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  1. General Motoring Discussion
    I read today in the Times about a pensioner driver who became exhausted and confused after losing his way on a road trip from Cheshire to Sussex last December. After about 12 hours on the road, driving up and down the M40 he gave up and stopped near Banbury, straddling lanes two and three...
  2. General Motoring Discussion
    The A316 from Chiswick through Twickenham out of London is a road I use on average about once a week or fortnight. For many years it has had regularly spaced speed cameras - big yellow boxes clearly visible, mounted about 3m high pointed at the usual road markings of a series of parallel white...
  3. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    So who got one just bought one and it's got motion sensor.. Removed my go pro as I was getting worried it might get stolen as I just kept on the windscreen to risky attracting thugs to smash a window Just thinking if anyone has any pro or cons about them and will it drain my battery when the...
  4. General Motoring Discussion
    My aged father fancies one because he reads the Daily Mail and feels that evil asylum seekers, immigrants etc. wish to crash into him for cash. He requires a simple in car camera for Christmas this year from my mother. My mother has no clue what or where to buy one. Neither do I. In short, he...
  5. General Motoring Discussion
    Now that the average speed cameras on the A9 have gone live, can anyone help me understand how they work? (Not the fact that the time you between cameras - that much I worked out for myself). Take the A9, for instance - as far as I knew, they always worked in pairs - Cam 1 clocks you, Cam 2...
  6. The Technology Section
    Needs a decent memory storage thing, HD not essential Cant cost an arm and both legs Go
  7. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hey all, I spent ages on here looking at how to fit a reversing camera and they all seemed to end up needing to pay a specialist to fit the camera. I eventually found a way to fit a camera myself. this small and badly written guide will hopefully help anyone struggling with it too although it...
  8. ICE & Blue&Me
    Just purchased myself one of these units. Car Audio Centre had them reduced down to around £600 from an original price of something like £1500, I managed to pick up a quality condition second hand one for £400. Not actually got my hands on the box yet but as far as the advert claims it came...
  9. South Africa
    Good day Gents I thought it would be a good idea to advise all our Alfisti lovers of new and existing speed cameras and traps , this could become a good source of information. We can all add new updates, ensuring safety on the roads by driving at the correct speed , right... right. This...
  10. General Motoring Discussion
    Article on todays Daily Mail web site (Yes I know, I'm sorry :lol: ) 'Stealth' cameras to enforce 70mph limit on motorways: Devices will target speeding motorists on M1, M6 and M25 | Mail Online
  11. General Motoring Discussion
    Does anyone know the speed situation in Sicily? Do they have speed cameras that book you for overspeeding and send a fine to your house? What are the penalties like? Reason I'm asking is that I've just been on a weekend trip to Sicily with my own car (Alfa Mito 135 TCT). At first I followed...
  12. General Motoring Discussion
    BBC News - Average speed cameras for A9 from Dunblane to Inverness I see that the 139 miles of the A9 from Dunblane to Inverness will be covered by average speed cameras from next year - is this the future for motoring in the UK :( ''For your safety'' speeds around bends will be imposed at...
  13. General Motoring Discussion
    Have you got one ? The one's that stick to the windscreen like this one ? BlackVue DR350 8GB In-car HD Vehicle Recording System: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics I've been looking at them and I'm wondering if they're worth it. How often are you going to actually use the results ? :)
  14. General Motoring Discussion
    So driving along last night between south mimms and the m1 junction. Gantry changed to 50 and I duly obliged. Next gantry went down to 40 and with the wife and 2 kids getting rather flustered I seem to have been slow to slow down further. Looking in rear view there was about a dozen or more...
  15. General Motoring Discussion
    I hate the A12 - simply because I think red light cameras should not be allowed in a 50mph zone considering how dangerous it is when somebody just slams their brakes on at 50. I was sitting in McDs today and noticed how short they were amber for - so next time around I got my phone out and...
  16. The Technology Section
    Do any of you have one?. Looking for a recommend. Do not want trailing wires and would ideally want one that has a rechargeable battery. Any suggestions much appreciated :thumbs:
  17. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    any one been unlucky and had a speeding ticket my wife and I have had 3 between us. Once I had to appear at yate magistrates court as it was alleged I did 63 on the M5 when there was a temporary 50mph in place. I left the court with a clean licence and £436.50 compensation. ANY ONE WHO IS NOT...
  18. The Technology Section
    Clare bought me a Hero 3 HD silver with in built wifi for Crimbo. Typically, there's no manual in the box but I've downloaded one & it can be controlled via a smart phone. Any tips on usage? Cheers,
  19. Motoring Images
    just got my dslr and have made up a rig to get some nice shots of the wife mito
  20. ICE & Blue&Me
    I think I can guess the answer to this but if speed cameras are not available with the Radionav why do I have greyed out on screen "Set speed cameras and high risk areas" and if I can how do I enable it?
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