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by akirk
Wed May 23, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Roads they been a changin'
Replies: 3
Views: 77

Re: Roads they been a changin'

Hello Bill - welcome to the forum... it sounds as though you have been through several stages in your own development - and of course questions of all types are welcomed here...

look forward to more discussion

Alasdair
by akirk
Mon May 14, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I'm going to buy a Skōda
Replies: 5
Views: 138

Re: I'm going to buy a Skōda

but presumably a garage full of mid 70s astons and ferraris would show committment, taste and a healthy bank balance...

mind you my skoda was very good..

Alasdair
by akirk
Fri May 11, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Clarity of Purpose
Replies: 13
Views: 185

Re: Clarity of Purpose

Is a part of that discussion also needing to consider how much is sub-conscious skills being used, and how much is conscious skills? Focus is presumably conscious skills, yet very often conscious skills are far harder to deliver well - and most humans can only do one at a time - therefore sub-consci...
by akirk
Thu May 10, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from Stoke
Replies: 12
Views: 189

Re: Hi from Stoke

welcome, not sure who is up in your area, but lots around the country, so def. worth finding an IAM or RoSPA group locally, just drive as much as you can with people who can help you...
Alasdair
by akirk
Fri May 04, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Clutch - heel & toe
Replies: 41
Views: 584

Re: Clutch - heel & toe

I have got the book, so will have to have a look...
surely it must depend on the car and how the pedals are set?

Alasdair
by akirk
Wed May 02, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Potential downside of speed enforcement?
Replies: 14
Views: 432

Re: Potential downside of speed enforcement?

I think it is not helped by the increasing use of inappropriate speed limits in our country - so that driving intuitively at a safe pace is now more likely to mean that you are breaking the law... so now as well as observations and safety etc. feeding into choice of speed you have to keep an eye on ...
by akirk
Tue May 01, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The joys of driving in Sussex!! Webcam footage
Replies: 18
Views: 875

Re: The joys of driving in Sussex!! Webcam footage

I fail to see how it can be incriminating unless it can be proven who was driving - so screw up and crash, yes it could be used against you- but otherwise it would be tricky to look at older footage and prosecute... So in the event of an accident swallow the card! Alasdair Thank goodness technology...
by akirk
Mon Apr 30, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The joys of driving in Sussex!! Webcam footage
Replies: 18
Views: 875

Re: The joys of driving in Sussex!! Webcam footage

I fail to see how it can be incriminating unless it can be proven who was driving - so screw up and crash, yes it could be used against you- but otherwise it would be tricky to look at older footage and prosecute... So in the event of an accident swallow the card! Alasdair I hope I would be honest ...
by akirk
Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The joys of driving in Sussex!! Webcam footage
Replies: 18
Views: 875

Re: The joys of driving in Sussex!! Webcam footage

I fail to see how it can be incriminating unless it can be proven who was driving - so screw up and crash, yes it could be used against you- but otherwise it would be tricky to look at older footage and prosecute...

So in the event of an accident swallow the card!
Alasdair
by akirk
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Bikes
Topic: Masters - Journalist failed, then passed
Replies: 12
Views: 521

Re: Masters - Journalist failed, then passed

thank you, makes sense... :)
always good to learn how these things (motorbikes) work!
Alasdair

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