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by Gareth
Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Phone use (again )
Replies: 58
Views: 2849

Re: Phone use (again )

jcochrane wrote:if on hands free phone, I break into a driving commentary

That seems like an eminently sensible approach.
by Gareth
Wed Nov 13, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 8
Views: 203

Re: Newbie

Welcome to the forum. You mention advice ... generally, the choice between IAM and RoADAR comes down to what is most convenient in terms of location, since the larger differences will be down to the volunteers who assist as you progress through the respective courses. Both are based on Roadcraft , t...
by Gareth
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 10 'facts' about motorways...
Replies: 9
Views: 151

Re: 10 'facts' about motorways...

Maybe the article was written about 10 years ago and has been 'recycled' - would explain the two errors.
by Gareth
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 10 'facts' about motorways...
Replies: 9
Views: 151

Re: 10 'facts' about motorways...

Ah ha! The link is the mistake! Maybe this Ten speedy facts about motorways article?
by Gareth
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Other
Topic: 'Highest'?
Replies: 33
Views: 373

Re: 'Highest'?

Horse wrote: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.
by Gareth
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Other
Topic: 'Highest'?
Replies: 33
Views: 373

Re: 'Highest'?

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 :) Not all roads are congested. In fact, I'd say, most roads aren't congested most of the time. Not all country roads have 50 lim...
by Gareth
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Clothoid?
Replies: 13
Views: 273

Re: Clothoid?

I noticed these bends seemed to catch a lot of people out, people frequently ran wide into the centre of the road at the midpoint of the s-bend going in either direction, and I realised that the reason is because on both entries, the road actually curves slightly to the left before the actual sharp...
by Gareth
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Clothoid?
Replies: 13
Views: 273

Re: Clothoid?

Is this a bike thing? Although the linked article mentioned cars, it didn't seem to make the case that drivers were having this particular difficulty.
by Gareth
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Phone use (again )
Replies: 58
Views: 2849

Re: Phone use (again )

What's wrong with DWDCA? Harder to identify in a believable fashion? Easier to assert someone was holding a phone than to assert they weren't paying enough attention, because then you have to describe in what way they weren't paying enough attention and what resulted from not paying enough attentio...
by Gareth
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Bikes
Topic: A few more videos
Replies: 80
Views: 8951

Re: A few more videos

GTR1400MAN wrote:momentum

A handy place to hang a reminder and updated links, 2007, 2010, (including discussion of commitment and TED).

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