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by kfae8959
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What does this sign mean?
Replies: 14
Views: 864

Re: What does this sign mean?

As well you know, the sign qualifies the road markings. Thank goodness you aren't having to deal with the driving around irreligious shrines!

David
by kfae8959
Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Tyres fitted to front or rear
Replies: 23
Views: 2936

Re: Tyres fitted to front or rear

When the conditions for which you bought the tyres prevail, would you choose to have more grip at the front axle or the rear?

David
by kfae8959
Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Latest bit of idiocy
Replies: 11
Views: 1569

Re: Latest bit of idiocy

My point exactly. If that was what went wrong!
by kfae8959
Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Latest bit of idiocy
Replies: 11
Views: 1569

Re: Latest bit of idiocy

Or perhaps it did pick up the barrels, but if it only did so once it was committed past the heavy, hitting them was its best option?

David
by kfae8959
Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Been a naughty boy?
Replies: 25
Views: 2978

Re: Been a naughty boy?

not all IAM examiners keep a strict eye on speedos during safe overtaking manoeuvres. To clarify, the guidance to examiners says, "candidates cannot plan to exceed the speed limit" [my emphasis]. In Tom's case, it seems clear that exceeding the speed limit was not part of his driving plan...
by kfae8959
Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Speed limiters mandatory from 2022?
Replies: 63
Views: 7471

Re: Speed limiters mandatory from 2022?

exportmanuk wrote:But then how can you have a communications manager who prefers to take public transport to driving himself.


To whom does your comment refer? And isn't public transport the most "advanced" choice for many journeys?

David
by kfae8959
Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Seat Position
Replies: 14
Views: 3268

Re: Seat Position

I am adopting "bellow my hart" as my future hunting cry!

David
by kfae8959
Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Smart Motorways
Replies: 37
Views: 5051

Re: Smart Motorways

I've seen plenty of average speed enforcement in the roadworks to convert motorways to "managed" or "smart". I don't think I've come across it on completed stretches. Your point about lower speed limits on congested stretches increasing time separation interests me. I've noticed ...
by kfae8959
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Smart Motorways
Replies: 37
Views: 5051

Re: Smart Motorways

martine wrote:Smart motorways often have average speed cameras...


Which ones?

David
by kfae8959
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Smart Motorways
Replies: 37
Views: 5051

Re: Smart Motorways

They're a way of adding lane capacity, with the enforced variable speed limits reduce speeds to improve the time separation between vehicles. Do the variable speed limits achieve that, though? Or, more precisely, does the way they are enforced achieve that? Behaviour I have observed includes: - dri...

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