From: Catman on 24 Nov 2009 15:51
Steve Fitzgerald wrote:
> In message <1j9nlw5.90fj3jahabdN%italiancar(a)gmail.com>, SteveH
> <italiancar(a)gmail.com> writes
>>> > your sock
>>> > puppet, Steve H
>>> I doubt that, y'know.
>> He's been suffering from that delusion for quite a long time now.
>> Most amusing when you consider that a UKRMer knows Steve F and that I
>> met up with him for lunch the day I collected my Ducati.
> What have I done now?
Sock puppet! ;)
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From: Harry Bloomfield on 24 Nov 2009 16:18
Conor explained on 24/11/2009 :
> No, just someone with vastly more driving experience at night.
...and the vast majority of that experience in a situation where you
have nil chance of overtaking anything.
Harry (M1BYT) (L)
From: Ace on 24 Nov 2009 16:17
On Tue, 24 Nov 2009 20:23:43 +0000, Silk <me(a)privacy.net> wrote:
>On 24/11/2009 19:58, Colin Irvine wrote:
>> On Tue, 24 Nov 2009 18:45:20 +0000, Silk squeezed out the following:
>>> Of course, "good" driving is a different thing
>>> altogether, as we can include things that come under the general heading
>>> of technique, such as courtesy
>> such as briefly putting your headlights on main beam to help a
>> following driver overtake you?
>Where in the Highway Code does it say to do that?
Try looking in Roadcraft.
From: Harry Bloomfield on 24 Nov 2009 16:25
Conor pretended :
>> I don't believe for one second that HGV driver have any special ability
>> to see beyond the end of their lights.
> You'd be wrong. It is actually possible on a clear moonlit night to
> drive up the A1 at 50+MPH with no lights on whatsover and still see
> perfectly well enough to keep in your own lane and avoid any obstacles.
Agreed - I would even agree with star light being bright enough, if
your eyes are given enough time to adjust, but the problem is that they
are not. You are following some clown ahead on dipped beam. The dipped
beam lights up a small patch of road upto 50 yds and completely ruins
your night vision for what might be ahead of the patch of light.
Harry (M1BYT) (L)
From: Ace on 24 Nov 2009 16:38
On Tue, 24 Nov 2009 21:36:07 +0000 (UTC), "Krusty"
>> You are a man of many facets. Most of them un-expected.
>Yep, cheesy again. FFS!
Plus user impatience.