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by crr003
Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bought a new Range Rover Sport HSE Dynamic
Replies: 66
Views: 1129

Re: Bought a new Range Rover Sport HSE Dynamic

Back to the missing Traffic Sign Recognition system, the more I learn of what is actually fitted to the vehicle the more I believe that Land Rover's stance that it can't be retro fitted is perhaps the standard response rather than what actually could be done if the issue crossed the desk of someone...
by crr003
Sun Apr 01, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bought a new Range Rover Sport HSE Dynamic
Replies: 66
Views: 1129

Re: Bought a new Range Rover Sport HSE Dynamic

I "discovered" this afternoon that I have the "086DBC Lane Departure Warning" system, not something I have specified, so is it part of the basic spec? The interesting point is that it relies on a forwards facing camera! Could that be the same camera as would be used in the Traff...
by crr003
Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bought a new Range Rover Sport HSE Dynamic
Replies: 66
Views: 1129

Re: Bought a new Range Rover Sport HSE Dynamic

My retirement present to myself, it’s a well spec’d vehicle already but the addition of a few bells and whistles made it my ideal vehicle. The first, Pixel laser Headlights, 140 individual lights which are switched on and off automatically in response to surrounding traffic, the improved vision is ...
by crr003
Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: L Plates
Replies: 16
Views: 326

Re: L Plates

These are being plugged on various channels of social media today, as a solution to a problem I'm not sure exists. New Design L plates (PDF) Your thoughts on legality, safety? £14.59. Bargain! "The Insight Vehicle Sign System gives the leaner or newly qualified driver extra confidence that the...
by crr003
Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: M1 Minibus "Accident"
Replies: 184
Views: 3140

Re: M1 Minibus "Accident"

I've posted before about some research I took part in. It was actually aimed at developing tests for the effects of brain injury on driving, in particular trying to develop something more effective than a fields test. It involved 'driving' through a very simple computer-generated environment, follo...
by crr003
Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: M1 Minibus "Accident"
Replies: 184
Views: 3140

Re: M1 Minibus "Accident"

martine wrote:....it's illegal to touch your phone while driving (stationary or not) .....

Unless it's in a ...........?
by crr003
Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Pavement parking?
Replies: 25
Views: 438

Re: Pavement parking?

How can it be illegal to drive on the pavement yet legal to park on it? How can you park the car on the pavement unless you drive on it to get there? Does it not stand to reason that if the car is parked on the pavement then it must have been driven on it and is therefore eligible for a ticket? The...
by crr003
Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Pavement parking?
Replies: 25
Views: 438

Re: Pavement parking?

As mentioned above, I believe that this is not the de facto position in law, other than London it is up to councils to write byelaws to prevent it, maybe that is what has happened in the Wirral? Alasdair More interesting stuff........ "However, it is an offence to drive onto the pavement, whet...
by crr003
Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Pavement parking?
Replies: 25
Views: 438

Re: Pavement parking?

How can it be illegal to drive on the pavement yet legal to park on it? How can you park the car on the pavement unless you drive on it to get there? Does it not stand to reason that if the car is parked on the pavement then it must have been driven on it and is therefore eligible for a ticket? you...
by crr003
Sat Mar 10, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Pavement parking?
Replies: 25
Views: 438

Pavement parking?

Innovative concept from Bristol............

https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bris ... ut-1316584

Good to see someone taking this issue seriously.

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