Learner Driver
4 Jun 2018 by

DRIVERS from the Isle of Wight will be able to have training about how to drive on the mainland under a new scheme announced today. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Transport, Agg Saydant, told us “People from Southampton and Portsmouth regularly complain that they are stuck behind a convoy of idiots every time a ferry unloads. “They are unable to make steady progress, have little road awareness and come to a total halt at roundabouts which are a complete mystery to them.” Under the plans, Island drivers would be accompanied by a driving instructor from the mainland and would display a plate similar ...

Simon Cowell

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Steam Railway

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microchip

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