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by angus
Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Can anyone advise please? France
Replies: 5
Views: 173

Re: Can anyone advise please? France

Alternatively, just carry a bulb kit anyway. Doubt they'll check they're the right bulbs for your car.

You don't need the breath test kits either - there's no penalty for not having them.

Enjoy the Pyrenees - we walked le Chemin de la Liberté last year
by angus
Wed Jun 10, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Reg Local and speed...
Replies: 28
Views: 1200

Re: Reg Local and speed...

Horse wrote:He looks as if his head restraint is too low? ;)

I think it's an integral part of the seat & not adjustable
by angus
Sat May 23, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Good afternoon :)
Replies: 16
Views: 2172

Re: Good afternoon :)

Just imagine all those returning to the roads after not driving for a couple of months....
by angus
Thu May 21, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Good afternoon :)
Replies: 16
Views: 2172

Re: Good afternoon :)

Long ago, after I'd met the standard for IAM membership and then helped others to do the same I just wished that the IAM standard would become the base standard for driving in the UK. Fool was I. It wouldn't be too bad if all drivers maintained the DoT test standard. I've had associates who wouldn'...
by angus
Sat May 02, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Hazard warning sign on Dual Carriageway
Replies: 35
Views: 4051

Re: Hazard warning sign on Dual Carriageway

Basically, it means the new road crosses a public footpath and they didn't have the sense/money to install an underpass or footbridge
by angus
Sun Apr 12, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The Crash Detectives
Replies: 5
Views: 4846

Re: The Crash Detectives

One of the cases from this series where a nurse on painkillers blacked out and killed a driver on the opposite carriageway got a mention in the RoADAR newsletter - she was sentenced to 5 years & 4 months
by angus
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Yet another....
Replies: 14
Views: 11242

Re: Yet another....

Welcome from another Alfa owner

I use this to shrink images: http://www.shrinkpictures.com/
by angus
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Regenerative braking
Replies: 9
Views: 9660

Re: Regenerative braking

A while back I was following a Tesla and I was surprised how often the brake lights came on (almost every bend) and concluded that just lifting off lit the brake lights. 2 thoughts regarding the learner tho': aren't all hybrids automatics? And considering how little leeway some drivers give learners...
by angus
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Electric parking brake
Replies: 11
Views: 6583

Re: Electric parking brake

Jonquirk wrote:Not much use as a secondary braking system if it doesn’t operate when the vehicle is moving?


Having read the handbook :lol: Ford say don't pull it on when driving but it can be used in an emergency :confused:
by angus
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Electric parking brake
Replies: 11
Views: 6583

Re: Electric parking brake

Ford very unhelpfully say "connect a booster battery"

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