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by AndyP
Sat Jul 15, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: BATH iAM RoadSmart Group Breakfast Saturday 12thAugust for everyone.
Replies: 17
Views: 2771

Re: BATH iAM RoadSmart Group Breakfast Saturday 12thAugust for everyone.

MMMM I have done that too. A really very interesting challenge which I was looking forward too and to enjoy [!] A few years back. :gear: Had a lot of bad luck surrounding Congestion charges and times. Parking problems [long stay meters all out of order] :flail: Then took 4 hours to get back in on a ...
by AndyP
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: BATH iAM RoadSmart Group Breakfast Saturday 12thAugust for everyone.
Replies: 17
Views: 2771

Re: BATH iAM RoadSmart Group Breakfast Saturday 12thAugust for everyone.

Nice one.
Are you driving or training it up?
by AndyP
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: BATH iAM RoadSmart Group Breakfast Saturday 12thAugust for everyone.
Replies: 17
Views: 2771

BATH iAM RoadSmart Group Breakfast Saturday 12thAugust for everyone.

12th August Bath Group iAM RoadSmart. [Car group] PLUS everyone. ALL and everyone welcome whatever you drive whatever you belong to or NOT. HPC, DIA Diamond, Rospa, Roadar, iAM RoadSmart, AD HUB etc :shock: Second venture into a Breakfast Saturday meet. SATURDAY 12th August 09:30 ON FOOD AND DRINK A...
by AndyP
Thu Jul 06, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Rule of Thirds - Overtaking
Replies: 43
Views: 6013

Re: Rule of Thirds - Overtaking

No,
surely not, how jolly coarse.
Never known anything like it.

:lol: :roll:
by AndyP
Thu Jul 06, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Rule of Thirds - Overtaking
Replies: 43
Views: 6013

Re: Rule of Thirds - Overtaking

Strangely Brown wrote:
AndyP wrote:May also be called Bananaring


... or "the Surrey swoop".


But you are in SUSSEX :lol:
by AndyP
Wed Jul 05, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Rule of Thirds - Overtaking
Replies: 43
Views: 6013

Re: Rule of Thirds - Overtaking

Yes as I mentioned in first post.

It is related to progressive driving. Dividing the road ahead between bends into thirds.
I teach this all the time.
It is another HPC John Lyon era technique.
:car:
I have the coloured graphic/handout.
by AndyP
Wed Jul 05, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Rule of Thirds - Overtaking
Replies: 43
Views: 6013

Re: Rule of Thirds - Overtaking

Sounds like an HPC John Lyon era thing. I used to call it the rule of the triangle. May also be called Bananaring I use the rule of thirds more for progress between bends. Accelerate firmly for third, cruise for a third ease off and or brake over a third.? For Masters or Advanced Police. Accelerate ...
by AndyP
Wed Jun 28, 2017 7:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: VAG NOx emisions fix.
Replies: 15
Views: 2994

Re: VAG NOx emisions fix.

A lot will be a matter of opinion. I am an enthusiast ex aircraft engineer [60's/70's]but not Automotive now just very interested but only a bystander. The media and all my magazines [Autocar/Auto Express Evo WHICH etc] are full of it Some huge articles too. So far the consensus has been:- If it was...
by AndyP
Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Driving More Renaults
Replies: 6
Views: 929

Re: Driving More Renaults

Oh no not that roundabout at the top of Whiteladies road. Then straight on at Blackboy hill into Westbury road I could never get across it without some t**t entering too fast aiming for the trailer. I was sure I was going to fail my Test. Just as we got there the examiner turned me off left into Com...
by AndyP
Sun Jun 25, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Driving More Renaults
Replies: 6
Views: 929

Re: Driving More Renaults

I will not say that the guys (truckers) have it easy else it will start a war of blue badge holders.

I was a bit rubbish using 4 over 4 with a dropper and a splitter making 16 gears.

The modern trucks are very expensive and very posh.

I could not brake and change overlap so hard work.

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