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Arthur C. Peterson

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615 days ago

What year, what state and what vehicle did you take your driving test in? For me 1954, Oregon, 49 Studebaker.


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Rick Dennington

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#1 posted 615 days ago

It was 1960, in the state of Texas, in a ‘57 Ford….I had trouble with the parallel parking part of the test, and had to re-do it…..I passed the second time…...Geeez…..I’m a fossil…....lol.

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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woodworker59

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#2 posted 615 days ago

1975 In a 1969 AMX Javelin with the 390 in it.. sweet car.. my fathers mid life crisis… haha.. made a nice ride for me in high school.. man was that thing quick.. Just so you know, I though I was a fossil until I read about you guys,,,, thanks for making my day.. almost forgot,, it was in the state of confusion.. aka Connecticut.. I passed the first time.. Later in Utah after I had been driving for close to 20 years they made me take a retest.. something they do out there.. don’t really know why… I had a class 1 truckers license from California and when I tried to get it swapped over to Utah, they said I needed to take the car test first.. flunked it..because I didn’t look over my shoulder before I pulled out onto the road.. I had been driving truck for years, used my mirrors, can’t see over your shoulder in a big rig.. he flunked me anyway.. so I told them to keep there license and kept driving on my Cali one.. the worst part was I had a tandem license to haul double trailers and this guy flunks me.. what are ya gonna do.. laugh I guess.. Papa

-- Papa@papaswoodworking.com

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Don Broussard

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#3 posted 615 days ago

1970 Ford LTD (Efram Zembalist, Jr.’s car in the FBI series) in 1972 in Louisiana. When my kids took driver’s education about 10 years ago, the driving instructor made them practice parallel parking by driving up to a gas pump. I bet that today, neither one of them can really parallel park.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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EdwardR

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#4 posted 615 days ago

Penna. 1972 in a 1966 Corvair Spyder. The car had 1-1 steering and made the 3 point turn in 1 u turn. they made me back up and do it again backing up at least once. Oh yea got to tow the race car to the track myself that night lol Well the first time legal anyway .

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Cosmicsniper

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#5 posted 615 days ago

Hmmm…1986, Texas, 1981 Ford Mustang. Crappy mustang, but it was my first car.

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Tedster

2270 posts in 838 days


#6 posted 615 days ago

1977, Chicago Il, an unmarked police car. I had friends ;-)

However, I did take the full course, passed all the tests, paid all the fees, and I was and still am a very conscientious driver. It’s just that the road test was done in a police car. On the other hand, I’m pretty sure if I had made a small mistake or two, they would probably have gone unnoticed.

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

4993 posts in 1935 days


#7 posted 615 days ago

1964 in Louisiana with a 1963 Pontiac Grand Prix

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stan3443

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#8 posted 615 days ago

Pa. 1975, 65 corvair. great car ahead of it’s time

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JoeinGa

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#9 posted 615 days ago

1967, FloriDUH, 1965 Mercury Comet convertible. (was my Mom’s car.)

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Brandon

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#10 posted 615 days ago

1997. California. 1992 Honda Accord (my mom’s car).

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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huff

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#11 posted 614 days ago

1967, Pennsylvania. I had a 55 Chevy with no power steering and figured I wouldn’t have enough lead in my butt to be able to parallel park that thing, so used my Dad’s car. (1967 Buick Gran Sport).

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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rejo55

175 posts in 869 days


#12 posted 614 days ago

1952, Louisiana, my own 1940 half ton flatbed ex-pickup that I bought for $75 hauling hay for a nickle a bale and cutting wood with a two-man crosscut saw. Hah!
Have a good’un
Joe

-- rejo55, East Texas

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Gerald Thompson

357 posts in 861 days


#13 posted 614 days ago

All I had to do in 1958 was go to the county courthouse, tell them I was 15 years old, give them $.50 and I could legally drive my 1949 Chevy.

-- Jerry

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Monte Pittman

13740 posts in 965 days


#14 posted 614 days ago

1976, Dodge Charger (like the General Lee on Dukes of Hazard). I was the only one of 5 brothers to pass on the first attempt.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Belg1960

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#15 posted 614 days ago

Jersey in 76, with an 1970 Opel Kadett

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