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- Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:37 am
- Forum: Technology
- Topic: Built-in car breathalysers and speed limiters will save countless lives
- Replies: 2
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IIRC, when Highways England were trialling '55' through the M3 roadworks, someone said that their Audi didn't recognise it!
sussex2 wrote:The rules in Spain concerning phone use are strict.
It is not permitted to use 'blue tooth' ear pieces
IIRC that even applies to motorcyclists' in-helmet systems! However, presumably no law against wearing earplugs, which many riders do.
The first chapter in the IAM book, "Human factors", deals with this sort of stuff. It'll depend as usual on the Observer how much effort and emphasis is applied. I'll quite happily admit that when I was doing advanced training it wasn't something that was explicitly covered*, so I'm inter...
so is that mental aspect something routinely covered in AD training? The nearest I can think of is recognising when there is unlikely to be an overtaking opportunity, so backing off. Yes. Perhaps I should have qualified that with 'through IAM and RoSPA'. Care to give some examples? [I know Rc has a...
See the bit where I listed 'congested' & '50 limits' & 'double white lines'. Good luck if you can 'make progress' under those circumstances! I'd like to know how :) You can make extra progress by thinking. e.g.: A couple of weeks ago I was in very heavy traffic on the M25/M23 but, by watchi...
As to Horse's challenge on the relevance of the skills required to achieve any of these levels, I am not sure about 'relevant to what?' Relevant to modern roads (congested, many 50 limits, miles of double white lines, convoys of vehicles travelling just below the limit, etc.) and largely disinteres...