Posts tagged ‘driving’

October 31, 2013

No Woman, No Drive

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You must have heard of this great twist on the Bob Marley classic released to take the piss out of the no driving rule for chicks in Saudi Arabia.
Sigh.
Let’s not talk about the driving ban, I’m likely to spontaneously combust, but how fab that finally SOME Saudi women seem to be waking up

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September 29, 2013

Haaaaaaaaaahahahaha Oof My Ovaries!!

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A Saudi cleric has warned women who want to participate in a protest drive or are even thinking about driving that doing so without absolute necessity will damage their ovaries:

“If a woman drives a car, not out of pure necessity, that could have negative physiological impacts as functional and physiological medical studies show

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October 18, 2012

White Van Man

It’s true.

White Van drivers, usually men, are infuriating on the roads.

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November 24, 2011

Speeding

There was an article in today’s London Metro that I totally empathise with. Residents in a village in Devon have painted a huge speed limit sign on the side of their house because they are so sick of people speeding down their road.

I live on a road that is used as a cut through. It has no ramps and people drive between 40 to 50mph down it. This year alone we have had to repair our car four times from cars speeding past and damaging our car.

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August 8, 2011

Penelope’s Pit Stop

Hasn’t the experience of driving long distance changed in Britain?  I used to dread the service stations with their awful smelly loos and stale sandwiches or greasy spoon McDonalds alternatives.

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June 28, 2011

Crosstown Traffic

I read an interesting debate recently about country attitudes to cars and their cities.  The main comparison was between European cities and the USA but I will throw my experience of being a seasoned Delhi rally driver into the mix.

It seems that while Europe is becoming increasingly hostile to cars, theUSA is researching better ways to help drivers have a less stressful experience

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March 2, 2011

Sheila’s Wheels Gets Clamped

Watch out ladies!… you are now going to be penalised for being better drivers than men.

We have enjoyed lower insurance prices for many years and the now men have come fighting back, throwing gender discrimination in our faces.

The ECJ have ruled that gender discrimination cannot happen when pricing insurance. Must have been a man p***ed off with having to pay more than his wife, daughter, girlfriend etc…

Statistics show that women are lower risk drivers. Pricing insurance has to be performance related and surely women will be rewarded in the end for being better drivers!

Bunty