What are the steps to get a driver’s license in your country? Do people take lessons at a school, or do they learn from family and friends?
Here are some words and expressions that appear in the video:
break the law (verb): do something illegal
– If you break the law, you may face fines or other penalties.
backseat driver (noun): someone who gives unwanted advice to the driver to control where they go
– Hey. Stop being a backseat driver. I know how to drive.
stress someone out (phrasal verb): make someone feel very nervous or worried
– My parents always stress me out when I drive. They always think I’m going to get in an accident.
wreck (noun): a serious accident
– Three weeks ago, we were in a terrible wreck when a truck lost control on the highway and ran into us.
luck out (phrasal verb): succeed by luck
– You lucked out when the police officer only gave you a warning for speeding.
Now, watch the interview and answer the comprehension questions. You can also turn on the automatically-generated captions for the video once you start it.
What are basic driving rules for these situations, and what is the penalty for violating these laws?