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To think that if you drive a small car, you are fair game for intimidation!

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SaggyOldClothCatPuss Wed 12-Jun-13 22:33:55

DM is away this week, and has lent me her car. It is a Nissan Micra. EVERY time I have been out in it, I have been tailgated by a van/taxi/4x4. I don't get this in my large Citroen. I have driven the Micra in exactly the same way! If it was my own car, Id be tempted to apply the brakes! angry

Fairydogmother Fri 14-Jun-13 22:02:32

compos sadly I'll not be much use for your hair since I'm a civil servant

ComposHat Fri 14-Jun-13 22:27:59

It was a low blow I know, but it is THE stereotypical hairdressers car!

ComposHat Fri 14-Jun-13 22:28:54

My car is the mini-cabbers ride of choice mind you. So I can hardly talk.

theodorakisses Sat 15-Jun-13 06:08:32

twonk works for me


RoooneyMara Sat 15-Jun-13 08:37:48

Oh dear.

ipswichwitch Sat 15-Jun-13 09:10:34

The reason small car drivers are more hesitant at junctions and roundabouts is that the car can't pull away fast enough (small engine) to make it safely into a gap in traffic that a larger, faster car can make.
I drive an old 1.2 fiesta and get sick to fucking death of people trying to bully me out of junctions when I know fine well the car won't make it and I'll cause a pile up. They'd be even later for work then - twats.
I even had some arse shouting that I should get a better car once. And who's gonna pay for that? I drive it out of financial necessity not just to piss off those that own bigger/better/faster cars. And I'm certainly not an overly cautious, sudden braking, nervous driver.

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