A lot of people love their cars. I don’t mean those that dress in suspenders and diddle with the exhaust, I mean the ones whose ownership of an automobile is the centre of their life. Are you one? Maybe you are a Pride and Joyrider. The Pride and Joyrider You don’t have to own a … More Park your pride. Driving etiquette (Part three)
We’ve covered the Ditherer and the Wannabe American in our previous blog. Today we’re going to cover two more road menaces, Gerrup Man and The Passenger. Gerrup Man I like to avoid cliches in my blogs and as I’m not writing this in the 1990s, I’m not going to be discussing White Van Man or … More Gerrup Man and The Passenger (Driving Etiquette Part two)
Now that you own a car and are out on the big bad roads, it’s time for a crash course in driving etiquette. There are many categories of drivers, some more welcome than others. I will try and highlight a few major car driving breeds, see if you recognise yourself. The Ditherer In June 2015, … More The Ditherer and the Wannabe American. My guide to driving etiqeutte
Car salesmen are one of those cliched professions, like estate agents, where we are led to believe that every single one of them would sell their own granny if it made them a couple of quid. Unfortunately in the case of car salesman, it is true. Not only would they sell their granny but they … More Dead cats, Punto backseats and a car named Scat. My guide to car buying etiquette.
If anybody tells me that they are learning to drive I give them one simple piece of advice, ‘Assume that everybody else on the road is an idiot.’ Simple but true. We’re all idiots when we get behind the wheel of a car/lorry/bus no matter how sensible we think we are. Some of us might … More Hen Broon, The Pope and Lady Di. Driving etiquette part one. (What to drive.)
I’m not a supermarket snob, I’m as comfortable in Aldi as I am in Waitrose. One might be posh frocks and fancy pants and the other pockmarks and farty pants but that doesn’t mean etiquette standards should slip. The rules are the same wherever you shop. I’m not going to tell you where to shop, … More White lines and massive kites. My guide to supermarket etiquette. Part one. The Car Park.