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    Posted: 09 June 2012 at 2:06pm

Ive been on a speed awareness course and yes they showed us pictures of a crash on the M1 where the car that caused the whole thing was estimated to have been doing 133mph.

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You lot wont be happy till the speed limit is 6mph. Why dont you go live on that island that Abba woman lives on. They dont have one car there.
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Quite rightly been moved to the right forum area. CSP will get a reputation about people saying speeding doesn't kill otherwise.

I'm sure no one wants that.

Edited by Walrus - 09 June 2012 at 1:01pm
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Dave-R. Speed awareness courses do not talk about 130mph crashes.
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Originally posted by kermie55 kermie55 wrote:

Isntitnice, I have taken driving courses, have you?


That's good to know, I'm sure we're all safer for it .
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83% of drivers admit to breaking the limit, 17% of drivers are liars!
Ive done advanced driving courses almost to the level of traffic pursuit officers. Never done a speed awareness course but ive heard that they talk about crashes at 130mph which is a bit odd considering the only people that go on those are people who have gone within 12 mph of the limit i believe?
 
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I know someone who went on a speed awareness course. They were told have fast you can travel on the M25 before the camera is activated.

Remember, 83% of drivers admit to going over the limit.
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Isntitnice, I have taken driving courses, have you?
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Originally posted by phisch21 phisch21 wrote:


50mph heading out of town - no idea, maybe because it has to be the same limit in both directions? or perhaps as it is a busy stretch of road a lot of the time and hence care needs to be taken with traffic merging from the left (and idiots who have to get straigh into the middle lane

Doesn't have to be, but its simpler.  There are some bozo's out there that would moan its too complicated otherwise.
A slower speed also helps traffic flow
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Originally posted by Malc London Malc London wrote:

 
The speed limit from the Target to Polish War Memorial is 50mph. Any reason why? No houses, no pedestrians and the same road becomes 70mph just after. 
 


50mph heading into town due to the road narrowing to two lanes then a third lane merging, then narrowing back to two I imagine.

50mph heading out of town - no idea, maybe because it has to be the same limit in both directions? or perhaps as it is a busy stretch of road a lot of the time and hence care needs to be taken with traffic merging from the left (and idiots who have to get straigh into the middle lane

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