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May I congratulate you on a balanced reply to the letter headed "Invisible touch" from DH. It is always easy to blame the other guy. Road safety could be much improved if we all understood a little more...
I'm getting in touch from Specsavers with a view to sharing with you statistics found as part of their Drive Safe campaign, in conjunction with road safety charity Brake. As part of the Drive Safe campaign,...
After a couple of incidents I witnessed this week it is so clear to me of the benefits of always wearing high visibility jackets at a breakdown situation or similar. Rule 274 of the Highway Code only advises...
I have a stiff neck due to a recent sports injury on top of ageing, and although I have a rear camera, which helps with parking, I find I can no longer safely see the nearside rear quarter of my 2006 Honda...
My rudimentary experiment proves to me that when a driver turns his head quickly from side to side, his eyes close during that head turn. The quicker the turn of head, the longer the eyes are closed. I...
I am an elderly lady driver of 5-feet 1-inch only. Over the last years I have had three very satisfactory Mercedes-Benz MLs, but since they have grown too big for my needs, I took delivery of the new Range...
I am having difficulty finding a new car to replace my Clio Campus (57 reg). My past car history is Mini, Renault 5, Peugeot 205, Renault Clio and Renault Clio Campus. I am 56 years old and 4 feet 10 inches...
Even my son who is 14 and shoots for his army cadets (and so has good young eyesight) says he doesn't like the glare of modern Xenon headlights. Nor do I. I used to like driving at night but now it seems...
Apologies for asking a question you answered (for someone else) a few years ago, but I can't remember it all. We have a 5-year-old Vauxhall Meriva. There is almost no visibility looking to the right oblique,...
PB of Rochester is most definitely missing something and I'm surprised how few drivers appreciate the importance of what you wrote in your reply. If you're that close to the lorry/coach/bus in front of...
 

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