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by exportmanuk
Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:35 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Let the games begin ....
Replies: 80
Views: 11100

Re: Let the games begin ....

waremark wrote:No point in changing the roads, autonomous cars will keep the elderly mobile.


Like in "I Robot" where you call for a pool car that then tries to kill you :D
Guess you be OK if you dont get an Audi
by exportmanuk
Wed Jul 06, 2016 8:03 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Let the games begin ....
Replies: 80
Views: 11100

Re: Let the games begin ....

Roundabouts are great at keeping traffic moving when all the joining roads have a similar flow rate. They will not work where a minor road hits a major through-route. I would agree 100% with that near my home they have done this on a unction in order to aid exit from a T junction instead it made th...
by exportmanuk
Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Let the games begin ....
Replies: 80
Views: 11100

Re: Let the games begin ....

Hi I know it is a requirement to declare yourself fit, My father did it until at the request of other members of the family I went with him to his regular 12 monthly eye test at the end of the examination I acted the optician if he should still be driving the guy looked at me stunned. He was surpris...
by exportmanuk
Mon Jul 04, 2016 1:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Let the games begin ....
Replies: 80
Views: 11100

Re: Let the games begin ....

Wider white lines and more reflect signs so they can see them better?? WTF if you can not see it don't drive. end of Better than mini roundabouts compulsory eye test every year for drivers over 70 with ophthalmologist required to inform on people who are no longer able to pass the basic drivers eye ...
by exportmanuk
Sat Jun 25, 2016 7:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The EU - Leave or Remain?
Replies: 189
Views: 24119

Re: The EU - Leave or Remain?

The EU has trade agreements still in place and expanded which predate the Maastrich treaty. For example the European free trade Association This Started in 1960 and the UK was a member in its own right until 1991 when under an update we came under the EU banner. This agreement covers Switzerland Nor...
by exportmanuk
Mon Jun 20, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Dash cameras
Replies: 13
Views: 5916

Re: Dash cameras

I have cameras in both cars and on my bike In the cars I have

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00 ... UTF8&psc=1
by exportmanuk
Wed Jun 01, 2016 8:40 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Other
Topic: HIGH STANDARD/FURTHER TRAINING IN THE UK
Replies: 27
Views: 6910

Re: HIGH STANDARD/FURTHER TRAINING IN THE UK

Imsensible wrote:
People have been riding round bends for a long time, and most will never have heard of counter-steering. How did they manage? :biker: :bike:


When something unexpected happens often they don't and become yet another statistic
by exportmanuk
Mon May 30, 2016 3:02 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Other
Topic: HIGH STANDARD/FURTHER TRAINING IN THE UK
Replies: 27
Views: 6910

Re: HIGH STANDARD/FURTHER TRAINING IN THE UK

Anybody who has ever ridden a bicycle will automatically use "counter steering". It is something that you pick up on within a few minutes of learning to balance. It does not need teaching, as it happens naturally, in the same way that people subconsciously move their bodies to keep uprigh...
by exportmanuk
Sat May 21, 2016 7:26 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: US to invest $4bn in autonomous cars
Replies: 38
Views: 7717

Re: US to invest $4bn in autonomous cars

Horse wrote:PS: GTR, you sure about compulsory ABS?


All motorcycles over 125 cc since last year
by exportmanuk
Sat May 07, 2016 12:49 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Bikes
Topic: 'Filtering' Accident
Replies: 63
Views: 12834

Re: 'Filtering' Accident

You can move to the front but you cannot pass the vehicle closest to the crossing. I think that the interesting bit is he apologised, I suspect that was largely because he discovered that it was a lady that he had just tried to kill. The last driver that used his vehicle as a weapon targeted at me ...

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