9. Joel Learns to Drive

Learning to drive seemed scary for Joel at . He had recently purchased his first car, which now sitting on his driveway, looking clean and . The previous owner had maintained it for years had spent a lot of money restoring it its original condition. The car was a BMW, in the year 1984. It was black and only two doors. The interior was also black had leather seating. The vehicle looked practically new Joel, despite it being older than the new of it.

Joel was eager to start driving new car. At 21, Joel had felt the to be driving already. He was attending college the city of Los Angeles, working at a in the city of Montebello, and living in city of Bell. Having a car would make much more convenient. Joel had been getting around means of public transportation. He was ready to taking the bus to school and work.

The thing Joel had to do was to go DMV to register the car under his name. that, he took a driving manual book from to study for the written test. Passing the test was the only way to get a permit. Joel studied for a few days, and his test. With the permit in hand, Joel had to find someone to teach him how drive.

Joel already knew who to ask for lessons. "If I'm going to teach you how drive, you're going to have to commit 100 . Do you understand?" Joel's uncle asked him. "Yes, ," responded Joel. After a month full of trial error, Joel finally learned how to drive his . Although it was scary at first, driving eventually easy enough for Joel.