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by martine
Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: RoSPA consultation on 'banning' off-side positioning
Replies: 25
Views: 84

Re: RoSPA consultation on 'banning' off-side positioning

https://www.iamroadsmart.com/groups/sthelensam/about-us/our-community/observer-committee-documents/document/docs/librariesprovider41/observer-documents/common-confusions-car-15-5-14 No 11 We need to be careful quoting this document as it's out of date and is no longer applicable (according to out I...
by martine
Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: RoSPA consultation on 'banning' off-side positioning
Replies: 25
Views: 84

Re: RoSPA consultation on 'banning' off-side positioning

Who said off-siding is banned by the IAM? Here is the current thinking from Richard Gladman - Head of Driving Standards [size=150] [size=150] The offside rule and when it applies. [/size][/size] The much discussed and misunderstood technique of off siding has again been thrust into the limelight and...
by martine
Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Why autonomous cars won't be able to drive properly...
Replies: 11
Views: 69

Re: Why autonomous cars won't be able to drive properly...

How about the non-autonomous car is trying to merge into a lane full of autonomous cars. At what point does one of them ease off to let you blend in? But it's not a show-stopper...it could be programmed that when at slow speed where 2 lanes merge, to ease off and zip-merge. Autonomous cars are gett...
by martine
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: NDORS - does it work?
Replies: 5
Views: 110

Re: NDORS - does it work?

Horse wrote:
martine wrote: Speaking personally, the majority of attendees of the 'Driver Alertness Course' (NDAC) I have 'educated' seem to be genuinely thankful to get out of the door by the time I've finished


ftfy ;)

:lol:

On a more serious note...isn't driver education why most people are here?
by martine
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: NDORS - does it work?
Replies: 5
Views: 110

Re: NDORS - does it work?

https://ndors.org.uk/files/6614/4983/2018/Final_Speed_Awareness_Evaluation_Report_v1.4.pdf This is only speed awareness from a few years ago and only reports how the course attendees found it...not their re-offending rates. I expect there is a report for that somewhere. Speaking personally, the maj...
by martine
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Keep drivers alert? Add scenery......
Replies: 23
Views: 303

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

Interesting.

What do people think of this:

sign

It is electronic, animated and very bright at night.
by martine
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Uh-Oh . . . Trouble in the stable :)
Replies: 44
Views: 1232

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

If you mean changing into neutral while still moving (albeit slowly) - I thought that was a bad practice on autos as it can cause damage? I guess it's the same as towing an auto which is explicitly warned against in the manufacturers manuals I've seen.
by martine
Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Merry Christmas everyone
Replies: 27
Views: 540

Re: Merry Christmas everyone

jont- wrote:
martine wrote:Lovely.

New car Jon?

Well, I've had it 15 months and done 18000 miles in it.... :gear:

Ahh sorry Jon - lost track - is this in addition to your Caterham or instead of?
by martine
Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Merry Christmas everyone
Replies: 27
Views: 540

Re: Merry Christmas everyone

Lovely.

New car Jon?

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