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Women vs men drivers
I think you answered your own question when you mentioned motor skills. For example, the world record holder for typing speed has been, as far as I know, a female. This has been attributed to "hand-eye" co-ordination, for lack of a better term. Watch a few of them parallel parking though, and this statement might become meaningless.
I think that there are a lot of factors which detract from the average woman's ability to drive well. Around here, I see more women than men driving with one hand, and engaged in a cell phone converstaion using the other. I also feel that they have their mind more on their destinations and other problems, than they do on the rest of the traffic.
I think another argument that can be made is with regard to race car driving. In just about any given field of race car drivers, why are there over 90% men? Is this because women are too timid, or is it because they can't cope with the pressure, OR is it because they simply can't drive as well?
Just my 2 cents,
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Last edited by Musikmann; 11-10-2006 at 08:35 AM.