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Where do these guys learn to drive!!!!

Old Oct 22nd 2009, 6:14 am
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I got cut off 5 times today during my usual 40 min, 9 km drive to work. I think I may trade down to the old dependable Land Rover Defender 110 Like MOD uses...then its open warfare on the way to work!! Its like they go to the arcades to get their licences.
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they are taught by Indians/Pakistanis who bought their licences. what do you expect
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I got cut off 5 times today during my usual 40 min, 9 km drive to work. I think I may trade down to the old dependable Land Rover Defender 110 Like MOD uses...then its open warfare on the way to work!! Its like they go to the arcades to get their licences.
Welcome to the UAE...so what route do you take?
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Welcome to the UAE...so what route do you take?
obviously not Sharjah to Dubai - 9km would take a lot more than 40mins
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Here in Riyadh it takes me a lot longer on the Easten & Northern Ring roads
it is hair raising at times.
Most afternoons from any time after 4.30 pm onwards past j10 - j 13 its in either 1-2nd gear rarely into third gear.
and the standards of driving as it's been said many time before,
Interesting !! ha ha.
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I got cut off 5 times today during my usual 40 min, 9 km drive to work. I think I may trade down to the old dependable Land Rover Defender 110 Like MOD uses...then its open warfare on the way to work!! Its like they go to the arcades to get their licences.
It's pretty shocking I agree - but have you ever been to Beirut or Sana'a - it's so much worse.
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I got cut off 5 times today during my usual 40 min, 9 km drive to work. I think I may trade down to the old dependable Land Rover Defender 110 Like MOD uses...then its open warfare on the way to work!! Its like they go to the arcades to get their licences.
Remember - indicating and leaving a gap for braking to the car in front is a sign of weakness...
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I got cut off 5 times today during my usual 40 min, 9 km drive to work. I think I may trade down to the old dependable Land Rover Defender 110 Like MOD uses...then its open warfare on the way to work!! Its like they go to the arcades to get their licences.
It will be more fun than usual in Abu Dhabi after the F1.
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would be fun if they made the F1 drivers race in Landcruisers with tinted windows
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I got cut off 5 times today during my usual 40 min, 9 km drive to work. I think I may trade down to the old dependable Land Rover Defender 110 Like MOD uses...then its open warfare on the way to work!! Its like they go to the arcades to get their licences.

I had the same today. Bloody women who are 5 foot nothing trying to drive Landcruisers.
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I had the same today. Bloody women who are 5 foot nothing trying to drive Landcruisers.
dressed like ninja's so they have a tunnel vision thing going on....rediculous...they should be stoned.
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dressed like ninja's so they have a tunnel vision thing going on....rediculous...they should be stoned.
my run in this morning was with a lady from India who nearly wiped out the front of my car, short arsed fck wit she was.
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my run in this morning was with a lady from India who nearly wiped out the front of my car, short arsed fck wit she was.
Wot to do yani
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Wot to do yani
I am going to get a gun ...
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I am going to get a gun ...
Oe oe ! If shooting's involved count me in!
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