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by RiK
Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 43
Views: 624

Re: Hello all

AndyP wrote:Ahh thanks.
Went by last week, shut where it joins the A46.
Testing tomorrow so I will look.


Ah, must admit I didn't go up to the A46, but the part pre-Pucklechurch was (finally) clear..
by RiK
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 43
Views: 624

Re: Hello all

AndyP wrote:During the latest long round of road repairs/closures, part of my devious cross country route are lost

Thankfully open again now though, I was out that way a while back :-)
by RiK
Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 43
Views: 624

Re: Hello all

Hi Stu, welcome aboard! Sorry to hear that your introduction to the world of advanced driving has been quite what you'd expected, but please don't give up, there's always more to learn, and you might just find that when things begin to 'click' you'll start to enjoy your driving a lot more. That was ...
by RiK
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Smart Motorways
Replies: 37
Views: 807

Re: Smart Motorways

IME they do work. Not everyone drives like a kn*b. The M42 around Birmingham has been improved greatly since the introduction of variable speed limits. On other motorways perhaps it's still taking time to become the norm to obey (more or less). I agree, as has the area around the M4/M5 interchange ...
by RiK
Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 16
Views: 655

Re: Introduction

I think 30 years ago i would have taken it more in my stride....but things definitely get harder the older you get. I was surprised at how much work i had to put in compared to what i could have done as a young woman. Ahh don't get me wrong, I wasn't posting that as a criticism, I totally understan...
by RiK
Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 16
Views: 655

Re: Introduction

I did have the added ingredient of an extra examiner sitting in the back who was examining my examiner. I had the same on my Masters test, Robbie was due his annual QA check so I had Richard Gladman (head of driving standards for the IAM) sat in the back. tbh it didn't really bother me, as I said t...
by RiK
Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 16
Views: 655

Re: Introduction

Have you considered setting your sights on the IAM Masters test?
by RiK
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Why - what does it matter?
Replies: 15
Views: 741

Re: Why - what does it matter?

Women have complained for ages that newspaper reports always state their age. Apparently there's some rule in reporting about that, to enable a person to be accurately identified... Example answer from a journalist: https://parade.com/618367/marilynvossavant/including-ages-in-news-articles/ I’ve be...
by RiK
Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: “Black box” recorders to become compulsory?
Replies: 9
Views: 657

“Black box” recorders to become compulsory?

This is going to poke the hornets’ nest...

https://www.driving.co.uk/news/black-bo ... -new-cars/

:soap:
by RiK
Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New Members.
Replies: 5
Views: 603

Re: New Members.

Yeah, always plenty of lurkers on any forum.

I tend to go in phases, occasionally spend a few weeks active on one place then have a bit of a breather and hang somewhere else for a while. No specific reason why other than natural attention span cycles I think.

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