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Do you drive?
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No 35%  35%  [ 97 ]
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Pabalebo
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26 Dec 2012, 4:38 pm

I've had my license since I was 17 and love driving but I use my dad's old car... can't afford a car of my own yet cause I'm still in college.


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26 Dec 2012, 5:01 pm

I drive, but I generally take other modes of transportation when I have the option (assuming the weather permits, of course). I was carless the last city I was in, and relied on that city's excellent transit system and walking to get around. When I needed wheels, I used Zipcar.

I can see myself not owning a car at some point in my life. Cars are expensive and a hassle when they break down.



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26 Dec 2012, 5:50 pm

Yes, I have been driving since I was 16.


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26 Dec 2012, 5:51 pm

Yes but it tends to overstimulate me, particularly at night.


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26 Dec 2012, 9:55 pm

I learned to drive about 4 or 5 years before I was old enough for the drivers license. Out on the farm, it really didn't seem to matter much. For that matter, since the old pickup I drove didn't have working brakes, windshield wipers, turn signals, or an exhaust system, I wasn't tempted to drive into town where I might get pulled over and ticketed.

For what it's worth, I hate to drive. If I was wealthy, I'd probably hire a full time driver so that I didn't have to drive at all.



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26 Dec 2012, 10:30 pm

I didn't get my license until 2008-ish (less than a month before my 24th birthday), but yes, I do drive now.


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26 Dec 2012, 11:01 pm

Pabalebo wrote:
I've had my license since I was 17 and love driving but I use my dad's old car... can't afford a car of my own yet cause I'm still in college.
i use my dad's 2001 honda civic with 210,000 miles on it, and i am more than grateful for it. Im lucky enough to have him give me his car. Why should he buy me a bmw? Do I deserve it? I can work for my own bmw if I want it. My dad doesnt drive a fancy car himself; a 2002 altima which ill be getting when he upgrades and my civic breaks down. I dont think I should be driving a high valued car anyway..my driving sucks.


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26 Dec 2012, 11:01 pm

Pabalebo wrote:
I've had my license since I was 17 and love driving but I use my dad's old car... can't afford a car of my own yet cause I'm still in college.
i use my dad's 2001 honda civic with 210,000 miles on it, and i am more than grateful for it. Im lucky enough to have him give me his car. Why should he buy me a bmw? Do I deserve it? I can work for my own bmw if I want it. My dad doesnt drive a fancy car himself; a 2002 altima which ill be getting when he upgrades and my civic breaks down. I dont think I should be driving a high valued car anyway..my driving sucks.


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27 Dec 2012, 8:02 am

It has been only recently that I have driven long distances; the only reason I don't do it that much is that it's EXPENSIVE!


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27 Dec 2012, 9:14 am

I drive but should probably not be allowed to do so. :lol:



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29 Dec 2012, 7:07 pm

i am desperate to drive.for some reason it is so hard for me to learn.i just hear the word car or driving and the snooze button is turned on.
i want the freedom and 19 is too old to have my mom drive me around.also public transport sucks in s florida.
are their special driving schools. or driving schools that only make you pay once youve actually learned to drive?
i took lessons before and lerned nothing :/



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29 Dec 2012, 7:21 pm

I want to but I can't. I can't pass the test. I'm not really even sure why. I'm in my 30's now and have given up on it.



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29 Dec 2012, 8:32 pm

I get really distracted by my windscreen wipers. Any one else have this issue? I always have to tell my passenger not to touch any knobs. Sometimes when a passenger turns something on/off, or plays with the windows, radio or air-con, it drives me to so much distraction I could run right off the road.



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29 Dec 2012, 11:08 pm

No i dont think ill ever do that, i cannot focus nearly enough, to many uncertain factors when driving, having a meltdown. remembering all the traffic rules..

Ill stick to my legs until im so old i cannot walk anymore. I take great joy is actually getting anywhere no matter how far by walking, cycle or what it takes.



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29 Dec 2012, 11:13 pm

I don't think it would be safe for the environment if I were a driver...