Mr Cholmondeley-Warner wrote:martine wrote:I was sitting alongside a young driver last weekend who did a 45 minute route from South Bristol into some rural twisties and back and did nearly the whole thing one-handed.
Did they crash?
We haven't mentioned it yet, because it's so very obvious we forget, but modern cars with heavily power-assisted steering don't need effort to steer, just directional input.
This was one of the late Sir John Whitmore's pet peeves about the AD community. I haven't turned into him yet, but I don't worry two much about the rigid requirement for two hands at a particular location on the wheel any more.
In his driving book RAC Superdriver, there's a lovely photo of him in a Mini. Drifting sideways, looking and V sign to the cameraman.