Monday, September 21, 2009

11:12 AM

2 months to learn, a lifetime to master

I'm already halfway in my driving course. Its fast, in just 4 weeks, I'm out of the class 3 stage, entering my class 4 training. I theoretically have enough training now to drive my dad's car but hell I am not going to going to try.

I have been lucky so far, most of the tests I have cleared either on the first or second try. Its common for driver trainees among the lower rungs of the academic ladder to retake the tests as many as 10 times and still not yet pass. From the training and tests we received, its easy to say we have more training then the civilian driving schools. Class 3 holders in my course can attest to this.

Despite this, our license can only be converted to civilian licenses only after clocking up thousands of kilometers. I don't understand why some look down at this. It does mean an SAF license is anywhere inferior to a civilian one. Driving is a learning experience that continues to accumulate day after day as we get on the road. Even if one does not attain the required mileage, the experience is there. Next time I get my civilian one, its sure much easier for me to pass.



And btw, its September 21 today. In one more day's time, its my first year anniversary of my relationship with Ying Yi. Three cheers for us! Its been a long time.

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