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Old 8th July 2013, 08:49   #16
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I have not yet. It is still there - driving my first car, its been 4 months & 3300 Kms.

Though I have a permanent license but occasionally my wife keeps getting ideas to drive and that's why that L.

BTW- I have not noted any difference in the people's behaviour if I am driving with the L Board - they still keep pestering you.
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Old 8th July 2013, 12:26   #17
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I did remove it after 1.5+ years later only about 7K on odo, the cause was two folded. One that some friends advised to do it, because according to them an "L" sign encourages some morons to push you or honk unnecessarily. Luckily, I haven't have to experience it personally. Secondly, I wanted to keep it for I used to give driving lessons to my wife occasionally.
The day it started peel-off, I removed it considering both the fact to avoid the morons and those driving lesson days comes once in a half-year!
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Old 8th July 2013, 16:52   #18
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I had this conviction to get license when I can afford a vehicle first. So I first bought a two wheeler with LL. I learned two wheeler with L board in a month and took driving training for 4 wheeler at a school. Within 6 months I got my permanent DL for 4 wheelers first and then bought a perfect starter car - my blue M800! So it never had a L board on it. And As soon as I had bought M800, i sold the bike to known person with L board in place... So you can stay L board stayed with my bike as long as i drove it

After that almost every year or more I kept on changing my cars for various reasons including travel and relocation to other parts of world. The current car is the only one that has stayed with me for more than 2.5 years! No one in the family drives other than me, and so never needed a L board for others too.
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Old 18th July 2013, 14:10   #19
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Its still there; someone said, if you have a L board/sticker, chances are the car behind would be little careful, and probably a little more considerate...huh!

It somehow appealed to me, though it is untrue especially in NCR!
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Old 18th July 2013, 22:49   #20
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I never had one on my car or the bike. I was not allowed to touch anything till I got my permanent license.

NO driving till 18 years old. This was the strict rule from my dad and I followed it.
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Old 27th July 2013, 23:46   #21
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Got my DL exactly a week ago, the L boards were off the cars even before I got home from college. Thanks Dad!
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Old 28th July 2013, 19:17   #22
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Never had one as I actually learnt driving in a friend's jeep inside his estate in Coorg. Much later, got a license after joining a driving school as I did not own a car then !
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The L board was off in a month(500kms) replaced with a got bhp? sticker
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Old 8th August 2013, 09:20   #24
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Never had one for the car. But had a small "L" sticker on my 60cc Bajaj Sunny till I became 18yrs old since you were legally not permitted to drive above 50cc till then

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Same as most guys.. never put up any sticker for the big L . Although i got started on my home car n got a licence withina weeks time. But still I tend to keep my distance from those who put up the sign. I can remember how my wife learned to drive n I wish I had an L sign put up then.. for others safety offcourse.
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Well never had one to be removed. Learnt driving from my uncle and ever since there has been no looking back.
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Old 9th October 2013, 19:15   #27
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I never put an 'L' board. I had a weird belief that other drivers (me excluded) on the road looked at learners as unpredictable ones. If lack of an 'L' inspires confidence in others, isn't that good?
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Old 9th October 2013, 19:44   #28
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Ironically, when I was learning to ride a scooter (Bajaj 150), I never had a L board. After some 15 years of riding and driving various vehicles, I now have an L board on my access, as my wife has just learn to ride and I use the scooter occassionally.
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Had the L board only for the driving test, the sticker was gone as soon as the result was out.
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Old 29th October 2013, 20:27   #30
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Wow... This made me go back in time!
I never had one on any of the cars I have driven. Yes, mine as well as others. (except the driving school car which was used for drivers' test)
Driving came to me naturally. I never actually learnt it. When I applied for the drivers' license I did not have a car. not among my friends either. I went straight to the driving test without the car and was offered a car by the driving school. In fact I was seeking a IDP for driving in US. 3 years later I bought my own car and never stuck a L sign on it.
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