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View Poll Results: Do you have a driver's license?
Yes, I have a driver's license and a car/vehicle 11 52.38%
Yes, I have a driver's license but not a car/vehicle 5 23.81%
Yes, but not a car license 1 4.76%
No, I don't have one at all. 4 19.05%
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Old 09-28-2018, 04:09 PM   #21
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I do have a licence, but I haven't driven myself anywhere in ages. Mostly because I don't have a car at my disposal. We're basically short a car at home lol.


Just launch me somewhere where driving isn't necessary and I can just walk to get what I need.
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Old 09-28-2018, 04:52 PM   #22
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Yes, I've had a license since 1994. I'm on my 5th car now.
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Old 09-29-2018, 01:02 AM   #23
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Why do Americans have their driver's license as their official ID? Why not a standard ID card like most countries do? Also, since it's not mandatory by law to get a driver's license then what will an American without a Driver's License use for an ID?
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Old 09-29-2018, 01:05 AM   #24
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One can get a state ID without a license.
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Old 09-29-2018, 01:06 AM   #25
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One can get a state ID without a license.
Ah, I see. Now it makes more sense.
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Old 09-29-2018, 04:12 AM   #26
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Yeah, that's easy (state ID). And generally mandatory if you want to do fun stuff like ever get a job or live in your own place.

Though many jobs, even ones where you will never drive, will require you to have a valid driver's license -- NOT state ID.
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Old 09-29-2018, 06:42 AM   #27
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No clue how much it costs here, but obviously it isn't free. Plus you gotta have classes and gotta pay for those too, so it adds up.
today it's about 30,000kr (used to be 20-25 thousand when I was planning on doing it), that's about $3700
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Old 09-30-2018, 07:30 AM   #28
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I did take my drive licence in 2010 (and it is expired since two years ago), but since then 2012 i do not drive. And really i do not want buy a car. Brazil has too much taxes.....
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Old 09-30-2018, 04:05 PM   #29
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Though many jobs, even ones where you will never drive, will require you to have a valid driver's license -- NOT state ID.
True. FedEx is like that. I was technically hired by them to work in the warehouse at one point, worked two days, then when it came time to do the final paperwork they "couldn't" hire me because they needed a specific number on the driver's license or else "they couldn't put me in the computer". They still paid me for the days I worked, which was nice.

The manager also admitted that they have loopholes in place, for people who, shall we say, maybe aren't here legally. So, if you DON'T have a driver's license, you CAN get hired to work at FedEx, but ONLY if you're undocumented. Sounds crazy, but that's real life for ya.
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Old 10-01-2018, 03:14 AM   #30
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True. FedEx is like that. I was technically hired by them to work in the warehouse at one point, worked two days, then when it came time to do the final paperwork they "couldn't" hire me because they needed a specific number on the driver's license or else "they couldn't put me in the computer". They still paid me for the days I worked, which was nice.

The manager also admitted that they have loopholes in place, for people who, shall we say, maybe aren't here legally. So, if you DON'T have a driver's license, you CAN get hired to work at FedEx, but ONLY if you're undocumented. Sounds crazy, but that's real life for ya.
I'm guessing some places like to hire illegals because that means paying lower wages that they'll accept, while a regular citizen like you wouldn't settle for that.
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Old 10-02-2018, 09:31 PM   #31
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I'm wondering if my state is different, given people talking about renewing their licenses. I received my driver's license when I turned 17 and it doesn't expire until my 65th birthday. Even when I got married and turned 21, all I had to do was go in, show my marriage license and they just gave me a new one with updated name, still same expiration date.

Not that I'm complaining but my picture is going to look really different by the time I'm 65.
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