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by akirk
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Yet another....
Replies: 11
Views: 153

Re: Yet another....

Gareth is a member on here - fabulous driver and a bit of an Alfa enthusiast :)

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by akirk
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Yet another....
Replies: 11
Views: 153

Re: Yet another....

Welcome Bob - having lived opposite each other for c. 20 years, it is probably not a surprise that we have occasionally talked about and driven cars together! Shame the v10 has gone - that was a fantastic car, but good to see the numbers of Alfas increasing :) some good folks on here from whom you w...
by akirk
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Happy Christmas 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 359

Re: Happy Christmas 2019

Happy Christmas!

Alasdair
by akirk
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Books for sale
Replies: 21
Views: 1061

Re: Books for sale

Feel free (you can donate a cut of anything over a million :) )

Alasdair
by akirk
Thu Nov 14, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Other
Topic: 'Highest'?
Replies: 33
Views: 1479

Re: 'Highest'?

RiK wrote:Quite. I live out in the sticks in rural Gloucestershire and the only time i really have to deal with congestion is if I'm fool enough to venture down to Bristol.


Having just moved from Gloucestershire to Bristol, that is a bit harsh (albeit true!)

Alasdair
by akirk
Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Phone use (again )
Replies: 58
Views: 5586

Re: Phone use (again )

The rules in Spain concerning phone use are strict. It is not permitted to use 'blue tooth' ear pieces and if using a phone (hand held) the car must be off the road and not simply parked. No satnav may be adjusted whilst the vehicle is in motion. Despite all this there seems to be an awful lot of p...
by akirk
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 9
Views: 739

Re: Newbie

welcome - do share a bit about what you enjoy / the type of driving you do / what you hope to get from AD / why you are doing it - always lovely to hear different views!

Alasdair
by akirk
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 10 'facts' about motorways...
Replies: 12
Views: 736

Re: 10 'facts' about motorways...

Mistake - no learners...
by akirk
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Other
Topic: 'Highest'?
Replies: 33
Views: 1479

Re: 'Highest'?

A fair question :) So perhaps it's a fair question for me to ask back how much AD training takes place in the circumstances you detail, or even equate to anything close? And, to be fair, if all those other drivers thought the same way, you would have been no quicker ;) My point, I suppose, is that ...
by akirk
Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Other
Topic: 'Highest'?
Replies: 33
Views: 1479

Re: 'Highest'?

Surely definitions of highest / standard / qualification all needed?

Agree with Mr Toad though - def. higher which is off the public radar...

Alasdair

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