[Spridgets] Traffic Circles

Guy R Day grday at btinternet.com
Fri Nov 23 15:33:43 MST 2007

I wonder what he did with a bike that had just one seat?   Went side-saddle 
on the rear mudguard I suppose.
What was the MoT sticker for?  You had the 'L' plates - but a sticker???

Guy R Day

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Johnson" <bmwwxman at gmail.com>
To: "Guy R Day" <grday at btinternet.com>
Cc: "Spridgets" <Spridgets at autox.team.net>
Sent: Friday, November 23, 2007 5:43 PM
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Traffic Circles

> On 11/23/07, Guy R Day <grday at btinternet.com> wrote:
>> <snip>
>> On a bike you were never, ever accompanied by the examiner and the
>> Department of Transport Examiner (as he was in the 60's) was never told 
>> to
>> get on someones solo motor bike.  (He may have got on one with a sidecar 
>> but
>> that was a different class of test.)
> <snip>
> Guy,
> I guess my examiner in High Wycombe, April, 1966 didn't follow that
> rule exactly...  ;-)
> He did, in fact, ride pillion on my 250 Tiger Cub for part of the
> test. I thought that was standard as several of my buddies had the
> same examiner and the same experience. And wasn't it the Ministry of
> Transport back then?  I seem to remember you had to have an MoT
> sticker on your vehicle too. Things change, I guess.
> -- 
> Cheers!!
> Jim - 68 "Spridget" in Dodge City
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