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by kfae8959
Fri May 04, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Clutch - heel & toe
Replies: 41
Views: 8490

Re: Clutch - heel & toe

Is he driving a TVR?
by kfae8959
Wed May 02, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Potential downside of speed enforcement?
Replies: 17
Views: 3762

Re: Potential downside of speed enforcement?

Once in a while, particularly in the occasional cases where they've been told they will certainly fail if they stray even a fraction over the speed limit. I have taken to emphasising that I have got discretion in that, and that if any situation poses a choice between safety and legality, I will expe...
by kfae8959
Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bought a new Range Rover Sport HSE Dynamic
Replies: 67
Views: 13210

Re: Bought a new Range Rover Sport HSE Dynamic

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Is this definitely from the UK website?

David
by kfae8959
Sun Mar 11, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Pavement parking?
Replies: 25
Views: 6343

Re: Pavement parking?

These would also rule out the option of putting two wheels on the pavement to clear space for an emergency vehicle in a narrow street.

David
by kfae8959
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: First accident...
Replies: 82
Views: 17473

Re: First accident...

Have you met up with any forum members for a drive? Where are you based now? I haven't no. Haven't really had the time to think about advanced driving since starting university. I'm based mostly in Liverpool as I study there. Hiya, la'! Please do drop me a message and let me know if you'd like to g...
by kfae8959
Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Graduated licensing again
Replies: 36
Views: 9985

Re: Graduated licensing again

Is there a way to correct the title of this thread?

Since it began with an accusation of illiteracy, I feel it's odd that the same mistake is at the top of every reply!

David
by kfae8959
Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Driving instructors and learners - do they drive like each other?
Replies: 127
Views: 26188

Re: Driving instructors and learners - do they drive like each other?

I don't know how often you change (buy or borrow) cars, but you may be in for an unwelcome surprise if you try that in some other modern cars, which switch the throttle off if the brakes are applied. waremark mentions that he has come across cars that don't allow heel and toe, but my understanding ...
by kfae8959
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Hands on the wheel
Replies: 35
Views: 8879

Re: Hands on the wheel

I don't remotely imagine that this is what Allen had in mind, but in fact IAM Observers used to be encouraged to advocate a method that constituted steering with one hand...

David
by kfae8959
Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Associate cannot keep to the speed limit
Replies: 42
Views: 10904

Re: Associate cannot keep to the speed limit

I had a candidate this week who mentioned in the pre-drive checks that the car was equipped with a speed limiter, and that it may be used. In the end it wasn't, but I would have considered that appropriate. Whether that is an abdication of the driver's responsibility, as Alasdair suggests, or an adv...
by kfae8959
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ford Ecosport
Replies: 7
Views: 2068

Re: Ford Ecosport

Etymologically speaking, it should be "oiko"...

David

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