James May on panda crossings
He thinks (in the Torygraph) that they should have a cancel button to use when a gap appears and you do not need the lights to change. Do you? -- Mike. .. . Gone beyond the ultimate driving machine. ... 4 Jun 2010 10:23
<z(a)Z.com> wrote in message news:%5yMn.9685$jh6.1437(a)hurricane... As said in one of the replies in the paper. What has happended to the Tuffty Club and the green cross man? Tufty went mad http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1DPEKVV7R9k Adam ... 31 May 2010 04:24
Rover 75 - It's an absolute cracker!
I collected it at tea-time today from the MOT station with a fresh ticket and drove it the 15 miles to home. This after spending three and a half hours yesterday evening sat listening to the RAC insurance call centres musak, whilst waiting to speak to a human to swap my insurance cover over. I finally managed t... 1 Jun 2010 17:34
Bristol pay-as-you-go bike pilot scrapped
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/bristol/8702011.stm Oh dear - I wonder if Boris's scheme will go the same way? I wonder if the newcomers to cycling in a city found it too dangerous? -- Many cyclists are proving the need for registration by their contempt for the Highway Code and laws. The answer: ... 31 May 2010 18:38
Am I being a snob in thinking having a flag on your car makes you look like a knob? -- Mike. .. . Gone beyond the ultimate driving machine. ... 1 Jun 2010 06:31
A cardiologist and a mechanic (joke)
A mechanic was removing a cylinder-head from the motor of a Harley motorcycle when he spotted a well known cardiologist in his shop. The cardiologist was there waiting for the service manager to come and take a look at his bike when the mechanic shouted across the garage, "Hey Doc, want to take a look at this?"... 27 May 2010 14:53
Rover 75 - got one :-)
A 2004 facelift Connoisseur SE CDTI with most all of the options. It felt and looks a little smaller than my current motor, but then it is supposed to do 2.5x the mpg at motorway cruising speeds that my current one does. Mileage was a good bit higher than intended, but they seem to have been mostly motorway mil... 29 May 2010 07:05
You tube (shunt) lorry driver keeps his HGV licence
The lorry driver has been cleared of any offence, but what about the woman driver of the car? She must have cut in front of the lorry without due care and attention....surely? No mention of any charges against her. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/lancashire/10162158.stm Bod ... 29 May 2010 07:06
Another house smashed by a car.
No cyclist could do this much damage which clearly proves how much more dangerous cars are. "Driver flees when car hits house near Norwich Car embedded in side of bungalow, near Norwich The bungalow was seriously damaged in the impact A driver fled the scene of a crash after his car hit a house near Norwi... 29 May 2010 04:58
Which side is the fuel tank filler on?
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1280536/Has-motoring-writer-solved-riddle-plagued-drivers-decades.html What is the concern about which side the filler cap is on? On my car (Rover 75 tourer), the fuel filler cap is on the driver's side. If I'm queueing for fuel, however, and a pump becomes free which mea... 4 Jun 2010 12:36