Keys to Adulthood: Arizona Bill Would let Foster Kids Buy Car Insurance

AZ Central 

By Mary Jo Pitzl

Foster kids would be able to buy car insurance — if they can afford it — under a bill that is touted as the first step to giving foster teens access to the driving experience. 

When you're a foster kid, there are plenty of barriers to feeling normal

Mark Leeper remembers a key obstacle: He couldn't drive. Not for lack of interest, but because there was no way he could legally obtain the car insurance that was needed to get a permit and, later, a license.

"It wasn't even an option," said Leeper, now 31.

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