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Post by Sir William » Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:46 pm

Why do you have to depress the brake AND the clutch pedal to do an emergency stop? :search:

As long as you've saved somebody's life, what does it matter if the engine stalls? :hurry: :duh: :duh:
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Post by Runaway » Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:55 pm

I suppose because an engaged clutch means the engine is fighting the brakes, and thus adds to the braking distance?

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Post by Sir William » Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:01 pm

The throttle is closed. :hurry:

The engine braking would be assisting the brakes. But you are supposed to press both peddles simultaneously, so that adventage is discarded. :search:

In fact, the most effective method would be to just press the break peddle and shut your eyes. :wink:
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Post by Runaway » Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:05 pm

v2 suggests the best direction is to open the door and jump out...

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Post by Sir William » Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:15 pm

... and possibly run away.

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Re: Driving test

Post by Runaway » Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:17 pm

What are you saying?
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Post by Sir William » Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:29 pm

Sir William wrote:
Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:15 pm
... and possibly run away. :wink:

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Post by Runaway » Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:34 pm

She thought that lacked wit... :cripes:

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Post by anepictree » Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:42 am

unless you are a Miss Mini RunAway, then you don't need breaks as you are stopped by gate posts :wink: :wave:

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Post by Runaway » Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:51 am

Oi, that was a long time ago. :wag:

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Re: Driving test

Post by Sir William » Sat Sep 21, 2019 8:25 am

And why don't they teach hand signals anymore? :?
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Post by Runaway » Sun Sep 22, 2019 10:33 am

Nowadays any British drivers utilise their hands only for two finger salutes, but that doesn't happen over here.

In fact if you flash your headlights to allow another vehicle out of a junction, say, they don't know what you mean. It just isn't done here, apart from road trains, and they have a lights code all of their own.

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Post by Sir William » Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:24 pm

We don't have some road trains in this c*untry. :no:
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Post by Runaway » Sun Sep 22, 2019 1:17 pm

"Here" in my context doesn't mean "here" in yours. As you well know, Monsieur Pedant. :wink:

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Re: Driving test

Post by Sir William » Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:58 pm

No you completely non-understand. :duh:

We don't have some road trains in any c*untry.

Blackpool had one once, that went more elevated and down the prom, but that disappeared some years ago. :thumbd:

Newquay also had one. :excited: :excited:
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Re: Driving test

Post by Runaway » Sun Sep 22, 2019 8:56 pm

But there are many hundreds of them in Australia. :yes:

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Re: Driving test

Post by Sir William » Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:33 am

But they only w**k in seaside towns. :vconfused:
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