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Speed Awareness Course Has Made Me Aware of My Speed

West Yorkshire Police offered me the chance to attend a speed awareness course in lieu of receiving three penalty points after I was caught travelling 57mph in a 50mph zone. My first reaction was that it was great not to have any points on my licence, my second was “fuck me, this’ll be four hours

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Oops I Did It Again: Caught Speeding

This isn’t a blog post detailing my love for Britney Spears and cheesy early year 2000 pop songs, don’t worry. It’s one detailing my stupidity behind the wheel.My driving license was clean for the first few years after passing my test almost 18-years ago. Insuring my first car was expensive enough without the added costs

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Bad Luck On and Off The Tables

“If it wasn’t for bad luck we wouldn’t have any” is a phrase I’d often hear my mum say, usually after some household appliance broke / hours at work were cut / a big car repair bill loomed or similar. These financial hits usually came at the worst possible times, or seemed to know that

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Things That Boil My Piss – Part 1: Other Drivers

Driving is like sex in that you can do it legally in your late teens and everyone thinks they’re good at it but in reality they’re a bit shit.I estimate that I have driven approximately 250,000 miles since passing my driving test on Aug. 2, 2001, some 17-years ago. While this distance is nothing compared

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Stoptober? How About Blogtober?

I’ve heard dozens of radio advertisements and seen several adverts on TV for Stoptober over the past few weeks as the good old NHS tries to persuade us filthy smokers to ditch the fags and lead a healthier lifestyle during the 10th month of the year. Instead of stopping smoking, although I really should give

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