How Can I Convince My Father to Buy Me a Scooter?

by John

I am 16 years old and in my country it's OK to drive a 50cc scooter. I want to buy one because my school and the swimming pool for my water-polo trainings are too far from my house. I just want a chip scooter to move more conveniently to the places I mentioned above.

But my father doesn't want to buy me a scooter because he thinks that I might do wheelies or anything else that will cause an accident. So, please, can you help me with that? To convince my father that everything will be OK and he must trust me?

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May 18, 2015
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by: Ankit

Even I want a scooty but my father doesn't buy for me he thinks I am to small but every one else of my age has .......:(

Jul 11, 2009
by: Ron Goldwyn

Young man, You have a much better chance of convincing your parents if you are an A student in school. A better solution is for you to earn your own money and get permission to buy it yourself. Finally, save your money so that within the next two years you can purchase an automobileand impress the gals.

May 10, 2009
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by: Kathi

Hey there... It's not really for us to convince your father. Sure, we can say that scooters are safe... provided you drive responsibly. But that's true of any motor vehicle. If you want your father to trust you, then you have to earn that trust. You may also want to think about getting a job, so that you can prove your responsibility and also contribute towards the purchase.

May 10, 2009
by: Tim

Move out of your fathers house and "you" will be able to buy that scooter. Now if you want "him" to buy it then good luck.

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