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by Triquet
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Have diesel cars got a future?
Replies: 17
Views: 195

Re: Have diesel cars got a future?

Taxing cars by carbon dioxide emission was always going to lead to the situation we found ourselves in. Nobody likes paying road tax so manufacturers build cars that minimise the tax payable. Eventually the take from road tax drops to the point where Government finds it necessary to rejig the syste...
by Triquet
Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro
Replies: 19
Views: 515

Re: Intro

Cheers Geoff, it did appear it's up the thread somewhere.

Jim
by Triquet
Sun Dec 17, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Santa list?
Replies: 21
Views: 655

Re: Santa list?

I have finally given up and requested a SatNav.
by Triquet
Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Silence
Replies: 1
Views: 101

Silence

Golly, are we all out Christmas shopping? :cheers:
by Triquet
Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: BRAKE - good news and bad news?
Replies: 38
Views: 2000

Re: BRAKE - good news and bad news?

It's the very narrow, bumpy, twitchy, bendy section that's the pig at night-time, particularly if you are behind one of the Occupied North Berkshire 40mph Road Captains.
by Triquet
Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: BRAKE - good news and bad news?
Replies: 38
Views: 2000

Re: BRAKE - good news and bad news?

They have done that on a road I often drive along, the B4494 between Newbury and Wantage. It is 60mph along much of its length from Newbury (though there are many bends, and even worse, narrow bits, where you have to slow down. Then you come to the Oxfordshire boundary, and the limit changes to 50....
by Triquet
Sun Dec 03, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro
Replies: 19
Views: 515

Re: Intro

Hello Geoff,

I'm just up the road in Steventon.

JIm
by Triquet
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Road Ahead Closed
Replies: 14
Views: 466

Re: Road Ahead Closed

Strangely Brown wrote:I would guess that it is arse covering. If they didn't have the signs out then someone would complain that they weren't warned early enough. That or crass incompetence. I'm not sure.


I think you have it one :mrgreen:
by Triquet
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Road Ahead Closed
Replies: 14
Views: 466

Re: Road Ahead Closed

It's a generic sign and means the road ahead is closed or the road joining at the next junction might be closed or you just came up a closed road ... or something.
by Triquet
Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Learner Driving
Topic: Questioning the way I use roundabouts.
Replies: 50
Views: 1219

Re: Questioning the way I use roundabouts.

There's RABs and there's RABs. Large RABs like this one can almost work as bits of large radius dual carriageway and lane changing on the RAB is not such a big deal. On a small RAB I find that if you don't come in on the "correct" lane chaos may ensue :drums:

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