get my license I can go on drives whenever I have nothing to do or when I want to be less stressed.

Being a safe yet responsible driver can be hard, but there are more pros to driving than cons. I feel that there is going to be less stress in my life once I have a license.

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