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When did tailgating begin?

The theory is that the Green Bay Packers coined the term "tailgating" in 1919, and that's when the term began to be used and associated with modern day American football. Packers fans would park their pick up trucks around the field and sit on the bed. Click to see full answer What school invented tailgating?…
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Can I put my car in for MOT early?

Earliest date you can get an MOT You can get an MOT up to a month (minus a day) before it runs out and keep the same renewal date. If your MOT runs out on 15 May, the earliest you can get an MOT to keep the same renewal date for next year is 16…
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When was tailgating invented?

According to the American Tailgater Association, the practice developed from the first intercollegiate football game, which was between Princeton and Rutgers in 1869. Spectators gathered to grill sausages at the “tail end” of a horse, giving rise to the name. Click to see full answer Where was tailgating started? The modern tailgate likely has its…
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Is it illegal to remove a car boot in Florida?

Parking boots are public property. The parking-control officers who attach them to your wheels intend for them to stay there until you've paid off your fines. Removing the boot without authorization, or damaging it in any way, is a crime. Click to see full answer How far can you have something sticking out of your…
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Can you press brake and clutch at the same time?

You have to press the clutch before the brake pedal if your speed is less than the lowest speed of the gear you are in. You can find the lowest speed of the gear by simple releasing the clutch and not using the accelerator. Click to see full answer Are you supposed to push in…
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Is aggressive driving illegal Florida?

If you suffer an injury in an accident with an aggressive driving or someone engaging in road rage, they may face criminal charges. You may also file a civil case against the driver to recover damages. Click to see full answer How long does a reckless driving charge stay on your record in Florida? Much…
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What is classed as tailgating?

The rule of thumb is to maintain at least a three-second following distance, giving you time to react and avoid potentially dangerous situations. You can calculate this by using a fixed object, such as a pole or an overpass to determine how far in front of you the car is. Click to see full answer…
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What happens if you do MOT early?

An MOT can be carried out up one month, minus a day, prior to the expiry date of your existing MOT certificate, whilst still preserving the anniversary of the expiry date. For example: If you have your test carried out a month before the due date, your MOT is effectively valid for 13 months. Click…
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What happens if I do my MOT early?

The earliest date that you can MOT your vehicle is up to one month (minus a day) before the current MOT certificate expires. However, if you choose to renew early, your renewal date will still remain the same on your MOT certificate for next year. Click to see full answer Why would an MOT be…
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Why do trucks tailgate?

There are many reasons why people tailgate. In some cases it's a bullying tactic – the tailgater might want to intimidate you and get you to move out of their way for example. Or it could be that they're in a hurry. Click to see full answer Why do drivers like to tailgate? Typically, someone…
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