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by superplum
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What headlight bulbs?
Replies: 33
Views: 1784

Re: What headlight bulbs?

FYI

http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/car-news/c ... ent-review

Currently using Philips Xtreme +150 and +130, and H4 LED replacements without any "complaints" (so far).

8-)
by superplum
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Other
Topic: ROSPA now have a public forum
Replies: 11
Views: 1127

Re: ROSPA now have a public forum

Has anyone noticed that RoSPA (RoADAR) have now removed the forum?

:flail:
by superplum
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Flat bottomed steering wheels - why??
Replies: 66
Views: 5230

Re: Flat bottomed steering wheels - why??

To assist texting? Has anybody else also got flat bits on the bottom of their tyres?
:help:
by superplum
Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: ROSPA Magazine - Readers Questions
Replies: 6
Views: 977

Re: ROSPA Magazine - Readers Questions

This is a magazine dedicated and sent to people who have passed their advanced test (bronze, silver or gold). No it isn't! RoADAR members are included in the distribution but it is a RoSPA road safety publication. The RoADAR input is often scant andI suspect that all RoADAR drivers and riders feel ...
by superplum
Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: MIRROR, SIGNAL, MANOEUVRE
Replies: 9
Views: 1355

Re: MIRROR, SIGNAL, MANOEUVRE

Did the cyclist have a bell to warn others of his presence? Was use of the horn considered from a sensible distance beforehand?
by superplum
Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Roundabout indicating
Replies: 70
Views: 5764

Re: Roundabout indicating

It's important to keep the 4 wheelers informed of all things 2 wheeled :) Aaah, that's why the yoof riding a scooter (L plates) pulled up between me and a car alongide me at a busy two-lane junction. Coudn't see any indication of anything (too close) but noticed a flashing green light on his "...
by superplum
Tue May 23, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: RoSPA Buckingham Palace event 25/5/17
Replies: 5
Views: 659

Re: RoSPA Buckingham Palace event 25/5/17

From the intial email that went out, it sounded like invites went to all groups to nominate 2 people (+2 guests so 4 in theory) to attend. It sounds like it is likely a general RoSPA event though, rather than anything strictly driving related. So probably a few there will be from the "When thi...
by superplum
Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Bikes
Topic: Motorcycles and SatNav use
Replies: 26
Views: 2963

Re: Motorcycles and SatNav use

Anyone know why handheld radios are specifically exempt from this law? The law was "designed" to cover mobile phones by specififying the GSM frequency bands which two-way radios don't use. The legislation listed at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2003/2695/regulation/2/made give sthe d...
by superplum
Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Bikes
Topic: Motorcycles and SatNav use
Replies: 26
Views: 2963

Re: Motorcycles and SatNav use

Not sure about actual laws, but here is the latest iteration: https://www.gov.uk/using-mobile-phones- ... ng-the-law . The emphasis has to be on the "if they think you’re not in control because you’re distracted. This includes if you’re using devices like your sat nav or car radio."
by superplum
Wed Mar 08, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Infinite Improbability Drive
Replies: 23
Views: 3347

Re: Infinite Improbability Drive

Please don't mention the Shoreham disaster!

:cry:

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