Talk:School run

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I blame the attitude of English people for this obesity crisis, until I finished high school, my mum and dad made me walk a mile to school, recently I met somebody at college whose mum had to drive him there even though he lives a few yards from home. thats what I call lazyness of the English people

This is not a modern or new phenomenon at all. I have watched old films driver parents delivering students at school gates. The phenomenon was born just a few years after the invention and popularization of cars. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 92.2.66.98 (talk) 15:52, 27 August 2014 (UTC)
It is a modern phenomenon restricted almost wholly to the UK. You only have to spend a little while looking at traffic data to see both how it is a modern phenomenon and to see how it doesnt happen - to any significant level - in any other developed countries. A peculiarly British issue. 213.114.36.184 (talk) 13:06, 2 August 2015 (UTC)