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-->'''Hamm:''' ''(reading the owner's manual)'' [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Oh, I]] ''[[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments seriously]]'' [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments doubt he's getting this kind of mileage]].

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-->'''Hamm:''' ''(reading the owner's manual)'' [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Oh, I]] ''[[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments seriously]]'' [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments I ''seriously'' doubt he's getting this kind of mileage]].mileage.

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*Sadly a 5 year old boy in Cleveland woke up early one morning and decided to drive his grandmother's car.A few blocks away the car hit a parked car and the airbag deployed at 200 mph, killing him.


* There's an arc in ''Webcomic/OzyAndMillie'' where Millie helps Isolde hijack a semi carrying a load of thermometers... it's a long story. Anyway, for whatever reason, [[https://ozyandmillie.org/2004/08/11/ozy-and-millie-1309/ Millie ends up steering]], even though Isolde is tall enough to manage the task herself, and a good deal closer to legal driving age to boot.

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* There's an arc in ''Webcomic/OzyAndMillie'' where Millie helps Isolde hijack a semi carrying a load of thermometers... it's a long story. Anyway, for whatever reason, [[https://ozyandmillie.org/2004/08/11/ozy-and-millie-1309/ Millie ends up steering]], steering,]] even though Isolde is tall enough to manage the task herself, and a good deal closer to legal driving age to boot.

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See also KidsDrivingCars, which may overlap with this trope in some cases (i.e. if two or more kids are cooperating to drive a single car).


* Creator/RoaldDahl recounts in his first autobiography ''Boy: Tales of Childhood'' about how he drove his dad's Austin Seven down a track through the woods to rescue him after he got stuck while trying to hunt pheasants.

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* There's an arc in ''Webcomic/OzyAndMillie'' where Millie helps Isolde hijack a semi carrying a load of thermometers... it's a long story. Anyway, for whatever reason, [[https://ozyandmillie.org/2004/08/11/ozy-and-millie-1309/ Millie ends up steering]], even though Isolde is tall enough to manage the task herself, and a good deal closer to legal driving age to boot.

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* Given a rare full-size - and [[PlayedForDrama entirely non-comical]] - example in ''{{Film/Flight}}''. With his malfunctioning plane in a barely-controlled dive, Captain Whitaker has to wrestle the control yoke with both hands, forcing him to rely on his co-pilot and a stewardess to operate flaps, throttle and landing gear for the improvised landing.

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* Creator/RoaldDahl recounts in his first autobiography ''Boy: Tales of Childhood'' about how he drove his dad's Austin Seven down a track through the woods to rescue him after he got stuck while trying to hunt pheasants.


** Turns out, this is TruthInTelevision; there have been cases where children have taken cars and have somehow managed to drive them reasonably competently, although it doesn't happen that often:
* In July 2009, a 7-year-old boy in Utah [[http://www.chinoblanco.com/2009/07/seven-year-old-utah-boy-makes-his.html stole his family's car]] in an attempt to get out of going to church.
* In 2011, another 7-year-old boy in Michigan [[https://www.cbsnews.com/news/7-year-old-boy-drives-20-miles-hits-50-mph/ took the family Pontiac Sunfire]] to try and drive to his dad, who lived 12 miles away. He ended up driving for over 20 miles at speeds close to 50 miles per hour before the police managed to urge him to stop the car.

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** * Turns out, this is TruthInTelevision; there have been cases where children have taken cars and have somehow managed to drive them reasonably competently, although it doesn't happen that often:
* ** In July 2009, a 7-year-old boy in Utah [[http://www.chinoblanco.com/2009/07/seven-year-old-utah-boy-makes-his.html stole his family's car]] in an attempt to get out of going to church.
* ** In 2011, another 7-year-old boy in Michigan [[https://www.cbsnews.com/news/7-year-old-boy-drives-20-miles-hits-50-mph/ took the family Pontiac Sunfire]] to try and drive to his dad, who lived 12 miles away. He ended up driving for over 20 miles at speeds close to 50 miles per hour before the police managed to urge him to stop the car.

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** Turns out, this is TruthInTelevision; there have been cases where children have taken cars and have somehow managed to drive them reasonably competently, although it doesn't happen that often:


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* In 2011, another 7-year-old boy in Michigan [[https://www.cbsnews.com/news/7-year-old-boy-drives-20-miles-hits-50-mph/ took the family Pontiac Sunfire]] to try and drive to his dad, who lived 12 miles away. He ended up driving for over 20 miles at speeds close to 50 miles per hour before the police managed to urge him to stop the car.

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-->'''Hamm:''' ''(reading the owner's manual)'' [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Oh, I]] ''[[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments seriously]]'' [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments doubt he's getting this kind of mileage]].

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* ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'': We have Team Rocket's Meowth driving cars and trucks will no visible signs of problem at all (besides the twerps...).


* ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt'': Chuck and Fastener drive their respective owner's cars in Episode 6, this combined with CarFu.

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* ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt'': Chuck and Fastener drive their respective owner's cars in Episode 6, 6; this is combined with CarFu.CarFu, of all things.

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* ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt'': Chuck and Fastener drive their respective owner's cars in Episode 6, this combined with CarFu.
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