Hey Mia: Have you ever been arrested?

Ah, the glorious teenage years where your ability to assess risk is hampered slightly by your sense of adventure and adolescent spirit. Haven’t we all made choices as teenagers that we’d love to go back and undo?

In the video (above) Mia shares a very close-call with the cops. As a teenager she decided to teach her friend, both L-platers, how to drive, while her parents were away, of course. Fortunately everyone involved was safe and sound after the incident. The result? Well, not an arrest as such but a very remorseful Mia who learnt a seriously valuable lesson.

Now as a mother of a teenager, Mia reflects on the scientific fact: “The consequence part of your brain just isn’t developed” when you’re a teenager. Indeed…