mig wrote:

In the end there are just some rules that while important on a large scale, aren't as important under certain circumstances and I think testing for a trial period is one of those. Again this is only my opinion.

Glad to hear it. But I must try that line of argument next time I'm stopped for speeding.

No-one is stopping you from picking which rules to follow, when it's convenient for you; but please, enough of the excuses.