Yes I wondered the same: did they not notice you and not apologise (or even wave) or were they perhaps, distracted in their own world?
I think age helps...I'm 60 and definitely 'chilled' (for the most part).
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- Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:54 pm
- Forum: General Chat
- Topic: Potential downside of speed enforcement?
- Replies: 17
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...I cant help but think that the study was designed to give the exact results that they wanted. Which it did. It's been designed to give an absolutely obvious result, that's as clear as the nose on your face, then cloaked it in 'science' to give it credibility. Not sure why you think that and in a...
- Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:33 am
- Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
- Topic: Let's Talk More
- Replies: 42
- Views: 519
...Only if you get punted very gently, or your front tyres have got a huge amount of grip! True - but it does happen. One of our (Bristol Advanced Motorists) members is a policeman and only last year he had to attend a serious crash when exactly this happened - what would have been a rear-end shunt...
Gareth wrote:..we're all pilgrims on the road to driving nirvana...
Ahh Gareth...that's almost poetic. I suspect a good number here are quite evangelistic about advanced driving as well.
- Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:00 am
- Forum: General Chat
- Topic: Intelligent Speed Assistance - coming soon?
- Replies: 9
- Views: 199
The EU proposal is to make this mandatory on new cars from 2021: https://etsc.eu/briefing-intelligent-speed-assistance-isa/ ...not sure if this will affect the UK post Brexit...or even if the proposal will be ratified in time for 2021. Seems like a good reason to stick with older cars to me...
I agree with Alasdair...a guide is to: ⋅ sit normally in the seat with seat belt on ⋅ set the base of the seat first so you can fully depress the clutch and still have a small bend at the knee ⋅ then to adjust the seat back, stretch your arms forwards out straight so th...
I seem to struggle getting a comfortable driving position that gives me good control over the steering wheel. If I get my legs in a comfortable position then set the seat back to give me some back support (so not bolt upright) I’m struggling to reach the steering wheel. The only way around this is ...
- Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:35 am
- Forum: Announcements
- Topic: Driving Day - Brecon - Saturday 8th September 2018
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Yes it does happen but I wouldn't say it's common. Are you sure the other lane doesn't have a right turn arrow (on the road or a sign) as well? I'm assuming there is only one lane on the exit road? If you are in the right lane you need to be checking nearside mirror and blindspot early (just before ...