Tomorrow the kids are having a walk to school day. 1 teacher from each year level, a local footballer, 2 police officers and some parents are walking the kids from a location 30 minutes from the school.
No, I would not let her. It's unsafe for her.
For us, we were driven until I was year 10 and my brother was year 12, then we were dropped to my little brother's school and walked 10 minutes to our school.