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by sussex2
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Phone use (again )
Replies: 58
Views: 2849

Re: Phone use (again )

The rules in Spain concerning phone use are strict. It is not permitted to use 'blue tooth' ear pieces and if using a phone (hand held) the car must be off the road and not simply parked. No satnav may be adjusted whilst the vehicle is in motion. Despite all this there seems to be an awful lot of p...
by sussex2
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Phone use (again )
Replies: 58
Views: 2849

Re: Phone use (again )

The rules in Spain concerning phone use are strict. It is not permitted to use 'blue tooth' ear pieces and if using a phone (hand held) the car must be off the road and not simply parked. No satnav may be adjusted whilst the vehicle is in motion. Despite all this there seems to be an awful lot of pe...
by sussex2
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Phone use (again )
Replies: 58
Views: 2849

Re: Phone use (again )

Yesterday, in a town I know very well, and often is frequented by AirBnb tourists. A group of three or four all looking at their phones, it seemed to me trying to work out where they were (luggage tags indicated the bags at least had not started their journey in Europe). I asked politely if I could ...
by sussex2
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Masternaut in-cab coaching
Replies: 13
Views: 1118

Re: Masternaut in-cab coaching

A multi-drop vehicle not using harsh acceleration/braking etc; what exactly are you multi-dropping to break away from the norm so ;)
by sussex2
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Masternaut in-cab coaching
Replies: 13
Views: 1118

Re: Masternaut in-cab coaching

Jonquirk wrote:Get your manager to demonstrate to you how to pull away on a hill in the approved manner.


That's what I'd do, then gloat, for ages.
by sussex2
Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Been a naughty boy?
Replies: 25
Views: 1982

Re: Been a naughty boy?

Get thee behind me satan...What you did.
by sussex2
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Terminally Embarrased
Replies: 14
Views: 1573

Re: Terminally Embarrased

There's no need for embarassment and it was a minor mistake with no great consequences. I am sure most of us are far from perfect, and, would be reluctant to get in any conveyance with a driver/pilot etc that thought they couldn't make a complete cock-up.
by sussex2
Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Mazda removing touchscreens from cars
Replies: 13
Views: 1343

Re: Mazda removing touchscreens from cars

There are good touch screens and bad buttons as well as vice versa. I completely disagree about voice communication being less distracting. And when you shouldn't be reading texts or emails you shouldn't be listening to a disembodied voice reading them out either. I believe it is the conversation i...
by sussex2
Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Mazda removing touchscreens from cars
Replies: 13
Views: 1343

Re: Mazda removing touchscreens from cars

I've got a Mazda and it has the most simple controls, but everything I actually need. I can use my phone or navigation if needed. It is mind you a 19yr old MX5. I have never felt I needed any more buttons with one exception. I would prefer if it had air conditiong - but that's it that all. Don't yo...
by sussex2
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Mazda removing touchscreens from cars
Replies: 13
Views: 1343

Re: Mazda removing touchscreens from cars

I've got a Mazda and it has the most simple controls, but everything I actually need. I can use my phone or navigation if needed. It is mind you a 19yr old MX5.
I have never felt I needed any more buttons with one exception. I would prefer if it had air conditiong - but that's it that all.

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