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    Hey,

    I have a question for you lot, I have recently passed my driving test and got myself a car, but when I give my mates a lift and drive to the driving standard they call my driving rubbish (I have improved since I did the test as well).

    I think it defies the whole point of learning how to drive to a test standard to throw it out the window and drive like you want too once you pass. I obey all the rules of the road and get moaned at for doing so, like doing 30 in a 30 zone, 50 in a 50, ect.

    Anyone else's mates like this?

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    Luckily, no, my mates are mature. Just ignore them mate, if you're driving safely then that's all that matters. Sounds like you're more likely to pass a driving test than any of them, therefore your driving is technically better.
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    Driving lessons teach you how to pass a test.
    Driving on the road on your own teaches you how to drive.
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    I wouldn't drive them if they did that. I haven't driven anyone other than my boyfriend and my parents yet. My friends did comment that they hope I'm not a "granny driver" which I can only assume means that I don't drive too slow. I told them that I stick to the speed limit and if they don't like it then they can go away. Lol.

    Just don't give in to the peer pressure, OP!


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    Then tell them once they've passed their test and got their own car and paying for their insurance then they're free to drive however they like.
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    (Original post by Traynor1987)
    Hey,

    I have a question for you lot, I have recently passed my driving test and got myself a car, but when I give my mates a lift and drive to the driving standard they call my driving rubbish (I have improved since I did the test as well).

    I think it defies the whole point of learning how to drive to a test standard to throw it out the window and drive like you want too once you pass. I obey all the rules of the road and get moaned at for doing so, like doing 30 in a 30 zone, 50 in a 50, ect.

    Anyone else's mates like this?

    Thanks

    James
    When you're driving, tell them, in a jokey tone, that if they'd rather you didn't take them places you don't have to. Might make them realise it's better than walking!
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    Yea, was thinking of just pulling over and saying to them, there's the door, either shut up and let me drive or walk if you want too.


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    Be grateful you're not being quoted in excess of £12,000 for insurance.

    That's on a 1 litre Citroen C1 with my Dad, who has 12+ years of NCD as the main driver and myself as a named.
 
 
 
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