If, in fact, you know the people in your "group", then I can see this being a great thing. If you don't, I would never advise sending children off with strangers. Even people in authority roles can no longer be held at the same level of trust as they once could have. Of course, you always have the option of getting to know the people before officially signing up. I'd love to hear from anyone who uses this site.
"Now, as a coach, teacher, instructor or organizer you can help the families in
your activity save time, money and the environment by carpooling with other
families in your group. Best of all, families get a helping hand with
transportation for their children!"
Monday, April 14, 2008
I was reading an article about a carpooling website called, Divide the Ride. Apparently, you can sign up to be part of a carpool. While it sounds fantastic, I have to say, I'm sceptical. Carpooling with people you know is one thing and I'm all for that. Unfortunately though, we live in a world where strangers can't always be trusted. The site describes it's service as follows: