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Old 08-04-2008, 11:38 AM
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It's funny when it comes to scooters. They are perhaps the most common vehicle one sees in cities of Europe, and they are respected by the other traffic.

I rented a car on St. Croix once and almost got in a wreck. I was doing fine driving on the left until I got to an intersection where I needed to turn left. Habit intrusion caused me to select the right lane when I turned onto the new street and I almost hit a truck head-on.

I supposed it would be different if I was staying on an island for a week. I still wouldn't rent a scooter but probably would get a car - and be especially careful while driving it. But for a cruise and the few hours one is in a port, it just doesn't make a lot of sense to rent anything.