Driving test

Well done on passing your test. Now you need to learn how to drive.

How many of us have heard that one?

Oh, and who is it usually from?

Men, who invariably didn’t pass first time, and continue to break the law either by speeding or drink driving or both. But still insist on giving you the benefit of their Fresh! Manly! Driving! Wisdom!

So to all those women out there who pass their driving test first time in the face of blatant misogyny – ‘women can’t drive’ etc etc etc, stupid crass jokes blah blah blah – er, ignore the advice from the men. It’s worth nothing.

If you have passed your test you are as good as they are on the road. And statistically, as just about everyone knows, far less likely to have an accident.

About roughseasinthemed

I write about my life as an English person living in Spain and Gibraltar, on Roughseas, subjects range from politics and current developments in Gib to book reviews, cooking and getting on with life. My views and thoughts on a variety of topics - depending on my mood of the day - can be found over on Clouds. A few pix are over on Everypic - although it is not a photoblog. And of course my dog had his own blog, but most of you knew that anyway. Pippadogblog etc
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One Response to Driving test

  1. Imogen says:

    yeah! I passed first time, husband passed second time, a few years later (we are same age)however, as much as I love him, he will insist on telling me even now, 30 or more years on after said test passing, HOW TO DRIVE, WHEN TO CHANGE GEAR, BLAH BLAH BLAHsCARLETT'S SECRETARY


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