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Ianb

Member Since 12 Feb 2012
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In Topic: Spot The Poor Vauxhall!

Today, 09:42 PM

To be fair though, if they did build cars that could corner and were a lot better then perhaps there would be a lot less accidents... (And Jeeb would still be on his first ford...)


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In Topic: Spot The Poor Vauxhall!

Today, 09:25 AM

I'm with Chris on this one, when comes to older folk I'm not bothered what they drive. Often they've paid their dues and I hope if I make it to that age then I'm cut a lot of slack.

I suppose I've found myself a ford in a Vauxhall sandwich a few times and semi panicked as we've been driving, hoping they won't do something daft, but I believe the majority wouldn't care if they were sitting in a Vauxhall/ford/ or some top end car, transport to them, is transport...

I think it's the people that are modding their vauxhalls and/or those that are incapable of driving properly which are the ones we need to be wary of...


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In Topic: Insurance...-.- Biggest Scam Going. Any Tips?

Yesterday, 12:18 PM

Best of luck getting insurance, btw, if your parents have no claims and no convictions, stick them on the insurance, that helps...

Also do something like pass plus, that's also helps bring things down a bit.

I'll play the devils advocate here..

I know what you're saying about the black box, and I agree it's fairly flawed with your examples, but perhaps as a new driver you shouldn't be nipping, in and out of traffic.

Rush hour isn't fun, that is true, but easing your way around traffic is always easier than darting in and out..
Stalling, well yes, I understand that could jar the gyros a bit, but I'm sure they allow for things like that...
Jumping on the brakes when someone runs out into traffic.. Two ways to look at this:
1) you did hazard perception test right? In theory, the argument would be you shouldn't need to slam on the brakes because you are aware of the hazards...
2) as you said, stick a camera in the car and keep bombarding the insurance company with videos to explain why you stopped quickly etc...

Of course I feel sorry for you guys coming into the driving world, it was expensive when I started and that was less than 10 years ago...




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In Topic: Personalised Number Plates

27 January 2015 - 10:22 AM


Well that was a journey and a half, I can't be bothered to drive anywhere now... I'm worn out...

I don't get show plates...why not just get a scrap piece of paper and write whatever you want on it... Cheaper and just as obvious...


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In Topic: Focuscarbreakers2010

25 January 2015 - 06:14 PM

Kind of depends on the delivery, if you're in Scotland and he's in Cornwall, then I'd say it's probably not too bad, but if he's 10 miles down the road then I'd say it's outrageous...

Never dealt with them myself..


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