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The following questions are raised in this essay: Are we socialising our children to be car users? What are the characteristics that make the car “the natural tool” in organising everyday activities for children and parents? What impact does it have on children and their parents that we no longer walk, but are being driven around? Now, that almost everyone owns a car, can the car still be a cult object for young people? New communication technology interacts with car use. What impact does the interaction between the mobile telephone and the car have on the activity patterns of children and young people, and what are the trends?