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Not me...i've had more flying lessons than car lessons in my life.
let's play the game of LESSONS TO MINORS IN TEST Ratio!
thanks for the tip off Gareth!
But I'm getting forced to. Wahhh.
and crash into a ice cream van and stuff :(
my dad took me out driving down tiny country roads, I was scared (as was he), he wouldn't even let me make any right hand turns.
but I passed first time, unlike most of my friends who had fewer lessons than me.
I was the best pupil my instructor ever had apparently. My only fault on my test was missing a chance to move into traffic at a roundabout. Petty.
I've had 2 crashes since though, neither my fault, but I'd still say I'm not a very good driver.
I've hit a dog tho :-s
and i, er, hit a kid as well. He wasn't hurt, although he did wet himself.
after a night of moving furniture and doing enough drugs to kill an elephant, I fell asleep at the wheel.
Thank god I was in Kansas cos there's nothing to hit in Kansas. Well, almost nothing. I was still loaded and let my headlight drag on the ground till I got to Nebraska.
Fun note for chris_is_cool. On my first take-off, in a Piper Cub, I tapped the brake and the plane shot into the infield, where my Dad proptly took over!
Tower: Is there a problem 89November?
Dad: Not anymore more.
hahah!!! And from there Dad read me the riot-act!
BUT NEVER AT THE WHEEL.
oops. that was a caps lock mistake. but i like the way it looks so serious so i'm leaving it.
but as a passanger.
a guy i know was sayning not to long ago how cool it would be to be in a car crash, the only one with a seat belt with people you didn't care about, and just see it all from in the car injury free
the next week he was in a car accident with people he cared about and he was the only one not wearing a seatbelt and the only one who got injured. They had to pull his hair out by hand!
i can't decide whether to tell the boring story or leave it at that?
i didn't much like attending my sixth form and i was a bit depressed at the time, so during lessons that i didn't like i used to go for drives. one time i decided to drive to BOSTON (a scummy town about fifty miles south of here).
so i went for a leisurely drive along the A16, listening to british sea power and feeling relieved that i wasn't in a business and economics lesson, when just as i was approaching boston, disaster struck!
a car stupidly stopped in front of me and i didn't notice. SMASH! i went into the back of it at about 50mph.
i started sobbing like a little girl, and then the driver of the car in front opened my door and pulled me out. i was grateful and then i realised he looked pretty mad.
after threatening to kill me, he kicked my car and walked off. i wasn't badly hurt but i was STRANDED in deepest darkest linconshire.
my car was written off and i've never been to boston since.
i'm so bored.
...of the "I think I'm going to die" variety.
Due to the wonders of the safety features of modern cars and a huge amount of luck, I didn't. In fact walked out virtually without a scratch, to the amazement of the police and recovery folk.
The car was pulp though after doing a few somersaults in a field.
Hmmm... never quite enjoyed driving the same since...
..but i did spin my old car going a little too fast on a windy country road when wet, definitely not recommended :/
ahh i miss that car, the handbrake may not have worked and it had a big dent in the side but at least i had something to get me from a to b, it even got me to edinburgh and back (just about :P)
and got two punctures going at 80mph. Was only a mile from a junction so managed to coax it that far to avoid the aa charge, though i did end up breaking two wheels in the process
i blame the tiny steering wheel my father had installed.
It was the night some dudes 21st, and by night i actually mean morning, a about 10 past 8, i had a 2 hour cleaning job from 6 til 8 and on my way back, still pretty inebriated from the previous nights antics i took a corner, that had it been dry i would have challenged at about 15 mph quicker, but it had just started to piss down and there was bare surface water.
All i remember is seeing a beemer behind me and skidding a bit, but the engine had dropped out and the entire car had scratch marks on it, i think i must have 360’d and passed out for a few mins. One of my favourite days ever that was...
At traffic lights I had started then some tool ran in front of me so I had to emergency stop... The person behind me didnt. The woman who had ran infront of me was really impatient as she had to be somewhere when another witness said to her "You have just caused these two cars to crash and at least £1000 in damage." The witness also said she was amazed I was able to stop in time me = ace driver. The woman who crashed into me was so nice I felt so bad for her it was more the pedestrians fault than hers but my car got robbed a week later and absolutely wrecked so in the end she didnt have to pay anything.
I wrote off 2 of my parents' cars.
Please, please be aware, it's great to chaffeur your friends but you never want to have to visit them in hospital as a result.
extremely slow carcrashes. Pretty much 1 in 3 attempts at parking culminated in at least one impact. I don't drive anymore!