DRIVING: How to Get a License (and Keep It!) by Ross R. Olney

DRIVING: How to Get a License (and Keep It!)

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Olney begins with a profile of the young driver (85 percent of all boys, fewer girls) who is likely to be involved in accidents or moving violations -- he (usually) gets low grades, likes cars and racing (maybe he just drives more?) and has ""a pal who smokes grass"" and ""a girl friend (who) thinks he's a slob""(!). Anyone who can get past this description without feeling insulted is loaded with tips from racing drivers, rundowns of traffic laws and insurance requirements, and advice on how to stand in line for an eye test, how to stay awake (play music you don't like, chew gum) and how to avoid trouble with the cops (don't reach for your pocket until your license is requested, and -- scariest of all -- ""under certain circumstances, you can be arrested. . . for driving under the influence of drugs. . . even laxatives""). Too much.

Pub Date: Sept. 1st, 1974
Page count: 72pp
Publisher: Franklin Watts