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by martine
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Terminally Embarrased
Replies: 11
Views: 691

Re: Terminally Embarrased

That's good - I imagine it's a bit of a pain but presumably you get used to it over time.
by martine
Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Terminally Embarrased
Replies: 11
Views: 691

Re: Terminally Embarrased

Good stuff.

Out of interest, what changed to overcome your sleep apnoea?
by martine
Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Masternaut in-cab coaching
Replies: 13
Views: 441

Re: Masternaut in-cab coaching

Making progress is more than just 'firm acceleration'...I'd be surprised if you follow the 'Masternaut' guidelines you have any difference to your journey times.
by martine
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Masternaut in-cab coaching
Replies: 13
Views: 441

Re: Masternaut in-cab coaching

I do Royal Mail van driver training and about half the fleet have what's called a 'Trimble' device fitted. This measures driving smoothness, bleeps and has green, amber and red lights. They don't measure speed. They are not perfect but are pretty good at encouraging smoother driving. If it bleeps oc...
by martine
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Phone use (again )
Replies: 28
Views: 798

Re: Phone use (again )

...and that's the problem with enforcement. If you have a crash, then your phone could be investigated - but it's a bit late then.
by martine
Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Phone use (again )
Replies: 28
Views: 798

Re: Phone use (again )

I agree - but I don't think that you can legislate for the difference I'm no legal expert (as you know!) but can't it be worded to: ban mobile phone use handheld or handsfree ? I appreciate there may be some anomalies but if you're using your phone (by apple car play or whatever) you're in trouble ...
by martine
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Phone use (again )
Replies: 28
Views: 798

Re: Phone use (again )

Personally I think a handsfree mobile phone ban would be a good idea but probably impractical to enforce...how would a traffic police know if someone if on the phone, talking to a passenger or even talking to themselves? I do think there is a big difference in being on a call however and operating o...
by martine
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Terminally Embarrased
Replies: 11
Views: 691

Re: Terminally Embarrased

Oh crikey - I hope you get it sorted and get back driving soon.
by martine
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Tyres fitted to front or rear
Replies: 17
Views: 618

Re: Tyres fitted to front or rear

Couldn't find the Michelin advice but did find this...from Michelin USA...
by martine
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Tyres fitted to front or rear
Replies: 17
Views: 618

Re: Tyres fitted to front or rear

Best tyres on the rear is the recommendation from the manufacturers. Reason is understeer is easier to control than oversteer.

E.G. https://www.goodyear.com/en-US/tire-gui ... -two-tires

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