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by Gareth
Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Shocking driving? Not all the time
Replies: 29
Views: 616

Re: Shocking driving? Not all the time

I think it might be the junction with Salhouse Road, heading anti-clockwise.
by Gareth
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: HPC Young Drivers Day 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 854

Re: HPC Young Drivers Day 2018

Timely :P
by Gareth
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Second thoughts on offsiding
Replies: 80
Views: 2708

Re: Second thoughts on offsiding

B660 above Kimbolton? Parts of the A4 between Hungerford and Newbury?
by Gareth
Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Second thoughts on offsiding
Replies: 80
Views: 2708

Re: Second thoughts on offsiding

Are we using one example to extrapolate to all other situations?
by Gareth
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Second thoughts on offsiding
Replies: 80
Views: 2708

Re: Second thoughts on offsiding

we don’t offside or extend your view in order to keep speed or maintain progress A couple of thoughts ... First, it helps if you set the context when taking part in an international discussion so, may I assume, you are in the UK and, perhaps, a member of the IAM or RoADAR? Second, I am based in the...
by Gareth
Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Drivers driving less, but more traffic?
Replies: 2
Views: 245

Re: Drivers driving less, but more traffic?

How much of that is a direct result of the cost of insurance? I think there's a tendency for people to find (and claim) positives when choices have been made through necessity.
by Gareth
Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ultra low emmission zone
Replies: 12
Views: 656

Re: Ultra low emmission zone

vanman wrote:out as far as Coulsdon, well south of Croydon. Something perhaps I should have been aware of, or has this been kept quiet? :evil:

The map I saw suggests that in October 2021 it will be extended to just inside the north/south circular, with those roads being specifically excluded.
by Gareth
Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Use of ZF 8-speed auto gearbox (BMW and other makes)
Replies: 23
Views: 1173

Re: Use of ZF 8-speed auto gearbox (BMW and other makes)

Triquet wrote:I really would have been better off driving the Aero on the paddles

You should talk to a_d_e_ - he has recent relevant experience ;-)
by Gareth
Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Use of ZF 8-speed auto gearbox (BMW and other makes)
Replies: 23
Views: 1173

Re: Use of ZF 8-speed auto gearbox (BMW and other makes)

The point was - why would you want to add extra layers of complication to a thing designed to simplify the operation of a vehicle. I think they're not designed to simplify operation. Instead, I reckon they're designed to sell even more cars to disinterested punters, by enabling them to delude thems...
by Gareth
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Let's Talk More
Replies: 42
Views: 1748

Re: Let's Talk More

OldenBill wrote:if courtesy causes others to feel urinated away then they should, in my opinion, be ashamed to call themselves Advanced Drivers.

Why do you not care how 'non-advanced' motorists feel or react?

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