[LMB] OT: automotive, was OT: Gender Roles , figures

Louann Miller domelouann at gmail.com
Thu Sep 30 15:52:07 BST 2021


On Thu, Sep 30, 2021 at 9:11 AM Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've a theory that  "women are bad drivers" thing got started partly
> because early automobiles DID need muscle to keep them under proper
> control.   I've driven a few vintage cars myself, and they're tougher to
> drive than modern ones.
>

That's why I mentioned the power steering/power brakes theory. I did a
little of my very first practice driving in a 1963 Chevrolet owned by our
family, and I agree with your assessment.


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