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by Gareth
Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 43
Views: 624

Re: Hello all

and for word of the week: what does "spirited" mean? In this context I would say fully engaged with the activity being undertaken, constantly alert for changes in the driving environment and, as a result, linking speed to vision better than the average driver. StuBeeDoo, others in this th...
by Gareth
Tue Dec 18, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Proposal for new driving test regulations post initial test...
Replies: 38
Views: 1455

Re: Proposal for new driving test regulations post initial test...

Yet another serious accident happened this morning....wake up and smell the bacon, something needs to be done!! We are meant to be advocates of the road...so why don't we make a stand to make things change for the better. Its too much for the police to deal with, but think about all the resources u...
by Gareth
Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: New Audi A6 - not able to switch off Stop/Start function
Replies: 15
Views: 779

Re: New Audi A6 - not able to switch off Stop/Start function

It could be buried in or a consequence of meeting the Euro 7 regulations.
by Gareth
Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Second thoughts on offsiding
Replies: 100
Views: 6265

Re: Second thoughts on offsiding

In my view most motorcyclists are better 'drivers' than car drivers are and I'm not a motorcyclist. I think it's difficult to generalise; some are good drivers, some are bored and detached while driving, and some make unwarranted assumptions that might work when riding. There's probably a large pro...
by Gareth
Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Shocking driving? Not all the time
Replies: 29
Views: 1789

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: 1750

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: 100
Views: 6265

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: 100
Views: 6265

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: 100
Views: 6265

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: 460

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.

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