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What footwear do you drive in?

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Huia Report 5 Jul 2008 10:06

Maddiecow, sun is just a distant memory. We have had such foul weather over the last 2 weeks, rain hail thunder gales and now there is a lot of snow predicted. I hope we get some up here, havent had any for years. There was a good fall in 1939 (I was just a small child then) and in 1974 (I think it was) there was another fall, I actually saw it falling but it melted before it touched the ground although up on the higher parts of our hills it was 'better'. If it must be so darned cold, please let us have some snow.
Huia (wearing 2 pairs of trousers, 2 sweatshirts and a fleecy jacket and our fire is going.)


Maddiecow Report 5 Jul 2008 10:01

I cant find anything saying its illegal - only recommending you dont do it as you could damage your feet if you have to break hard in an emergancy - which makes sense - but not illegal.


Maddiecow Report 5 Jul 2008 09:57

PMPL Huia down under.

Whats Sun?


Huia Report 5 Jul 2008 09:55

I cant drive barefooted. There are always sharp little stones that get into the car and they cut my feet.
Here in New Zealand we had something on TV about crocs shrinking and curling up if left outside in the sun. Do you have that problem over there?


AnninGlos Report 5 Jul 2008 09:55

I drive in flat shoes but they must have a thin sole, can't wear trainers with thick soles as i can't 'feel' the pedals properly.



Maddiecow Report 5 Jul 2008 09:53

Cant drink in bare feet Giggles ........

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♫ Penny € Report 5 Jul 2008 09:50

I can't drink in bare feet. So just drive in whatever is on my feet !

I can't bear flip flops either - never have - so uncomfortable having things between my toes!!


Maddiecow Report 5 Jul 2008 09:46

Thats interesting - I've got a pair of crocs and agree they are comfy - but I cant drive in them - I find they get caught in the mat.

I cant wear flip flops full stop -let alone drive in them - I hate anything between my toes and flip flops - shudders - I think I am scared of them.

Tin Fields

Tin Fields Report 5 Jul 2008 09:43

I drive in crocs or trainers..can't drive in flip flops or anything with a heel!


KempinaPartyhat Report 5 Jul 2008 09:40

lol ..............But it is against the law ............

But I cant find it written anywhere!!!!!!


Whirley Report 5 Jul 2008 09:40

Morning, I can't drive barefooted nor in high heels, but I normally wear crocs and they're very comfy:)


Maddiecow Report 5 Jul 2008 09:36

I know a few people that drive bare foot, I've always thought this was madness and can drive in most shoes as long as they are not too high.

Having been to a party last night and dancing to the wee hours my feet were killing me and I had to drive 80 miles home in the small hours (I was on nothing stronger than lemonaid).

I had an oppertunity to slip my shoes off and put them in the passenger well and drove bare foot and it was a revalation!!!! Now I know why so many women do it!

I am not sure it would be an everyday thing for me - I have always thought it was dangerous but found I had no problems and prob safer than driving with my shoes rubbing.

Do you drive barefoot or have a fav pair of shoes in the car just for driving?