In the summertime… do you drive with your shoes on, or your shoes off?
In the summer months, when I’m tyipcally sockless and/or wearing sandals, I always drive barefoot!
In the winter months… unless I’m wearing lace-up hiking boots or something, I usually kick off my shoes whenever I’m driving.
I think this silly ritual started years ago when someone convinced me that the right heels of your shoes wear out faster than the heels on your left shoes — from driving!
For the most part, this is true. Especially if you buy cheap shoes like me, you can unevenly wear out the corner soles of a pair of shoes in no time.
So, I look at it this way:
My barefoot driving habit has saved me a fortune on new shoes!
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So, is it illegal to drive barefoot? This video provides some food for thought about barefoot driving: