In The Smiths' "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out", the verse goes like this:
Driving in your car, I never never want to go home[...]
Now this got me thinking: Is he riding in the passenger's seat? If so, why did he say 'driving'? It seems unlikely he was actually behind the wheel, since he stated earlier in the lyrics that he wanted to be taken out for a ride. I've looked up online and to be just inside the car is to be 'riding', not driving.
Is it customary for people to be 'driving' in a car, when they're actually not in control of the vehicle?