So how is your teen getting to the prom this year?
Some of the options laid out in a recent Associated Press story:
- Charter/ Party Bus
- Uber/ Lyft/ Other Ride-Sharing Service
- Drive Themselves
Generally, the thinking is that the option for those teens who refuse to be driven by their parents is to hire a driver. There is some wisdom to that, especially when you consider a recent poll that found more than 90 percent of teens believe their fellow classmates will drink and drive on prom night – but less than 30 percent believed that came with a high degree of danger. Another survey found that 1 in 10 teens reported being a passenger in a vehicle driven by someone under the influence of alcohol or drugs on prom night.
That is truly terrifying. Continue reading