[rescue] rescue Digest, Vol 49, Issue 19
phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Sat Dec 9 16:33:02 CST 2006
mpickering at mindspring.com wrote:
>> You should not be able to get a driver's license without driving a
>> 24-foot straight truck around town or city for an hour - fail that, no
>> license. That in itself would eliminate the most dangerous drivers.
> Or alternately, require any new driver to get a motorcycle endorsement first and ride a bike for 3 months. :)
There was at one time a proposal in the UK Parliament to mandate that
you could not get a license to drive a car until you had first obtained
a motorcycle license and ridden a motorcycle on the street for 2 years.
I can see a considerable amount of sense in it, but it didn't pass.
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