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Teslas show the brake lights when the software thinks it necessary (and show them on the avatar on the dash too). The regenerative braking is very strong - would bring the car to a halt on a moderate downhill slope almost as quickly as smooth use of hydraulic brakes. Pretty much one-pedal driving.
- Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:33 pm
- Forum: Technology
- Topic: Built-in car breathalysers and speed limiters will save countless lives
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So you just mash the throttle the floor everywhere then - simples!?
If you mean the straight line skid marks well back from the corner, I suspect those are caused by unladen truck wheels locking up. There is what may be a set of skid marks in an S shape actually at the junction. If they are skid marks they seem to have been either caused by someone overtaking going ...
- Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:08 pm
- Forum: General Chat
- Topic: Being 'high' while driving
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I occasionally take pictures of my co-drivers when I'm passengering. Among the group I drive with, the similarity in seating position is remarkable. Every one looks as if they're just sat in a comfortable chair, with the addition of a steering wheel to give them something to do :) The overall impres...
I'm refresh tutoring a 72 year old at present. Won't take much, he's pretty good. As with all of us though, he's one of a tiny minority. We can't trumpet too much while the advanced driving community is so small.
Wikipedia says "The last popular chain drive automobile was the Honda S600 of the 1960s". Personally, I'm amazed they chose to do that at that time. My impression is that chain drive for cars died out, in the main, by the 1930s.