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by M1ke H
Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Second thoughts on offsiding
Replies: 80
Views: 2862

Re: Second thoughts on offsiding

I'm not so sure about 'slippery substances', but locally the road edges are in an appalling state, to the extent that Joe Public is often driving just left of or even over the centre white line on your average B or C road in order to avoid the potholes, subsidence, and surface "imperfections&q...
by M1ke H
Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Second thoughts on offsiding
Replies: 80
Views: 2862

Re: Second thoughts on offsiding

I'm not so sure about 'slippery substances', but locally the road edges are in an appalling state, to the extent that Joe Public is often driving just left of or even over the centre white line on your average B or C road in order to avoid the potholes, subsidence, and surface "imperfections&qu...
by M1ke H
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Roads they been a changin'
Replies: 33
Views: 1578

Re: Roads they been a changin'

Personally, I don't want the car thinking it knows better than me when I want to switch the engine off (or anything else like 'I'll always flash three times if you touch the indicator stalk' etc. I always turn them off or get the turned off/adjusted in the ECU). If I want the engine off, I'll press ...
by M1ke H
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Bristol newbie
Replies: 7
Views: 440

Re: Bristol newbie

Hi Cloggie from yet another Bristol IAM-er :roll:

FWIW I'm also with Gareth in the use of an auto box, which is how I drive my partner's GTi having a DSG box. Drives her potty (in both senses) :D
by M1ke H
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Roads they been a changin'
Replies: 33
Views: 1578

Re: Roads they been a changin'

GTR1400MAN wrote:First thing I do after starting the engine is turn this intrusive witchcraft off.

Seconded!
by M1ke H
Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Room for one more?
Replies: 11
Views: 1545

Re: Room for one more?

Correct..... :oops:
by M1ke H
Sat Mar 03, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Room for one more?
Replies: 11
Views: 1545

Re: Room for one more?

Hi and welcome from another Glos RoADAR-ian.
by M1ke H
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: About time I joined in
Replies: 9
Views: 921

Re: About time I joined in

Hello, and congratulations on your recent successes. (Your post brought back some memories of my being taught to drive in my Dad's Hillman Minx)!
by M1ke H
Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Motorists should be penalised for going just 1mph over the speed limit, Britain’s road policing chief says
Replies: 65
Views: 5170

Re: Motorists should be penalised for going just 1mph over the speed limit, Britain’s road policing chief says

In fairness, the NPCC report of his comments when speaking at the National Roads Policing Conference, never mentions his intention to prosecute at anything over the posted limit, only "...don’t assume you have a free pass if you’re over the limit." wrt speed awareness courses.
by M1ke H
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Merry Christmas everyone
Replies: 27
Views: 2618

Re: Merry Christmas everyone

Just for your peace of mind I can report that a big chunk of the Cotswolds was huge fun today..... And even more fun today with a good 2-3 inches of snow in our neck of the woods overnight. OH even reported an abandoned snow plough blocking one road on her way to work in Bath this morning. I just p...

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