Fellow girl drivers

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by Lisaold, Oct 14, 2014.

  1. Lisaold

    Lisaold

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    We collected our motorhome a month ago. I always thought that I may like to try driving it but due to the other half having a few pints, ended up driving it back home in the dark and have not looked back. Husband has not had a look in and I just love driving it. On our short travels so far I have seen lots of motorhomes but not any lady drivers. Where are you all?
     
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  2. Baycott

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    I think you'll find there are quite a few on here. (y)
    I'm sure they'll be along shortly.
     
  3. Chris

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    My wife drives ours a lot.

    It is slightly less safe, but enables me to have a few beers.
     
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  4. jonandshell

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    Shell drives................






    Me to despair when she's at the controls!

    No, not really! She drives well and loves the break from having to pass me the Pringles!!
     
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  5. Janine

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    CHRIS!!! You had better hope she doesn't read that! :)

    I drive 'Shirley' as much as Barrie allows me to. Normally I drive there & he drives back.
     
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  6. funflair

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    My wife drove ours, I would have been happier if I had had a few beers. She did say she wanted RHD auto and I bought LHD manual though.
     
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  7. Aikidomo

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    You ought to team up with my Mrs. She finds driving the Van relaxing.I do most of the navigation, and drive when she gets tired. I don't mind it at all.
     
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  8. Chris

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    I read it to her Janine.

    She already thinks I am a prat:)
     
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  9. Debs

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    We collected ours 2 weeks ago - had last week in the New Forest - shared the driving. I love it(y)
     
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  10. Lisaold

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    I love the driving and Dave is happy perusing the map or having a snooze.
     
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  11. Lisa

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    Hi Lisa (great name) (y)
    I do most of the driving in all our vehicles but, for some reason, Julian has done most of the driving in the motorhome (only had it about a month ourselves). He likes driving it. The novelty will soon wear off and I will be back in the driving seat, but I'm almost enjoying being a passenger ;)
     
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    My wife does ALL the driving because my eyesight is not good enough to drive.
    She's driven it all over Europe and Morocco.

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  13. Bluemooner

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    Even Joy kind of drives her machine (so Mo said) my misses wont drive ours :cry:
     
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    Cindy drives ours more than I, I'm usually on the motorbike playing catchup after work! She also drives fire engines for a living and has an LGV licence, so easy life...
     
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  15. SOS

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    I drive ours! I even go away with my girlie mates in mine. However I did used to many many years ago drive trucks in the army so have had some practice! Love driving it, easier than a car in my opinion.:roflmto:
     
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  16. vin0114

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    I must get Josie to have a go, she drives the car well but unless I break a leg or something she won't attempt the van.
     
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    Rachel used to drive the old one, but due to restrictions she can't drive 5tonne ( only passed her test 9 years ago )
    Anyone know of any reasonably priced courses where she could pass test.
    I'm fed up of her drinking all my beer
     
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  18. Lisaold

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    It's much better than car driving. You can see so much more because of the height. It's more comfortable. I thought the manoeuvring would be tricky but that's not as bad as I thought.
     
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    My wife has the same view as me while I drive :cool:
     
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  20. Lisa

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    I've always towed the horses in a trailer or driven horseboxes/Lorries, so the motorhome is a breeze....
     
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