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by crr003
Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Speed limiters mandatory from 2022?
Replies: 63
Views: 996

Re: Speed limiters mandatory from 2022?

ISA is one thing, but the suggested version allows driver override. More ominously............. "Under the new rules, cars will also be fitted with compulsory data recorders, or "black boxes". So if you have an accident, the police and your insurance company will know whether you've b...
by crr003
Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Older drivers
Replies: 3
Views: 154

Re: Older drivers

Good effort.

A shame all the time and money spent on rebranding has had no effect.
by crr003
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: 20 mph limits - safer?
Replies: 22
Views: 3368

Re: 20 mph limits - safer?

by crr003
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Smart Motorways
Replies: 37
Views: 1045

Re: Smart Motorways

https://twitter.com/nwmwaypolice/status ... 64609?s=21

Not sure if this link works, but a professional lgv driver done for misuse of refuge. Great start to the new smart section on M6.
by crr003
Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Smart Motorways
Replies: 37
Views: 1045

Re: Smart Motorways

Mr Cholmondeley-Warner wrote:Re refuges, I could count on the fingers of one hand, the number of times I remember seeing them in use. CRR003's experience will, of course, be vastly different :P

A long time ago now. None of that refuge malarky in my day; proper motorways.
by crr003
Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Smart Motorways
Replies: 37
Views: 1045

Re: Smart Motorways

[...I adopt a "burn and coast" approach to try to maximise progress - I'll move to lane n , drive between the gantries at an indicated 70 - 75, then lift to meet the posted limit at each point of possible enforcement. That this option is left open seems to me to undermine the idea behind ...
by crr003
Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Driving licences for UK citizens after March 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 499

Re: Driving licences for UK citizens after March 2019

waremark wrote:How do you get an IDP most easily and cheaply?

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/internation ... get-an-idp
by crr003
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Nextbase 612GW Users?
Replies: 3
Views: 463

Re: Nextbase 612GW Users?

Good morning, I recently purchased the Nextbase 612GW following some very impressive reviews, and having installed the camera I am impressed with the video and build quality. One thing I have found is that if I insert the SD card into an adapter and then into the genuine apple card reader, no files...
by crr003
Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hazard perception test now features more weather conditions
Replies: 14
Views: 857

Re: Hazard perception test now features more weather conditions

I did the HPT 15 years ago when I was trying to become an ADI and said then that I didn't think it was fit for purpose. As Mike says, experienced drivers click too early. With modern technology, it must be easy to touch the screen where the [potential] hazard is I think that this would be a serious...
by crr003
Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hazard perception test now features more weather conditions
Replies: 14
Views: 857

Re: Hazard perception test now features more weather conditions

I did the HPT 15 years ago when I was trying to become an ADI and said then that I didn't think it was fit for purpose. As Mike says, experienced drivers click too early. With modern technology, it must be easy to touch the screen where the [potential] hazard is I think that this would be a serious...

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