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  Topic: Mounting satnav on windscreen a threat to safety
petrolhead276

Replies: 30
Views: 13657

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 4:48 pm   Subject: Re: Missing Logic to the Argument
.......The bottom line is, if you place it anywhere not in your direct line of view, you have to take your eyes away from driving no matter if it is for 1/2 second or 5 seconds. ........

Advanced d ...
  Topic: Mounting satnav on windscreen a threat to safety
petrolhead276

Replies: 30
Views: 13657

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 12:53 pm   Subject: Re: Vent Mount
I find that a vent mount is the best place. It is easy to see but does not get in the way.
Be careful if you go to the USA. Many states do not allow windscreen mounting at all. I'm going to Utah, ...
  Topic: Your ideal satnav - wish-list of features
petrolhead276

Replies: 38
Views: 18928

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 9:18 am   Subject: Re: What would I like from a Sat Nav Device or App?
the list in the Link Dennis has posted is a very good start.This is a list of the things that TT used to do, but in their wisdom TT have since removed I cannot see the file structure, I am not sure if ...
  Topic: Mounting satnav on windscreen a threat to safety
petrolhead276

Replies: 30
Views: 13657

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 9:07 am   Subject: Mounting satnav on windscreen a threat to safety
Fascicle really, one piece of advise is

•Never fit the sat nav high up on the windscreen. As well as severely restricting vision, this could interfere with the rear view mirror and sun visors, and ...
  Topic: Your ideal satnav - wish-list of features
petrolhead276

Replies: 38
Views: 18928

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 8:34 am   Subject: What would I like from a Sat Nav Device or App?
I think I'd like about 99% of

the list in the Link Dennis has posted is a very good start.

For me I started with TomTom on a PDA device for which I could drag and drop POI's and routes into, wh ...
  Topic: Ford focus sat nav
petrolhead276

Replies: 4
Views: 5645

PostForum: Factory-Fit and In-Dash SatNav Systems   Posted: Fri Feb 19, 2016 7:42 pm   Subject: Re: Ford focus sat nav
Hi does anyone know what type of sat nav the Ford Focus Titanium x has fitted and can it be updated with camera alerts from Pocket GPS ? Many Thanks

No the ford system does not allow for 3rd par ...
  Topic: Ford focus sat nav
petrolhead276

Replies: 4
Views: 5645

PostForum: Factory-Fit and In-Dash SatNav Systems   Posted: Fri Feb 19, 2016 7:40 pm   Subject: 2016 NX Nav disk available
Just thought i would let people know that the 2016 NX & I believe FX Navigation Map updates are now available via Ford dealers for £78.

This also includes TMC (Traffic Management Control) that ...
  Topic: Dartford crossing cameras catch 300 percent more drivers
petrolhead276

Replies: 16
Views: 8143

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 10:30 am   Subject: Dartford crossing cameras catch 300 percent more drivers
We all know that speed doesn't kill. It's the sudden stop from the speed that kills. It's a proven fact that the higher the speed, if you come to a sudden stop, you are more likely you are to be kille ...
  Topic: Ireland - speed camera warnings not allowed
petrolhead276

Replies: 4
Views: 6011

PostForum: PocketGPSWorld Speed Camera Database   Posted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:50 am   Subject: Ireland - speed camera warnings not allowed
Thanks Guys for the replies, you have confirmed my existing doubts.

Hopefully I might even be able to add a few to this database of any I locate that are not in the database.
  Topic: Ireland - speed camera warnings not allowed
petrolhead276

Replies: 4
Views: 6011

PostForum: PocketGPSWorld Speed Camera Database   Posted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:43 am   Subject: Ireland - speed camera warnings not allowed
I have just read on the RAC site:

If you have a GPS navigation system that shows you where any fixed speed cameras are, you must deactivate this function

http://www.rac.co.uk/travel/driving-abro ...
  Topic: Essex Speed Cameras Set for Upgrade
petrolhead276

Replies: 2
Views: 2136

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Mon Jun 30, 2014 5:36 pm   Subject: Essex speed camera replacement
If the council tax payers were asked to vote on this spending I wonder what the decision would be.

As a resident of Essex, I for one would not sanction the spend at all, I would use the money to fu ...
  Topic: Authorities Unable To Fine Speeding Motorists on M25
petrolhead276

Replies: 27
Views: 14326

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 11:53 am   Subject: Re: Usual excuses..............
'Nobodys fault'.....'lessons have been learn't' Laughing Exclamation

How can you say nobody's fault.

The engineers installing these should know the legal situation for installing them and the highways age ...
  Topic: Government Approves New Speed Camera Roll Out
petrolhead276

Replies: 8
Views: 5280

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Fri May 18, 2012 10:15 am   Subject: Government Approves New Speed Camera Roll Out
I find it mildly amusing that, within the first 20 seconds of the video, a cyclist is filmed cycling on the wrong side of the road. Rolling Eyes

Yep, its about time that Cyclists where either made to wh ...
  Topic: US Safety Administration cautions against use of moving maps
petrolhead276

Replies: 20
Views: 11252

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:44 am   Subject: US Safety Administration cautions against use of moving maps
This coming from a country where they need to put "CAUTION CONTAINS HOT LIQUID" on cups for hot drinks.

Common sense rules, except in the USA.
  Topic: Reviewed: Roadhawk DC-1 Black Box GPS Camera Drive Recorder
petrolhead276

Replies: 48
Views: 46792

PostForum: Other Hardware and Software   Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2011 2:04 pm   Subject: Reviewed: Roadhawk DC-1 Black Box GPS Camera Drive Recorder
See update to my original post. time vehicle was left unattened in car park was 8.5 Hours.

I might just drop the manufacturer a mail suggesting they are missing an opportunity here.
 
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