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by Cyril Haearn
22 Oct 2020, 3:23pm
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: Disagreement with AGM resolutions
Replies: 144
Views: 6624

Re: Disagreement with AGM resolutions

Reduce promotion of holiday flights, just less promotion than before, but still some promotion?
by Cyril Haearn
22 Oct 2020, 2:58pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Invisible indicators on new cars.
Replies: 104
Views: 2617

Re: Invisible indicators on new cars.

Time for another poll, N Plus X, how many motor vehicles do you own?
I have owned eight, but only one at a time
Not got no car now :wink:
by Cyril Haearn
22 Oct 2020, 2:54pm
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: Fave quotes...
Replies: 276
Views: 22278

Re: Fave quotes...

Don McLean wrote and sang 'American Pie', a long complicated song with lots of words

'Please, what does the song MEAN?', earnest journalists used to ask him

'It means that I never have to work again', he chortled
by Cyril Haearn
21 Oct 2020, 7:47pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Alliance of British Drivers
Replies: 26
Views: 682

Re: Alliance of British Drivers

Facts, not opinions, cod arguments, hyperbole etc etc:

The majority of drivers routinely break the law
Drivers kill many cyclists and walkers
Cyclists and walkers kill no drivers
by Cyril Haearn
21 Oct 2020, 7:01pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Alliance of British Drivers
Replies: 26
Views: 682

Re: Alliance of British Drivers

.. This forum has a high-posting small group of people who ride bikes who take extreme fundamentalist positions on some recurrent themes. The techniques they use are very similar to those of some extreme protagonists of cars and driving: hyperbole, cod statistics, tribal arguments etc. .. There are...
by Cyril Haearn
21 Oct 2020, 4:01pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Alliance of British Drivers
Replies: 26
Views: 682

Re: Alliance of British Drivers

The British Association of Drivers, BAD, it is called I think
by Cyril Haearn
21 Oct 2020, 1:40pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Any recent experience of driving licence renewal?
Replies: 42
Views: 838

Re: Any recent experience of driving licence renewal?

... OTOH young male drivers generally have the ability to pass the test easily - unfortunately some have a cavalier attitude to road safety - hence they are on average more accident prone. Yes, to the extent that the police inspectorate classes them as vulnerable road users. https://forum.cyclinguk...
by Cyril Haearn
20 Oct 2020, 6:42pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Any recent experience of driving licence renewal?
Replies: 42
Views: 838

Re: Any recent experience of driving licence renewal?

Five hours seems a lot, is a stamina test included? Whether someone is skilled could be determined in two hours I think
by Cyril Haearn
20 Oct 2020, 5:10pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Barmouth Viaduct temporary closures
Replies: 9
Views: 731

Re: Barmouth Viaduct temporary closures

There is talk of Fairbourne being abandoned in a few decades when the sea rises
Could the sea level affect the bridge?
by Cyril Haearn
20 Oct 2020, 4:31pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Any recent experience of driving licence renewal?
Replies: 42
Views: 838

Re: Any recent experience of driving licence renewal?

Maybe it would be simplest just to test drivers again, the theory test and multiple choice too New licence valid for vehicles up to 3.5 t max weight only :wink: If there was to be any check on a person's ability to drive because of age a driving assessment based on the Pass Plus course would be bet...
by Cyril Haearn
20 Oct 2020, 4:29pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Any recent experience of driving licence renewal?
Replies: 42
Views: 838

Re: Any recent experience of driving licence renewal?

Maybe it would be simplest just to test drivers again, the theory test and multiple choice too Why would retesting be simpler than being required to complete an online form? And if our some reason you want retesting it might be more sensible to start with groups known to be at higher than average r...
by Cyril Haearn
20 Oct 2020, 12:28pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Invisible indicators on new cars.
Replies: 104
Views: 2617

Re: Invisible indicators on new cars.

Surely surely the legislators could require basic controls to be the same on all vehicles :?
by Cyril Haearn
20 Oct 2020, 12:05pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Any recent experience of driving licence renewal?
Replies: 42
Views: 838

Re: Any recent experience of driving licence renewal?

Maybe it would be simplest just to test drivers again, the theory test and multiple choice too
New licence valid for vehicles up to 3.5 t max weight only :wink:
by Cyril Haearn
20 Oct 2020, 9:11am
Forum: On the road
Topic: A positive thread
Replies: 828
Views: 135169

Re: A positive thread

Plus One for simple, generally!
..
Autumn, the best cycling season
In summer all the trees are uniform green, now they are yellow, brown, different greens, much more interesting (bit not simple? :wink:)
by Cyril Haearn
20 Oct 2020, 8:49am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Slow Ways
Replies: 33
Views: 1011

Re: Slow Ways

Simple solution at the drive-in: the registration mark of the vehicle could be printed on the packing :wink: