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by Mr Cholmondeley-Warner
Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Older drivers
Replies: 3
Views: 118

Re: Older drivers

I'm refresh tutoring a 72 year old at present. Won't take much, he's pretty good. As with all of us though, he's one of a tiny minority. We can't trumpet too much while the advanced driving community is so small.
by Mr Cholmondeley-Warner
Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New bike :)
Replies: 16
Views: 428

Re: New bike :)

Wikipedia says "The last popular chain drive automobile was the Honda S600 of the 1960s". Personally, I'm amazed they chose to do that at that time. My impression is that chain drive for cars died out, in the main, by the 1930s.
by Mr Cholmondeley-Warner
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New bike :)
Replies: 16
Views: 428

Re: New bike :)

You look nothing like I imagined. Enjoy the new ride.
by Mr Cholmondeley-Warner
Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:24 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). Re refuges, I could count on the fingers of one hand, t...
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: 15
Views: 779

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: 15
Views: 779

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: 903

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: 6265

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: 1232

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: 1232

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...

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