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by Horse
Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: New Audi A6 - not able to switch off Stop/Start function
Replies: 15
Views: 587

Re: New Audi A6 - not able to switch off Stop/Start function

I often slip my car into sport mode when approaching RABs a simple flick of the selector to the left FiL had a Focus automatic *shudder* On a family outing I usually had chauffeur duties. One day he noticed that I was doing something and asked what? By default, the overdrive was 'on', so I used to ...
by Horse
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Smart Motorways
Replies: 37
Views: 539

Re: Smart Motorways

the facts are undeniable, no matter how hard you defend them, so called "smart" motorways are a cheaper way Cheaper than what ? If you're making that statement (as 'fact') then there has to be an alternative. And where have I 'defended' them? I'm being realistic. One of the links you post...
by Horse
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Who goes first?
Replies: 23
Views: 882

Re: Who goes first?

jcochrane wrote: They were also highly amused when I used the back of my fork when eating. Lacking in basic etiquette these Americans.


Do you use the back of your spoon too? ;)
by Horse
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Smart Motorways
Replies: 37
Views: 539

Re: Smart Motorways

And have you actually read those links? One from 2016 . . . One from a recovery driver. Here's their industry best practice guidance: - When working on SMART motorways you should only provide service if the casualty vehicle is situated in an SOS Area or if the lane has been closed as detailed above....
by Horse
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Smart Motorways
Replies: 37
Views: 539

Re: Smart Motorways

Still... at least it's a bit cheaper. Cheaper than ... what, exactly? Seriously, what alternative - and I'm not suggesting 'cost no object' because neither of us is that daft - could be implemented? For example, a fair chunk of the recent M3 Smart conversion (e.g. J4 - J4A) runs through the centre ...
by Horse
Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Smart Motorways
Replies: 37
Views: 539

Re: Smart Motorways

Speary wrote: No additional capacity


That's a shame. They should have put in the extra lane like they did on all of the other Smart conversions.

Speary wrote: What a complete wast of time and money.


Not really, it will have kept loads or workforce off the streets ( :) )
by Horse
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Who goes first?
Replies: 23
Views: 882

Re: Who goes first?

I've probably driven through a few hundred if not thousands of junctions like that, just don't do them regularly enough to actually remember them! I've an awful memory, I can happily drive a 200 mile journey and then arrive at the end and only remember short snippets of the journey! I hope it's due...
by Horse
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New bike :)
Replies: 13
Views: 223

Re: New bike :)

'Shaft drive' is a good one. As a mate asked years ago: "would you buy a chain drive car?"
by Horse
Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 79

Re: Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show 2019

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