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by jont-
Tue Jan 16, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: NDORS - does it work?
Replies: 5
Views: 106

Re: NDORS - does it work?

If we were serious about road safety, we'd be much better at taking away licenses from people who repeatedly demonstrate they don't care about the law (I'm looking at the "exceptional hardship" loophole here). Although really I'd like to see /many, many/ more have licenses removed, which m...
by jont-
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Have diesel cars got a future?
Replies: 18
Views: 236

Re: Have diesel cars got a future?

I doubt tax will rise. Government rarely punish retrospectively. I'd be more worried about reliability on an ageing car, particularly with a modern diesel. If you want one, I'd get an older one that in particular is pre DPF. OTOH if you're going in and out of london regularly then I can see things b...
by jont-
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Keep drivers alert? Add scenery......
Replies: 22
Views: 270

Re: Keep drivers alert? Add scenery......

Horse wrote:
AndyP wrote:[Bit like the There are no roundabouts an Motorways 'one] :headbang:


*Cough* M3 J6 spur.

Looks like the motorway ends just before the roundabout?
by jont-
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Keep drivers alert? Add scenery......
Replies: 22
Views: 270

Re: Keep drivers alert? Add scenery......

AndyP wrote:The next trick was to take all my Police drivers on there,. I used to put a £20 note on the dashboard and tell them that the first person to tell me what was unique about the motorway could keep it.

Only m-way junction that isn't up to usual motorway spec?
by jont-
Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Uh-Oh . . . Trouble in the stable :)
Replies: 44
Views: 1225

Re: Uh-Oh . . . Trouble in the stable :)

If I'm going to follow these forums in 2018, I'm going to have to buy a car with much more complicated tech than the standard engine and clutch I've got now. I know that it all makes sense to you guys, and it is my ignorance that is letting me down, but all I can hear is "wah wah wah wah wah&q...
by jont-
Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Number plate legalities
Replies: 40
Views: 1327

Re: Number plate legalities

akirk wrote:there are people out there who take front plates off cars because they think it looks better

TBH, given the offence for no plate is less than the cost of a scamera ticket (or course), I'm surprised its not more widespread.
by jont-
Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Flat bottomed steering wheels - why??
Replies: 66
Views: 2371

Re: Flat bottomed steering wheels - why??

dvenman wrote:And they might not go as high, as far or as fast but they're a damn sight more fun than fixed wing!

Everyone knows rotary don't fly, they're just so ugly the ground repels them :P
by jont-
Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New years day drive
Replies: 4
Views: 127

Re: New years day drive

vanman wrote:
jont- wrote:A939, a93 and a701 were lovely and quiet :gear:

Yep probably quite white too. Bit too far Caterham to Aberdeen in an afternoon ;)

Nah, it had all melted by then. Was better the previous week.
by jont-
Thu Jan 04, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: VW Trailer Assist
Replies: 14
Views: 206

Re: VW Trailer Assist

Ah, so the analogue of that is an autonomous car with a small person stuck under the dash doing it all for you? :lol:
by jont-
Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New years day drive
Replies: 4
Views: 127

Re: New years day drive

A939, a93 and a701 were lovely and quiet :gear:

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