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Old 09-18-07, 07:48 AM   #1
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I drive a car in USA for ten years plus, overall I drive 25 years - motorcycle, truck, russian tank, light military carrier,tractor is all my experience - got only one ticket in USA (1999) for not stopping before turning right on red - and my wife is absolutely sure I drive like an idiot. Looks like DMV and State Farm has better opinion of me than the wife best of all

Anybody experience similar discrimination?
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Old 09-18-07, 08:00 AM   #2
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I know I drive like an idiot, my wife just reminds me of it, a lot.
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People claim I'm a bad driver just because I've totaled 3 cars and gotten 1 DWI, all before the tender age of 23. Is there no justice.
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I drive a car in USA for ten years plus, overall I drive 25 years - motorcycle, truck, russian tank, light military carrier,tractor is all my experience - got only one ticket in USA (1999) for not stopping before turning right on red - and my wife is absolutely sure I drive like an idiot. Looks like DMV and State Farm has better opinion of me than the wife best of all

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OH YEAH, have I experienced this.

I used to have a girlfriend that was HORRIBLE about this. She was the BAD DRIVER because she drove so slow she was a hazard. She always complained I was a bad driver because I drove to fast and recklessly (she'd wait 20 minutes at a stop sign because she wouldn't go if any car was within 1/2 mile).

One day I got a speeding ticket and to her that was instant proof that I was the worse driver because I had a ticket. Well, while on the interstate once, we stopped at a rest stop (she was driving) and when we came out, she STOPPED right at the end of the merge ramp back on to the expressway. I FREAKED and screamed how dangerous it was. You should NEVER stop here, I said. She fought with me to the end about how it was safer if the way wasn't clear.

Finally, when I was going for my driver's ed class (for ticket) I said I'd ask the teacher what he thinks about stopping on end of entrance ramp to expressway. Of course, he freaked and said it was one of the worst, most dangerous things you could do too.

What happens when I tell her? "You are making that up.....he agreed with me and you just don't want to admit it".

There was NO WINNING with her.
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After 5 failed behind the wheel DMV tests and Passing the 6th one, I think I'm an unusually good driver...
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After 5 failed behind the wheel DMV tests and Passing the 6th one, I think I'm an unusually good driver...
yeah, so do we.
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I drive a car in USA for ten years plus, overall I drive 25 years - motorcycle, truck, russian tank, light military carrier,tractor is all my experience ... and my wife is absolutely sure I drive like an idiot. Looks like DMV and State Farm has better opinion of me than the wife best of all

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you got 75% of daily drivers beat. i commend you.

can you take me for a spin in that tank? i'll bring the beer!
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Never been pulled over in 10 years of driving.
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