Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Girl Learns Driving Scantily Dressed

Does a girl dress scantily while learning driving just so that she can get into the good books of the driving instructor and subsequently the tester?

Rumors have it that a girl who dresses scantily gets scolded less by the instructor and finds it easier to pass the driving test. Are such rumors founded?

Private driving instructors are a dying breed as the government has stopped issuing licenses to such instructors. Eventually, when all private instructors have either retired or gone to meet their Maker, everyone who wants to learn driving must go to either Comfort Driving Centre (CDC)

or Singapore Safety Driving Centre (SSDC)

to do it. Anyone who wants to be a driving instructor can only work as one at either center.

I learned my driving from a private driving instructor and got my Class 3 license in October 1995 for only S$800+. I passed the driving test at my second attempt. A friend who introduced me to the same private instrutor earlier on passed his driving test at his first attempt and spent only around S$500.

There is no way anyone can learn driving and get his or her Class 3 license at either CDC or SSDC for such "small" sums of money. So if you have not gotten your Class 3 license yet and want to save some money by not going to a government driving center, seize a private instructor before they are all dead and gone.


Blogger Bored Dad said...

Though I'm not certain nor sure, but when I was learning to drive, not every girls I saw did wear scantily, those that did, certainly had caused much 'distractions' to other learner drivers! Haha...

Tuesday, November 28, 2006 at 6:19:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger 老星洲 said...

Taking driving licenses on government driving centres need more than $1000. They are harder to pass and more likely to fail. By retaking the driving lesson already surpassed $2000.

This is why I suggest renting a car out and drive by yourself in remote places and get a hand of it first.

Tuesday, November 28, 2006 at 7:34:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger Joepsc said...

Getting a licence to learn driving is quite the same as a licence to have high blood pressure and stress..LOL

Perhaps one should also learn karate or kungfu if one thinks of driving on our roads.

Tuesday, November 28, 2006 at 8:21:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger Mickell said...

To Bored Dad: You're right. They are very distracting indeed.

To Lao Xing Zhou: Actually it's the government centers who always claim it's easier to pass if you sign on their package. Renting a car to drive in remote places? Getting caught is no small deal at all.

To Joepsc: Actually, there are many people who don't drive even after getting a driving license due to high costs of having car. For those who have never learned any form of martial arts before, carrying a steel rod inside their car for self-defence might be a good suggestion especially in places like Malaysia.

Wednesday, November 29, 2006 at 10:06:00 AM GMT+8  
Blogger ....::sPellb0und::.... said...

haiz...i took from comfort driving centre and spent almost $1200 for a crash course of 2 months.

The moment, i started my engine, the tester said that I am coming back to retake the test again!

Should have dress to my super mini skirt man!

Saturday, December 9, 2006 at 5:41:00 AM GMT+8  
Blogger Mickell said...

To Spellbound: I bet it's easier to get a driving license in South Africa :)

Monday, December 11, 2006 at 9:56:00 AM GMT+8  
Blogger 老星洲 said...

To save up cost, I start driving in remote places via rented cars before going on to the real cat testing.

Tuesday, December 26, 2006 at 2:49:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger Mickell said...

To Lao Xing Zhou: You're very smart indeed. Looks like you're all set to pass your driving test on 1st try heh? By the way, are you going to take a Class 3 or Class 3A license?

Tuesday, December 26, 2006 at 4:30:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger 老星洲 said...

I don't want to drive manual cars. So, Class 3A for me.

Thursday, December 28, 2006 at 4:26:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger Mickell said...

To Lao Xing Zhou: That would mean you won't be able to drive a manual car to save your ass during war time when only a manual vehicle is available. Of course, that is extremely highly unlikely to happen.

Thursday, December 28, 2006 at 6:02:00 PM GMT+8  

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