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by sussex2
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Phone use (again )
Replies: 28
Views: 807

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: 444

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: 444

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: 1099

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: 11
Views: 704

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: 814

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: 814

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: 814

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.
by sussex2
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Motorway tolls to be scrapped - Spain
Replies: 0
Views: 188

Motorway tolls to be scrapped - Spain

https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2018/06/ ... e-country/

As usual Catalunya, which has the most expensive tolls, is likely to be the last to scrap them.
by sussex2
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: German approach to rubberneckers
Replies: 6
Views: 462

Re: German approach to rubberneckers

All strength to the police officer.

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