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  Topic: The Need for Speed: Call For SpeedCams to Catch Slow Drivers
culzean

Replies: 32
Views: 22696

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2011 8:21 pm   Subject: The Need for Speed: Call For SpeedCams to Catch Slow Drivers
Has anyone here ever followed a driver doing 40 on a 60 limit road and when it drops to a 30 limit - guess what? very often they continue to drive at 40 in the 30 limit! They only have one speed rega ...
  Topic: SatNav Directly Responsible For Man's Death
culzean

Replies: 68
Views: 27831

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Thu Oct 07, 2010 3:05 pm   Subject: SatNav Directly Responsible For Man's Death
Looks like they should have had a barrier or signs up - they have had a long time to do it. Even if it is still used as a boat launching ramp it should have some kind of barrier to stop this happenin ...
  Topic: Safety Groups Oppose The Big Speed Camera Switch Off
culzean

Replies: 13
Views: 11157

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Thu Sep 02, 2010 9:03 am   Subject: Safety Groups Oppose The Big Speed Camera Switch Off
Speed cameras in the right places are OK (schools etc.) but many are in 'revenue raising' sites on empty main roads in the middle of nowhere and these have rightly given 'safety cameras' a bad press. ...
  Topic: Helpless Speed Cameras Witness Huge Increase in Speeding
culzean

Replies: 20
Views: 13453

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2010 12:28 pm   Subject: Helpless Speed Cameras Witness Huge Increase in Speeding
I thought speed (sorry safety) cameras actually made a tidy nett profit for local authorities and were not subsidised by local taxpayers.

To do the maths properly the figures would have to be take ...
  Topic: I Know Exactly Where I am Darling, Honest
culzean

Replies: 5
Views: 4202

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2010 10:49 am   Subject: I Know Exactly Where I am Darling, Honest
There is another reason why lorry and white van drivers are more likely to ask for help, they are normally on a tight schedule and as we all know 'time is money' !!!
  Topic: Insurers Rubber Stamp SatNav Safety
culzean

Replies: 7
Views: 5243

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2010 10:03 am   Subject: Insurers Rubber Stamp SatNav Safety
Could be that the screen on the TomTom start is so tiny (3.5") that no-one is buying them and Santander got them for about 5 each. Why buy such a small sat-nav when most smartphones have that size s ...
  Topic: I Know Exactly Where I am Darling, Honest
culzean

Replies: 5
Views: 4202

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2010 9:48 am   Subject: I Know Exactly Where I am Darling, Honest
Being a man, I agree about males being less likely to ask for help when lost, this is because men like to work things out for themselves more than women do. In my experience, once women find a way to ...
  Topic: Your help is needed - Manufacturer seeks your assistance
culzean

Replies: 20
Views: 9586

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2010 4:51 pm   Subject: Your help is needed - Manufacturer seeks your assistance
Anyone who says that using any kind of phone (hands-free or not) while controlling a moving vehicle is not distracting is either superman or justifying a very dangerous habit - I think that 99% of in- ...
  Topic: Welsh Police Release Numbers of Foreign Speeders 'Let Off'
culzean

Replies: 15
Views: 13196

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Thu Jan 07, 2010 11:18 am   Subject: Welsh Police Release Numbers of Foreign Speeders 'Let Off'
I know a number of reps who work in the UK for European companies that deliberately choose to lease their (RHD) car from the country where the company is based for two main reasons, one of them is cos ...
  Topic: We need your feedback
culzean

Replies: 30
Views: 30592

PostForum: Guestbook and Feedback   Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2009 12:03 pm   Subject: We need your feedback
I agree about some people being paranoid about security - people will happily put their details and life story on sites like facebook and are not too careful with the other sites they visit and their ...
  Topic: New French Speed Cameras Predicted For UK Roads
culzean

Replies: 20
Views: 17266

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Fri Oct 23, 2009 8:00 pm   Subject: New French Speed Cameras Predicted For UK Roads
The sheer cost of fitting speed control transmitters to every speed limit sign in the UK or burying loops in the road boggles my mind (in some places around where I live the speed limit changes from ...
  Topic: New French Speed Cameras Predicted For UK Roads
culzean

Replies: 20
Views: 17266

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:44 pm   Subject: New French Speed Cameras Predicted For UK Roads
With so much potential to make money from a 'captive audience' cost seems to be no object with speed cameras.

Will they be obliged by law to publish the positions of these cameras?

How long will ...
  Topic: DIY Speed Camera Slows Traffic
culzean

Replies: 16
Views: 14224

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2009 10:05 am   Subject: DIY Speed Camera Slows Traffic
When I lived in South Africa in the 1970's they used to leave mangled vehicle wreckage on a roadside plinth at the site of accidents, and this surely got your attention more than all the 'slow down' o ...
  Topic: DIY Speed Camera Slows Traffic
culzean

Replies: 16
Views: 14224

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2009 10:01 am   Subject: DIY Speed Camera Slows Traffic
So according to police, if I get distracted by a speed camera and crash I can take action against the people who put it there - the local authority or county council.

I can see how far I would get ...
  Topic: EGNOS goes live
culzean

Replies: 17
Views: 10858

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 5:33 pm   Subject: EGNOS goes live
My garmin Streetpilot C510 has WAAS/EGNOS capability (that is one of the reason I bought it) - and has had for the last 3 years, pity it has taken so long to be able to use it - - - - - - - - .
 
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