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by Gareth
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: HPC Young Drivers Day 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 383

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: 55
Views: 1072

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: 55
Views: 1072

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: 55
Views: 1072

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: 149

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: 456

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: 857

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: 857

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: 1045

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?
by Gareth
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Let's Talk More
Replies: 42
Views: 1045

Re: Let's Talk More

OldenBill wrote:the original Three Cs Roadcraft maxim, "Care,Courtesy & Consideration" will still nag me when I see another motorist requiring help.

It's all very well to be courteous but best to avoid misplaced courtesy. There's an article on the Bristol IAM website that talks about this ...

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