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January 26th, 2013, 09:47 PM
BensMom's Avatar Ephesians 4:29
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: The Lonestar State
Posts: 50,214
(Because my kids say I drive the homeschool bus... LOL)

Are you a good driver? How many wrecks or tickets have you had? Do you fall asleep or text/call/eat/groom/etc. while driving?
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January 27th, 2013, 05:14 AM
Frackel's Avatar DOh!
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: In my house :p
Posts: 1,288
I'm the best driver in the world.
I've never had an accident. I've never gotten a ticket. I never do anything else while driving.

I suppose I can attribute that to the fact that I am not allowed to get a license and likely never will.
Not because I can't drive, but because I can't possibly pass their vision test since I'm legally blind, and it's only going to get worse.
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January 27th, 2013, 05:07 PM
Irish_Wristwatch's Avatar Running with Scissors....
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 16,275
Im a decent driver, but i also a very nervous driver, so i can do it, but i prefer not to, so dh does the driving, and usually takes the car to work, leaving the boys and I with public transit, or walking

ive never been in an accident, other than the one time someone backed into me while i was parked, does that count?

and no i do not text or use my phone while driving, that is actually illegal here
Mom to 3 boys
07.10 - 10.11 - 03.13

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January 27th, 2013, 06:05 PM
2pinks&ablue's Avatar Chantelle
Join Date: May 2007
Location: NB, Canada
Posts: 36,142
I'm a very nervous driver, but I'm also a fairly new driver. The only "accident" I've ever been in was when I backed into a house
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January 27th, 2013, 07:30 PM
Erin.minus.thyroid's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posts: 1,637
i consider myself a fairly good driver. i have only been in a couple of fender benders and they were not my fault. I have gotten speeding tickets in the past but its been about 8 years i think, before i had kids.
i use my phone occasionally while driving but only talking, never texting. i eat sometimes while driving but not often and only things that are easy to eat.
Erin & Jeremy
DS 6yrs old
2/11 6wks
DD born 1/3/12

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January 28th, 2013, 12:55 AM
IronMamma's Avatar -Child Advocate
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Wyoming
Posts: 4,286
I am the best! I have never gotten a ticket, nothing. I have never fallen asleep. In fact, I love driving. I have driven to both ends of the country three times. When I am driving I am wide awake and alert.

Thank you *Kiliki* for my perfect siggy

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January 28th, 2013, 07:03 AM
Butter's Avatar Heather the Mama Duk
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: San Antonio TX
Posts: 28,853
I am not a fan of driving. No tickets, no accidents, nothing. I don't do anything but drive when I'm behind the wheel. No use in being distracted.

~Heather, wife to Jamie (15 years; June 5, 1998) and mom to
Ani - 14 (February 15, 2000), Cameron - 12 (October 3, 2001),
Fritz - 7 (July 11, 2006), and Adrian - 5 (June 19, 2008)
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January 29th, 2013, 09:31 AM
bookworm16_2000's Avatar Mom to Allison and JR
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Arizona
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I haven't been in an accident or gotten a speeding ticket. I don't do anything except drive when I'm driving- the drivers around me are scary enough!

Thanks to Claire1979 for the terrific siggy!

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February 7th, 2013, 06:45 PM
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Virginia
Posts: 96
I'm a really good driver, my last ticket was in 1995. I had a new Mustang convertible and was an Officer in the Army, and was caught going 90 in a 55 zone. I was so nervous that the Post General would find out about it, I've been a good girl since 1995. I don't text and I just don't believe in it. If someone really wants to talk to me they will call and I have bluetooth in my SUV.
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