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by Horse
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Second thoughts on offsiding
Replies: 73
Views: 1184

Re: Second thoughts on offsiding

Ok, sorry if I had a hard of thinking moment :) I thought that you meant the 'offsiding for view at three figure speeds' statement made earlier (not by me, I've just asked about it). So if using emotive terms is bad form, let's refer back to Andy's description: Just LOSE the phrase "off siding&...
by Horse
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Second thoughts on offsiding
Replies: 73
Views: 1184

Re: Second thoughts on offsiding

.... What I'm against - and the need for IAM or RoSPA to actually publish any guidance on offsiding supports that view - is that uninformed, unthinking, unnecessary, implementation of offsiding is a high risk activity Some of your concerns are covered in this insightful and thought provoking topic ...
by Horse
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Second thoughts on offsiding
Replies: 73
Views: 1184

Re: Second thoughts on offsiding

I agree with AndyP.
by Horse
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Second thoughts on offsiding
Replies: 73
Views: 1184

Re: Second thoughts on offsiding

.... What I'm against - and the need for IAM or RoSPA to actually publish any guidance on offsiding supports that view - is that uninformed, unthinking, unnecessary, implementation of offsiding is a high risk activity. Some of your concerns are covered in this insightful and thought provoking topic...
by Horse
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Second thoughts on offsiding
Replies: 73
Views: 1184

Re: Second thoughts on offsiding

If you train for one of the most dangerous manoeuvres to carry out on the road and become competent at it then there is no reason why you should get it wrong. Ok, I read it carefully, and found that bit particularly interesting :) No reason, ever? Do you really believe that? If you get it wrong, ar...
by Horse
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Second thoughts on offsiding
Replies: 73
Views: 1184

Re: Second thoughts on offsiding

Stefluc1 wrote: If you train for one of the most dangerous manoeuvres to carry out on the road and become competent at it then there is no reason why you should get it wrong.


Ok, I read it carefully, and found that bit particularly interesting :)

No reason, ever? Do you really believe that?
by Horse
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Second thoughts on offsiding
Replies: 73
Views: 1184

Re: Second thoughts on offsiding

will accept it after that if done under the correct circumstances and safe and legal. I don't have a problem with that, as long as it really is safe. But, as someone else commented earlier (and I'm paraphrasing), is it worth including 'necessary' in that list? There has to be a real gain to justify...
by Horse
Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Second thoughts on offsiding
Replies: 73
Views: 1184

Re: Second thoughts on offsiding

It seems you are against extending /offsiding It seems I'm either not writing clearly or you're reading in an expectation of certain content. e.g.: . . . the view is only restricted from a near side approach so by extending straddle the centre line on the approach gives you equal distance for safet...
by Horse
Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Second thoughts on offsiding
Replies: 73
Views: 1184

Re: Second thoughts on offsiding

Must be true then . The college of policing have not sent anything out to say that they are making drastic changes to driver training for cars there is a few changes to motorcycles. But I will stand to be corrected. Google finds a couple of items to support the change. Skipton IAM newsletter: https...
by Horse
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: HPC Young Drivers Day 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 441

Re: HPC Young Drivers Day 2018

dvenman wrote:
Horse wrote:Do Saga run training days? :( :)


Do you need to have a training day to officially be called old? "Advanced Oldness" ?


I don't know, I've never been old before. Unknown unknowns, etc.

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