'Other' seemed appropriate

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'Other' seemed appropriate

Postby Horse » Sat Apr 02, 2022 2:32 pm

Taxi when going out yesterday evening.

Auto box car.

Driver was steering one-handed, with his right hand.

Indicator stalk on the left side of the steering column.

He used his thumb to flip the lever ...
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Re: 'Other' seemed appropriate

Postby Triquet » Sat Apr 02, 2022 4:15 pm

Interesting input, or a very long thumb

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Re: 'Other' seemed appropriate

Postby Horse » Sat Apr 02, 2022 5:11 pm

Triquet wrote:Interesting input, or a very long thumb


Regular-sized thumb, allied with push-pull steering. Except that he was doing it one-handed, including the bit where you slide your hand around the wheel ....
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Re: 'Other' seemed appropriate

Postby martine » Mon Apr 04, 2022 4:16 pm

Hmmm...what was he doing with his left hand?
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Re: 'Other' seemed appropriate

Postby RiK » Mon Apr 04, 2022 5:07 pm

Well y’know were supposed to be looking more at the output than the input these days, right? :roll: :headbang:
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Re: 'Other' seemed appropriate

Postby Triquet » Mon Apr 04, 2022 5:24 pm

One assumes the driver needed the left hand for the mobile phone .... :hit:


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