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    So I get to take time out of my life to make an...

    So I get to take time out of my life to make an uneccessary trip to an mot station to get them to certify the mileage (at a fee no doubt) and then fill in the paperwork and submit it (with the...
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    Don't agree with this... Well, what I mean is...

    Don't agree with this... Well, what I mean is that you need to make sure you don't have a coated windscreen before you use any cutting agent on it. Plenty of cars now are fitted with heat reflective...
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    The catch is that it will count as a claim...

    The catch is that it will count as a claim against your motor insurance history. It's a con. The insurance company pay the glass repair company 30-40 to repair the windscreen and they charge you...
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    And the incentive for our fiscally bankrupt...

    And the incentive for our fiscally bankrupt government would be...?? The fuel duty escalators has nothing at all to do with the environment and everything to do with second homes and duck houses.
    ...
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    Average speed cameras.

    From a discussion among friends elsewhere on the web... has anyone here actually been done by a SPECs system.

    Not "a friend" "a boss" "someone down the pub" etc but have YOU been done by a SPECS...
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    I seem to remember that you must, if your vehicle...

    I seem to remember that you must, if your vehicle is capable of doing so, go around a mini roundabout. I also seem to recall that there is stated case law to the effect. If your witness can state...
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    You'll be wanting some of these then......

    You'll be wanting some of these then...
    http://www.e-a-r.info/_products_earsoft_fx.htm

    My XR 1000 was retired in favour of a Scuberth S1 at 2yrs old. The XR1000 was possibly the noisiest helmet I...
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    There could also be a pipe off a joint somewhere...

    There could also be a pipe off a joint somewhere along the line. The trick to do is to open the bonnet, turn on the ignition, stand outside the car and operate the washers...then see where the fluid...
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    Coasting fuel economy depends on the steepness of...

    Coasting fuel economy depends on the steepness of the hill to be honest. Modern diesels will completely shut off fuel supply in the over-run condition so it's a question of judgement as to whether...
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    Something isn't right here. When Mr Waitrose hit...

    Something isn't right here. When Mr Waitrose hit me, despite me supplying the driver and operators details, Admiral contacted DVLA and requested keeper details. The fact that this request produced...
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    Do you have uninsured losses insurance? They're...

    Do you have uninsured losses insurance? They're far more likely to fight the case for you than your insurers. Out of interest, your insurers aren't Admiral are they?

    I got attacked on a...
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    Some of the tat that gets spouted by the mess...

    Some of the tat that gets spouted by the mess room lawyers in here is frightening.

    1. The 1991 Road Traffic Act brought in huge rafts of changes including where the RTA could be applied. Since 91...
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    I don't know about the driving test itself...

    I don't know about the driving test itself because it's a long time since I took mine but I do know that in the world of vocational and advanced licence testing you will be failed in this situation...
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    No insurance is deemed (quite rightly) to be a...

    No insurance is deemed (quite rightly) to be a very serious offence. I would be very surprised, being on 9points already, if you escape without a ban. The points system was brough into being not so...
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    I would use one who advertises in a motorcycle...

    I would use one who advertises in a motorcycle magazine. They tend to be very ferocious...;)

    If you want I'll list some of the adverts out of one of mine but you need to understand that they're...
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    IMO, an insurance company would settle this knock...

    IMO, an insurance company would settle this knock for knock, or whatever term they use now.
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    Another option is to tell him that if you have to...

    Another option is to tell him that if you have to repair the car at your own cost you will then persue him through a county court and that will mean having a CCJ against his financial record which...
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    Be carefull with this one. When you say your...

    Be carefull with this one. When you say your expected mileage would be, say, 12000 it isnt generally a contract for them to insure you for 12000 miles and either not insure you or have you pay if you...
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    It's no great shakes to do the imp to metric...

    It's no great shakes to do the imp to metric conversion. You just take whatever figure you're using (cost or distance) and divide by 4.545.

    My fuel costs 1.25. Multiply that by 4.545 and divide...
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    [Pedant mode] Actually, the most westerly point...

    [Pedant mode]
    Actually, the most westerly point in Europe is the Dingle peninsular, Eire
    [/Pedant mode]

    sorry, couldn't resist :)
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    Why haven't you shopped him? It's bad enough...

    Why haven't you shopped him?

    It's bad enough that being an unlicenced driver means his driving standards haven't been assessed to be safe (another subject, I know) but have you thought that in...
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    Hmmm... The easiest way to deal with this is...

    Hmmm...

    The easiest way to deal with this is for your BF to fill the details in on the conditional offer of fixed penalty form and send it off. What happens once the ticket office discover he's...
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    M40, Jct 4 at High Wycombe (the Handy Cross...

    M40, Jct 4 at High Wycombe (the Handy Cross roundabout).

    I had a bump on there a few years ago when someone wrote off their 4 day old MX5 underneath the artic I was driving. When it eventually...
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    Erm... my C4 has a life average economy of 62mpg,...

    Erm... my C4 has a life average economy of 62mpg, if I really put my mind to it I can get a tank of diesel to average 73mpg-ish. In my mind the higher initial purchase costs is easily recouped....
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    I mentioned in another thread that the local...

    I mentioned in another thread that the local garage to me has seen a 1ppl increase ever 2-3 days for ages now. Tonight it was up again, 122.9 for diesel!
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