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Who Taught you to drive?

Urban legends of driving

As a kid, I held my breath when passing an old graveyard on my way to school. With all those spirits in the ground, you didn’t dare breathe normally — or else!

At some point, I stopped believing in such tall tales. But with Halloween nearly here, urban legends are part of the fun. Our subject, driving, happens to be loaded with them.

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