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  Topic: The Sat-Nav Is Dead. Long Live GPS-Based Fitness Devices!
JimmyTheHand

Replies: 25
Views: 8067

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:48 pm   Subject: The Sat-Nav Is Dead. Long Live GPS-Based Fitness Devices!
I found my first handheld GPS the other day - a Garmin GPS38 which must be around 20 years old now and put it beside the Garmin VivoActive HR - the ViVoActive doesn't seem so large after that
  Topic: Anyone else experiencing Spam for Satmap only email
JimmyTheHand

Replies: 0
Views: 2861

PostForum: Satmap Active 10   Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2017 10:38 am   Subject: Anyone else experiencing Spam for Satmap only email
The last week I have had a lot of spam sent to an address I only gave to Satmap (the spam sort of text usually for adult websites).

Anyone else experiencing similar
  Topic: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines
JimmyTheHand

Replies: 51
Views: 14440

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2016 10:26 am   Subject: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines
Hang on a cotton pickin' minute, It was you who started this off in post#7 with a wild unsubstantiated claim about insignificant increase in stopping distance and exposure to risk for less time. :roll ...
  Topic: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines
JimmyTheHand

Replies: 51
Views: 14440

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Fri Jun 03, 2016 7:53 pm   Subject: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines

Now how much time does it take to check your speedometer


Fraction of a second, same for checking mirrors. Part of the information gathering process that makes a good driver .... Google IPSGA : ...
  Topic: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines
JimmyTheHand

Replies: 51
Views: 14440

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2016 9:35 pm   Subject: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines
Just picked up this tread. Without going into the ins and outs of exceeding the speed limit a question was asked what the stopping distance difference was between 30 and 33 mph.
It is of course vari ...
  Topic: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines
JimmyTheHand

Replies: 51
Views: 14440

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Sun May 29, 2016 9:53 pm   Subject: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines


The biggest thing we could do to increase safety is leave an average of an extra second space between vehicles - but the amount of traffic and the impatience of drivers won't allow it.

Really? ...
  Topic: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines
JimmyTheHand

Replies: 51
Views: 14440

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Sun May 29, 2016 7:30 pm   Subject: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines
Watch out suss. he's behind you. Very Happy

probably the one leaving plenty of space

When I was preparing for my advanced driving test back in the 80's one of the first things I was told is that the ...
  Topic: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines
JimmyTheHand

Replies: 51
Views: 14440

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Sun May 29, 2016 7:21 pm   Subject: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines
Assuming a car has a constant deceleration,

A big assumption I think
  Topic: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines
JimmyTheHand

Replies: 51
Views: 14440

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Sun May 29, 2016 7:13 pm   Subject: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines
The longer you are on a road the more chance there is of something random happening.Based on that theory then, it's best to jump a red light at 100MPH because you are exposed to the danger for less ti ...
  Topic: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines
JimmyTheHand

Replies: 51
Views: 14440

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Sun May 29, 2016 7:05 pm   Subject: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines
Following your logic to conclusion we should all drive as fast as possible so the journey is over as quickly as possible, do you really think that would reduce accidents or be less dangerous Rolling Eyes
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  Topic: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines
JimmyTheHand

Replies: 51
Views: 14440

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Sat May 28, 2016 2:42 pm   Subject: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines
Easily, the faster you're going the more damage you do when you hit something, particularly so if it's a pedestrian. Equally you're more likely to hit something because the faster you're going the lo ...
  Topic: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines
JimmyTheHand

Replies: 51
Views: 14440

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Sat May 28, 2016 1:25 pm   Subject: Speeding Tickets Issued Against Guidelines
The bottom line is if your speeding your speeding, putting yourself and others in additional danger.

Can you quantify what the extra danger from speeding at 10% over the limit is?

Because most ...
  Topic: Mounting satnav on windscreen a threat to safety
JimmyTheHand

Replies: 30
Views: 10112

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 8:01 pm   Subject: Mounting satnav on windscreen a threat to safety
http://i.imgur.com/TixO3KK.jpg
Mine is in a similar positioned, on a beanbag mount, it obscures some of the bonnet.
  Topic: Live services On older devices
JimmyTheHand

Replies: 50
Views: 13139

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sun Apr 10, 2016 9:25 pm   Subject: Live services On older devices
I got the same email - didn't think to check TomTom dates when I went out and I am sure I'll remember tomorrow as I walk into Office after parking car and switching off TomTom
  Topic: Work's firewall complained
JimmyTheHand

Replies: 2
Views: 3182

PostForum: Guestbook and Feedback   Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2016 7:10 pm   Subject: Work's firewall complained
Works AV decisions are often questionable.

In this case the choice of McAfee is questionable Laughing

Could be worse they could have chosen Symantec anti-virus & whole disk encryption as well ...
 
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