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Eleanor Richards

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Getting to know a new city

Calendar Icon 25 September 2017

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Driving in a new city is always a daunting experience. Whether you’ve recently moved somewhere, are travelling to a new place for a day or your sat nav has simply taken you on a different route to the one you’re used to – when we find ourselves behind the wheel in an unfamiliar place a spike of panic tends to hit.

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Private practice and learning to drive with my parents

Calendar Icon 31 July 2017

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I was mad about driving from the second I got out of the car after my first lesson. Normally everyone wants to learn to drive for the freedom of being able to go wherever you want when you have a car, but for me, that was only partly the reason. You see, I didn’t have my own car, so the freedom I had to drive places was limited, but what I loved about driving so much from the beginning was the responsibility that came with it.