Narrative Essay: That Could Never Happen To Me
The crash risk for a teenager is much higher the first year of driving due to being overly confident, distractive passengers, texting, and drugs or alcohol abuse. I’ve been driving for a year and two months and I thought I was invincible. I know how to drift and drive with no hand. I also had two tickets for reckless driving. Everyone always told me “Jessica, you’re going to crash one day!” I just laughed because that could never happen to me, until July 31st, 2012. It was a normal summer day, I hung out with my boyfriend and the day was going well, until Mira texted me and asked me to take her to the dollar store. Mira is my cousin who just has the nastiest attitude ever. If I didn’t say “I’m coming to get you” she would throw a temper tantrum and I didn’t want that so I picked her up.
The moment she stepped into the car I had the worst feeling ever but I ignored it. We went to the dollar store, and I gathered all the stuff that I wanted then I paid and left to the car leaving them inside. Travas followed me out and got into the car with me. I surprised him with the sour blueberry gummy straws he loved so he was preoccupied while we waited for Mira. Five minutes later we saw Mira jogging to the car, I opened the window and she says “do you guys have a dollar?” I said “I only have a credit card and I’m not going to charge just a dollar on it”, she got so angry and started to yell “you spoil travas but you never bothered asking me if I needed anything? You’re a bitch!” I knew better than to have a verbal fight with her because it will never end. She got into the car with the biggest attitude ever. I didn’t want to deal with so I just talked to travas the whole time until we got to his house. Then I dropped him off.
I turned around and said “Mira hop up front with me so we can talk” she didn’t say anything so I drove off and that’s when she started up again. “You know what Jessica you’re a fat bitch, you and travas...