Omaha quintuplets get behind the wheelUPDATED 5:54 AM HST Oct 01, 2013Video Transcript
TEENAGE DRIVERS. TWO WORDS ENOUGH TO CAUSE ANXIETY ATTACKS, ESPECIALLY FOR PARENTS. AND ITS TOUGH ENOUGH.. WHEN YOU JUST HAVE ONE CHILD GETTING WHEELS. FOR A NORTHWEST OMAHA FAMILY... áONE..WOULD BE EASY. KETV NEWSWATCH SEVEN'S JEREMY MASKEL JOINS US LIVE WITH THIS NEW STORY. ROB AND BRANDI- THIS IS A FIRST FAMILY - WHEN IT COMES TO MULTIPLES IN NEBRASKA. IF YOU'VE WATCHED K-E-T-V FOR SOME TIME - YOU MAY KNOW THE NAME. THEY ARE LETTING áEVERYONE IN TO THIS TRIP áBEHIND THE WHEEL - TO TRY AND MAKE EVERYONE'S EXPERIENCE - MORE SAFE. ( NATS: or, you can draw a symbol. ) NICK JANSEN IS WHAT YOU'D EXPECT... FOR AN ENGAGED SOPHOMORE AT CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL. REALLY - SO IS HIS BROTHER CARTER. THEN AGAIN - SO ARE áALL THE JANSEN SOPHOMORES. ( elija, carter, taylor, miranda, nick ) THAT IS RIGHT - FIVE - FIFTEEN YEAR OLDS. WE INTRODUCED YOU TO THE JANSEN'S BACK IN 1998. THEY'RE NEBRASKA'S áFIRST QUINTUPLETS.( NATS starting car ) TODAY -( NATS dinging in car ) THEY'RE LEARNING TO DRIVE - TOGETHER.( NATS: ready to go? Yep. ) ALL FIVE EARNED THEIR PERMITS IN JULY ... WITH THE WHOLE RANGE - OF EXPECTATIONS.( I was really really nervous because when I tried to turn I thought I was just going to run into the curb. )( honestly I didn't think it was fun at all. ) LIKE THIS RIDE AROUND THE BLOCK - EACH ONE GETS A TRIP BEHIND THE WHEEL ONCE A WEEK.( Bennington, yep, that's it, yup. ) AFTER ALL THERE ARE SEVERAL SCHEDULES TO COORDINATE HERE.( we're going to work on parking and changing lanes next. ) SOMEHOW - DAD, JEFF, HAS KEPT IT TOGETHER. THOUGH HE IS TARGETING HIS DIRECTIONS THESE DAYS ...( I say turn right at the stop sign, well he does that, but he forgets to stop. ) AND - THESE TEENS ARE GOING A MILE FURTHER.. THEY'RE áSHARING THEIR LESSONS - ONLINE. PARTNERING WITH STATE FARM - THEY'VE LAUNCHED A VIDEO BLOG AT FIVE-WILL-DRIVE-DOT-CO M.( it's a lot to have one new driver. This is a family that's going through that times five. We think they've got a great story to tell )( we're basically just telling our story. ) THE HOPE IS - FAMILIES OF FIVE KIDS - OR ONE - WILL TALK ABOUT SAFE DRIVING. THE GOOD...( yeah, i'm enjoying it. ) EVEN - THE ROUGH ROAD..( i'm better at turning than I was before. ) IN ONE OF LIFE'S BIGGEST STEPS -- OR DRIVES, HERE... IN THIS CASE - FIVE TIMES OVER. WE'VE LINKED TO THE JANSEN'S BLOG ONLINE - JUST CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE K-E-T-V DOT COM. THEY UPDATE THE SITE ABOUT EVERY THURSDAY. ROB, BRANDI BACK TO YOU.