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Learning to Drive

So You Can Give Driving Lessons In Exchange For Sex In Holland

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.22.2015 | Weird News

It isn't that far to the backseat anyway. Driving instructors in Holland can trade lessons for sex, cabinet ministers reportedly declared. After debat...

Patricia Clarkson Takes the Wheel

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.09.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It is unmistakably Patricia Clarkson on the phone, that husky, honeyed purr and laugh too distinctive not to recognize. "I'm a New Orleans native, so...

Interview: Patricia Clarkson on Learning to Drive

Zaki Hasan | Posted 08.27.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For her latest project, the luminous Clarkson stars in Isabell Coixet's Learning to Drive, a charming slice-of-life fable co-starring Sir Ben Kingsley.

Driving to Maturity

Scott De Buitléir | Posted 08.24.2016 | Travel
Scott De Buitléir

"Hey. I've been in a crash. I'm okay, but I've missed the flight home. I'll call you later." Getting a text message like that from my partner was the...

Movie Review: Learning to Drive -- Life Lessons

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.20.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

We take our mentors where we find them in life, though it's not always apparent who's teaching who. That's the case in Learning to Drive, a comic drama by Isabel Coixet that offers beautifully matched performances by Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley.

Ben Kingsley Wants His New Movie To Change Americans' Image Of Sikhs

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 08.21.2015 | Religion

In his new film, "Learning to Drive, " Academy Award-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley plays a soft-spoken Sikh taxi driver, Darwan, who gives driving le...

Should You Force Your Teen to Learn to Drive?

Judy Mollen Walters | Posted 04.12.2015 | Parents
Judy Mollen Walters

Driving is one of the major milestones of growing up; it signals independence and adulthood and moving away. Even with a healthy dose of fear, we, as parents, should embrace this time and we should encourage our kids to embrace it, too.

Outta My Way

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 03.14.2015 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

ignored the wheelchair for weeks. I wanted nothing to do with it. It was a reminder that I am no longer an active, agile young woman accustomed to flitting hither and yon under my own steam. To acknowledge and accept it meant I was officially ancient and disabled.

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Wednesday, Sept. 10

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.11.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Entitlement is also an issue in Noah Baumbach's wonderfully acidic While We're Young, which captures a pair of Gen-Xers, Josh and Cornelia (Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts), at a crisis point.

15 More Things To Add To Your Teenage Bucket List

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 08.14.2014 | Teen

Give yourselves a pat on the back, guys -- teens are working harder today than ever before (but you already knew that). The problem is, between attend...

The One Rite Of Passage I Won't Take Part In

Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.15.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

When it came time to teach my 16-year-old daughter to drive, the division of parental duties was a clear and obvious choice: My husband would do it and all parties involved would do their utmost to keep me as uninformed as possible. Trust me, it's better this way.

How My Daughter Drove Me To Early Stage Empty Nest Syndrome

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

August marks the start of a painful time in the lives of some mid-lifers: The Empty Nest Syndrome. It's when our kids pack up and leave our homes for ...

How Parents Can Prepare to Teach Their Kids to Drive

Drew Hendricks | Posted 04.22.2013 | Parents
Drew Hendricks

Parenthood has often been called the hardest job there is. Guiding a boy or girl through their childhood, into their teens and then onto adulthood can make any seasoned adult nervous, especially when some of the biggest rites of passage have to be tackled

Celebrating the Drive

Zach Veach | Posted 11.17.2012 | Teen
Zach Veach

Learning to drive is something that I think many of us take for granted. But taking the step in life to learn to drive is a major milestone and should never be treated lightly!

Not Driven To Drive

Reuters | Posted 09.01.2012 | Money

* A former rite of passage becomes a chore for some * Slack economy, environmental concerns help push a trend By Deborah...

Learning to Drive Again

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 07.24.2012 | Women
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

I let my driver's license expire. For years, it didn't seem like such a big deal. Frankly, not driving had some nice benefits: Riding in the passenger's seat was the one time in my life I could relax.

Whizzing Around Familiar Corners at Unfamiliar Angles

One For The Table | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
One For The Table

My daughter is learning to drive and I'm experiencing the sensation of whizzing around familiar corners at unfamiliar angles. And I'm trying very hard...

Afghan Troops Still Learning To Drive

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Afghan Sgt. Maj. Barakatullah Kolistani, who trains army recruits, is confident that his fledgling soldiers are learning the discipline, strategic ski...