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  • Vehicle privacy (electric)
    So, is the data sent from the phone, or from the (alleged) hidden transmitter? If it's the former, then it must be using up the owner's data... see more
  • Vehicle privacy (electric)
    Step one is to disable the Bluetooth from your phone. Strange but if you connect to the Bluetooth that's in the car via your phone it immediately... see more
  • Insurance advice. Damage own car
    @Fellowscot ​​​​​​​I'm sorry things are tough at the moment, but I'm glad that the community has been able to help. Please do come back and let us... see more
  • Insurance advice. Damage own car
    Hello. Thank you, to others that have taken the time to read and reply to my posts. The bollards is ours. Installed by us. So yes. I have... see more
  • Euro 2024
    Tomorrow, Euro 2024 kicks off an action packed summer of sport. England and Scotland are representing the home nations, with Steve Clarke's team... see more
  • Vehicle privacy (electric)
    I think that this is a fact of modern life. It's not only electric cars that collect data, all modern cars do it. Almost everything we do these... see more
  • Replaceable batteries
    Hi, I saw a system where the company had battery changing stations, where the vehicle is driven in and the battery is changed automatically, but it... see more
  • My first experience with an EV
    Hi D, Even a Hydrogen vehicle will be E.V., just not battery for energy C see more
  • Vehicle privacy (electric)
    Hi, I would like to be a private person as much as I can, but hear that newer vehicles send DATA back to their manufacturers, and I would like to... see more
  • Variable speed signs and fines on the M6
    Hi Dondon1, Welcome to the Community! Just to let you know, your posts won't need to be approved moving forward. see more
  • Variable speed signs and fines on the M6
    You can’t really have a discussion on this forum because somebody has to approve your question and every response that seems pointless really a bit... see more
  • Variable speed signs and fines on the M6
    I agree but I was the only car over a long stretch of motorway before the national speed limit was shown approx 10 minutes which for me is ridiculous... see more
  • Variable speed signs and fines on the M6
    You must continue at the lower speed until you pass a National Speed Limit sign see more
  • Jordans Garage Godalming
    @cravenh i would not take the advice of people you don’t know and use a company you have previously used that have done a good job I always use my... see more
  • Variable speed signs and fines on the M6
    Yes got a speeding ticket m6 same scenario again last night which I had to reduce to 40 from national speed limit then blank gantry for around 10m it... see more
  • Variable speed signs and fines on the M6
    @Dondon1A blank sign is meaningless, so legally the indicated limit still applies. ​​​​​​​Has this happened to you, or is this a hypothetical... see more
  • Variable speed signs and fines on the M6
    When a motorway speed sign is reduced from national speed limit for example to 60,50 or 40 and then on the next set of signs they are blank and the... see more
  • Police officer's word as evidence
    I don't know for sure, but i always guessed that a judge/jury give the uniform and training extra weight compared to joe public. Eye witness... see more
  • First time you drove
    My son is 11, I wouldn't trust him behind the wheel just yet. 😂 see more
  • First time you drove
    @Mark07My dad taught me to drive when I was 10. see more
  • First time you drove
    I think the first petrol powered vehicle I drove was a go-kart (around a track), probably also around 10 years old. The first time that I got... see more
  • Accident with a bus at a roundabout
    A bus company would deal with minor damage like this from its own resources. All large fleet operators have an arrangement where their insurance... see more
  • First time you drove
    @Drivingforfun I was probably about the same age although I was riding motorcycles off road at about 5 years old. My father was the Police... see more
  • Police officer's word as evidence
    We can only search without a warrant if it's incident to an arrest, or in exigent circumstances. We can seize objects at the scene but must obtain a... see more
  • First time you drove
    Random question, for fun For me it was aged about 10 at a private fishing lake. I seem to remember it being semi off-road and being constantly... see more
  • Police officer's word as evidence
    Fair enough. I am fully familiar with PACE, and a warrant here is not required to obtain phone records or to search a vehicle see more
  • Police officer's word as evidence
    British by birth, moved from Croydon to Los Angeles in 96, so I've seen both UK, and US law, and there's very little difference.... see more
  • Insurance advice. Damage own car
    So.... Let me get this right. The bollards belong to you and you paid for them to be installed. Is that correct? If so then I repeat that it is... see more