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A License Obtained and a Hearing Aid Found

My son is 17 1/2. He’s had a driving permit for quite some time and we completed his required practice hours weeks ago. But every time I looked at the calendar and found a time when he and I were both available to go to the DMV for the driving test, something interfered. 829 more words

Sandwich Generation

Trucking Industry: Let Teens Drive

Trucking companies, struggling to attract enough drivers, may soon be able to put more teenagers behind the wheel.

Under federal law, states can grant anyone over 18 a commercial drivers’ license, the main qualification to drive a truck. 624 more words

Trucking Industry

Two phones

Carrying two ‘phones – work and private – can be a real pain.

Soon you will be able to buy a credit card sized gadget to hold the SIM card from one ‘phone which then transmits the call or text message, by Bluetooth within 15m, to another smartphone. 34 more words

Male or female drivers.

As the number of 17-25 year old drivers decline, a survey has revealed the following.

In 2003 the proportion of men holding a full licence was 81% compared to 61% of women. 50 more words

New Drivers 101

So its getting to that time when a new batch of youngsters turn 17, which for some only means one thing.. Driving. Finally being able to book some lessons and get behind the wheel. 1,024 more words


Small minds… Mini mentality

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Warning: this is not a portrayal of real Mini/Fiat drivers.

As a girl, I had a friend who was fond of writing on the blackboard: ‘The meek shall inherit the earth… if that’s OK with everyone else’ 556 more words