Here is another of David Hembrow's excellent videos. It shows the route his children take to get themselves to school each day in all weather.
This to me is a proper example of a country showing respect for its children. Over here we seem to prefer to imprison children in backyards and in the back seats of cars and then wonder why, when they finally are let loose with a driver's licence at 17, in many cases they go crazy.
The original post is here.