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From: Ian Dalziel on
On Fri, 13 Aug 2010 22:11:00 +0100, Conor <conor(a)gmx.co.uk> wrote:

>On 13/08/2010 20:15, Harry Bloomfield wrote:
>> It happens that Conor formulated :
>>> Compare that to a car which has a set amount of brake fluid and once
>>> thats gone, there's no brakes.
>>
>> However the modern dual circuit system means that either both circuits
>> have to fail at the same instant, or there has to be a failure of the
>> pedal/ pedal linkage for all braking to be lost.
>>
>Remind me how well you can brake with basically one front corner whilst
>maintaining control of the vehicle. Sure makes steering real interesting.

Crabwise. Been there, done that - I'm still here!

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Ian D
From: AstraVanMann on
"Conor" <conor(a)gmx.co.uk> wrote:
>> What's so hard with the maintenance of these vehicles?
>>
>> I'm starting to get sick and tired of finding the reason I've been
>> stuck in traffic for an hour is due to a broken down lorry. It's all I
>> every hear on the traffic report."Delays due to a broken down lorry".
>>
> The lorry isn't the problem - its the 30,000,000 cars on a small island.

Too bloody right. Traffic's a million times worse than it was 10 years ago.
That's why it's even more important to be more than a bit strategic in terms
of when you travel, and where you live relative to work, and other things
you might wish to drive to.

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"For want of the price of tea and a slice, the old man died."


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