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by RiK
Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Apple reducing driver distractions
Replies: 9
Views: 1985

Re: Apple reducing driver distractions

It never ceases to amaze how many people are so quick to rubbish an idea. Yup, my thoughts exactly. There is no panacea to prevent people using a phone at the wheel except perhaps a lifetime ban if caught... but this is as good a start as any other that I have seen. Personally I thought it was a gr...
by RiK
Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Apple reducing driver distractions
Replies: 9
Views: 1985

Re: Apple reducing driver distractions

I have no doubt it will be an opt in solution but even if its not optional its only going to work until the user realises that if they do not link to the vehicle Bluetooth the phone will continue to work. result even more people using their phone hand held or some mat be buying Bluetooth head sets ...
by RiK
Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Apple reducing driver distractions
Replies: 9
Views: 1985

Re: Apple reducing driver distractions

so it detects when you connect via bluetooth to the in-car telephone and turns off calls?! :D will be a lot of people who won't understand that... I'd imagine if they decide to enable the feature they'll understand it well enough.. I think it is good to have options - but this is once again dealing...
by RiK
Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Apple reducing driver distractions
Replies: 9
Views: 1985

Apple reducing driver distractions

Watching Apples developer conference event last night I noticed an interesting development they're introducing in the next version of their mobile OS. "Do not disturb while driving" https://cdn.macrumors.com/article-new/2017/06/dnd-while-driving-ios-11.jpg The phone will sense when it's co...
by RiK
Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: BATH GROUP ADVANCED MOTORISTS BREAKFAST SATURDAY 10th JUNE
Replies: 13
Views: 2574

Re: BATH GROUP ADVANCED MOTORISTS BREAKFAST SATURDAY 10th JUNE

Gah, sorry, looks like I might not be able to make it now. Forgot we've got a local thing I'm supposed to be doing at 11, dunno if I'll be able to re-arrange that..
by RiK
Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: BATH GROUP ADVANCED MOTORISTS BREAKFAST SATURDAY 10th JUNE
Replies: 13
Views: 2574

Re: BATH GROUP ADVANCED MOTORISTS BREAKFAST SATURDAY 10th JUNE

Splendid. Will see you there then :-)
by RiK
Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: BATH GROUP ADVANCED MOTORISTS BREAKFAST SATURDAY 10th JUNE
Replies: 13
Views: 2574

Re: BATH GROUP ADVANCED MOTORISTS BREAKFAST SATURDAY 10th JUNE

Does the brekkie deal apply to Bristol interlopers? ;-)
by RiK
Tue May 23, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Keep Left Bollard
Replies: 5
Views: 1450

Re: Keep Left Bollard

I agree, if the left lane is actually blocked like this, I'd proceed to the right of the bollard - very carefully!
by RiK
Mon May 15, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: chloejr31's survey.
Replies: 33
Views: 4935

Re: chloejr31's survey.

I've got a load of them here Andy. I'll bring one over next time I see you. You can 'experiment' on 'er indoors.. ;-)
by RiK
Sun May 14, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: chloejr31's survey.
Replies: 33
Views: 4935

Re: chloejr31's survey.

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Absolutely. They're brilliant.

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