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by akirk
Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 80mph on the motorway as bad as drink driving
Replies: 29
Views: 334

Re: 80mph on the motorway as bad as drink driving

Errr... the whole point of Apple CarPlay is that it is "eyes free". If you want to play a specific song, you do not need to use the panel at all. You press the button on the steering wheel to activate Siri and then ask it to play what you want. No need to look at the screen at all. Yes, i...
by akirk
Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Touch Screens
Replies: 19
Views: 1506

Re: Touch Screens

I have long thought it amusing that in my sister's T8 XC90 (tank that does 0-0 rather fast!): - you can't (as passenger) pull up the car's manual on the touch screen in case you are driving - you can though use the touch screen to alter steering sensitivity / suspension settings / etc. - all without...
by akirk
Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Saying hello from a government mandated safe distance
Replies: 12
Views: 1878

Re: Saying hello from a government mandated safe distance

Welcome Hugh, though not a member of the local group I did my IAM course over 20 years ago! and for the last year I have been living in Bristol - so we may cross paths...
Alasdair
by akirk
Mon Jun 15, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Reg Local and speed...
Replies: 29
Views: 4022

Re: Reg Local and speed...

In an earlier post on this topic I asked 2 questions, one of which was the same question but asked in a different way to the original poster, and all the responses since then have been measured and respectful giving individual’s views on the questions posed. However, on my settings I had ticked “al...
by akirk
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: HPC Young Drivers Day 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 11637

Re: HPC Young Drivers Day 2020

The YDD 2020 has been cancelled - the intention is to run it next at the same time in 2021.

Alasdair
by akirk
Wed May 06, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Hazard warning sign on Dual Carriageway
Replies: 35
Views: 7231

Re: Hazard warning sign on Dual Carriageway

There is quite a substantial drop in trauma ops in hospitals - my wife is a hand surgeon who often deals with bikers - numbers are currently reduced
by akirk
Wed May 06, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Post Covid Travel
Replies: 25
Views: 4640

Re: Post Covid Travel

A lot more working from home will reduce commuting...
by akirk
Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: HPC Young Drivers Day 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 11637

HPC Young Drivers Day 2020

The High Performance Course is running a Young Drivers’ Day on Saturday 25th July 2020. This is open to those aged 26 years or less and who hold a full driver’s licence. Info on their website: http://www.high-performance-course.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=15 There may be...
by akirk
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Server and HTTPS
Replies: 11
Views: 9458

Re: Server and HTTPS

should be okay - could be your browser, server seems to be up and running with no logged issues...
will keep an eye on it...

Alasdair
by akirk
Fri Feb 07, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Server and HTTPS
Replies: 11
Views: 9458

Re: Server and HTTPS

no idea - not something we have changed - code is identical to previous server...

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