March 11, 2011 - submitted by The Oracle, United Kingdom

When I answer questions of a personal nature, readers often get in touch with their own thoughts. So, we now have a weekly feature, Team Oracle, whereby each Friday (with the question asker's permission) we open up a question to all of you to answer too. Then, the following Friday, I'll post a selection of the best answers, alongside my own reply.
So, if you'd like to join in, please email your response to the following question, in no more than 200 words, to before Thursday 17th March.

I'm a 20 year old who does not know how to drive. I am terrified of driving because I have been in the front passenger seat of two car accidents. My family tells me all the time that I need to drive and I know it is true. But just thinking about driving makes me really freaked out and sometimes I even feel like crying because of how scary driving seems to me. I need to drive now, because I have to go to school and I can't keep asking for rides. How do you think I can get over this fear and drive already?! Ana."

Look forward to seeing your replies.
The Oracle

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