Personal Narrative: The Cost Of A Car

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Children are constantly asking their parents for what they need. In reality, they are asking for something they only want. As the children start to mature and become older, they will start asking for more realistic things. I know I am only thirteen, turning fourteen, but this is something we can all start saving up for. I am asking for a car, and I would love for it to be a light blue Volkswagen. It may have seemed expensive at first, but there are still a couple of years until I will be able to drive. For a while, I have been researching the cost of this car. The cost ranges from about $8,500 to $23,000. If you were to help me save up and get a car, I could drive myself to school and ballet. It would be a lot easier for you because you wouldn’t have to rush home and then rush to get me to dance. Say I woke up late, and I missed my bus. Instead of waking you up and having you take me to school, I could just drive myself to school. As you well know, I have my ballet auditions coming up and somebody has to drive me. Then, (when I get older) I'll be able to drive myself to them.…show more content…
One thing I will never do is text and drive. Even talking to someone on the speakerphone is just as dangerous. In 2010, there were a total of 13,806 car crashes caused by texting and driving. Only 65 people died. These results are from Pennsylvania only. Just imagine what bigger states with larger populations are like with people that text and drive. There will have to be restrictions and times that I must be home. I will always have to tell you where I'm going. This isn't going to be as difficult as I thought. Having my own car will prepare me for my life
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