On 11/23/07, Guy R Day <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I wonder what he did with a bike that had just one seat? Went side-saddle
> on the rear mudguard I suppose.
Love it but dunno. ;-)
> What was the MoT sticker for? You had the 'L' plates - but a sticker???
Ministry of Transport - Road taxes and inspection for roadworthiness.
Used to be a round sticker you put in a corner of the windscreen.
Dunno what they do these days...
Some info: <http://www.motuk.co.uk>
I was thinking the MoT also did driver testing, but maybe not. Too
long ago. I just don't remember it all!
> Guy R Day
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jim Johnson" <email@example.com>
> To: "Guy R Day" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: "Spridgets" <Spridgets@autox.team.net>
> Sent: Friday, November 23, 2007 5:43 PM
> Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Traffic Circles
> > On 11/23/07, Guy R Day <email@example.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
> > Don't miss "50 Years of Spridgets" at Lake of the Ozarks, June 26-29,
> > 2008!!
> > For info and registration... <http://www.Sprite-MidgetClub.org>
Jim - 68 "Spridget" in Dodge City
Don't miss "50 Years of Spridgets" at Lake of the Ozarks, June 26-29, 2008!!
For info and registration... <http://www.Sprite-MidgetClub.org>
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