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by Mr Cholmondeley-Warner
Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: New Audi A6 - not able to switch off Stop/Start function
Replies: 13
Views: 364

Re: New Audi A6 - not able to switch off Stop/Start function

Ah, right. I thought it was a sporty one.
by Mr Cholmondeley-Warner
Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: New Audi A6 - not able to switch off Stop/Start function
Replies: 13
Views: 364

Re: New Audi A6 - not able to switch off Stop/Start function

GTR1400MAN wrote:My RenaultSport Clio 200 has an off button ... it is a bl**dy annoying feature that is useless at RABs, hill start junctions, poor visibility junctions and in heavy stop/start commuter traffic...


Your stop start activates with the car in gear and the clutch down? That's a serious flaw!
by Mr Cholmondeley-Warner
Wed Nov 28, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Change in police pursuit policy?
Replies: 13
Views: 580

Re: Change in police pursuit policy?

I guess many will already have seen this but it tickled me :)

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by Mr Cholmondeley-Warner
Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Second thoughts on offsiding
Replies: 100
Views: 4934

Re: Second thoughts on offsiding

Must be true then . The college of policing have not sent anything out to say that they are making drastic changes to driver training for cars there is a few changes to motorcycles. But I will stand to be corrected. Google finds a couple of items to support the change. Skipton IAM newsletter: https...
by Mr Cholmondeley-Warner
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Turn left?
Replies: 20
Views: 894

Re: Turn left?

crr003 wrote:imagined the op to be more of a thought provoking exercise.


Yes, I understood that, but then the OP seemed to be arguing strongly that the distinction between "legal" and "guidance" was so important that I gleaned the impression that it was indeed more of a personal question.
by Mr Cholmondeley-Warner
Fri Nov 23, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Turn left?
Replies: 20
Views: 894

Re: Turn left?

If we're just looking for excuses to be anti-social and p!ss other drivers off, while secure in our pedantic "I'm doing nothing illegal, officer", is that an advanced attitude? Converse question - under what circumstances would taking the first exit from lane 2 provide any advantage? I can...
by Mr Cholmondeley-Warner
Fri Nov 23, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: BBC News article - Highways England launches campaign to stop tailgating
Replies: 22
Views: 1278

Re: BBC News article - Highways England launches campaign to stop tailgating

German autobahns have had following distance cameras for at least 10 years.
by Mr Cholmondeley-Warner
Fri Nov 23, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: On being too polite
Replies: 10
Views: 835

Re: On being too polite

I'm always looking to merge behind my "target", but with very short slip roads this can be difficult due to the lack of vision and planning time. Even harder when the target then slows. However accelerating is always a higher risk strategy, and as others have pointed out, it's a give-way s...
by Mr Cholmondeley-Warner
Thu Nov 22, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Turn left?
Replies: 20
Views: 894

Re: Turn left?

"Drive" along the dual carriageway and tell me what paint/signs says I can't. Apart from all the writing that says "Woodbridge ONLY" then? And the traffic separation zone approaching the r/a And the lane markings that clearly narrow to one on the r/a (bounded by hatching) and on...
by Mr Cholmondeley-Warner
Thu Nov 22, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Other
Topic: SAS Expert Training
Replies: 7
Views: 749

Re: SAS Expert Training

Oh dear ...

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