YOU'VE got to be a thrillseeker when you ride long distances on a scooter and all you have between you and the road are 10-inch wheels.
Hervey Bay's Paul Cowey has been to the Gold Coast and back, and although he nearly hit a roo at Booral and had a few near misses at the Main St roundabout, he's laughing.
You see, he's saved some serious cash with his fuel bill.
Paul, who works in aged care, has been relying on scooters for transport for the past 26 years and when you consider the fuel bill and the cost of registration (compared with a car) there is no turning back.
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