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Forum: Cities and Travel 03-27-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
Blackthorn railway bridge...

Blackthorn railway bridge (https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.8768009,-1.0929268,3a,75y,278.74h,84.7t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s9g8c42nPk7-31O1PbGjUCA!2e0!7i16384!8i8192?hl=en) just outside Bicester on the...
Forum: Cities and Travel 03-26-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
I suppose that I shouldn't be surprised that this...

I suppose that I shouldn't be surprised that this still happens but I raised an eyebrow at the time taken before the driver decided to stop.

Perhaps that's an unfair criticism as people don't all...
Forum: Cities and Travel 03-16-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
u0Kni_1552515933 Given the ease with which...

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Given the ease with which the trailer topples in the high wind, it's probably safe to assume that it isn't loaded.
However, once the vehicle is on its side it takes a...
Forum: Cities and Travel 02-08-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
Brief caption in top L/H corner says Dauphin...

Brief caption in top L/H corner says Dauphin County, PA.
Forum: Cities and Travel 02-08-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
BEW4_1549422693 It's several years since...

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It's several years since I've driven in the US but I seem to recall that when a police vehicle is parked as above, traffic is required to move across one lane to provide a buffer...
Forum: Cities and Travel 02-03-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
Who needs tinted windows? 66279 From...

Who needs tinted windows?

66279

From Thames Valley Police:



Link (https://www.facebook.com/thamesvp/photos/a.196974468654/10156383359758655/?type=3&theater)
Forum: Cities and Travel 10-18-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
For the sake of completeness, it was from this...

For the sake of completeness, it was from this video at about the 2 min 49 sec mark.

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Forum: Cities and Travel 10-17-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
Thanks for the link Mr G, I'm grateful to you. ...

Thanks for the link Mr G, I'm grateful to you.

My assumption was that it was one of a number of coloured alerts each with a defined meaning.
Forum: Cities and Travel 10-17-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
Thanks for that, fargon. :thumb:

Thanks for that, fargon. :thumb:
Forum: Cities and Travel 10-17-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
These screen grabs are from a YouTube video and...

These screen grabs are from a YouTube video and self evidently the quoted vehicle is of interest to the police.

Please could you tell me the significance of 'Amber Alert'?

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Forum: Cities and Travel 09-22-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
As far as I can judge from the picture in Post...

As far as I can judge from the picture in Post #441, it would seem to qualify as a bridge culvert.

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Link...
Forum: Cities and Travel 09-21-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
Let's just call it a culvert. Next. ;)

Let's just call it a culvert.

Next. ;)
Forum: Cities and Travel 09-15-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
HyufxcEQPGc Link...

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Link (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-norfolk-45515656/van-launched-into-the-air-during-attleborough-crash)

Not an unusual occurrence. A couple of years ago I saw a car...
Forum: Cities and Travel 06-24-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
The Guardian...

The Guardian (https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/may/05/happiness-curve-life-gets-better-after-50-jonathan-rauch)
Forum: Cities and Travel 02-15-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
Otherwise known as 'traffic calming'. I recall...

Otherwise known as 'traffic calming'. I recall that they appeared at the same time the bypass was opened which is the usual arrangement.

They were installed as a deterrent measure on the basis...
Forum: Cities and Travel 02-14-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
Thanks, Bruce. I wonder why it has been...

Thanks, Bruce. I wonder why it has been withdrawn.

It was embedded in the Mix 96 report so gone from there as well.

These things happen. :(

ETA. It's found a new home here, but for how long?...
Forum: Cities and Travel 02-14-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
An item on the website of Mix 96...

An item on the website of Mix 96 (https://www.mix96.co.uk/news/local/2504163/bentley-ploughs-into-pensioners-car-at-85mph-in-amersham/) a local commercial local radio station caught my eye this...
Forum: Cities and Travel 12-13-2016, 04:56 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
Here in the UK in 1997, the unsecured back hoe of...

Here in the UK in 1997, the unsecured back hoe of a digger being transported as pictured above, swung out and hit a car killing five people in the process.

I remember the accident quite well, but...
Forum: Cities and Travel 12-02-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
The Highways Agency is responsible for the...

The Highways Agency is responsible for the motorway cameras which are operated from a number of control centres.

They are primarily used in connection with traffic accidents, breakdowns and...
Forum: Cities and Travel 12-02-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
FSoLoYOZ_7k This happened a couple of days...

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This happened a couple of days ago.
I understand that the police have traced the offending vehicle but not the driver.
Tempers really must have been frayed. They'd have stopped for a...
Forum: Cities and Travel 11-22-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
There does seem to be an inordinate number of...

There does seem to be an inordinate number of these type of accidents at level crossings. (Grade crossings?)

I saw one a few months back where a low loader 'bottomed out' when it crossed a track...
Forum: Cities and Travel 09-19-2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
I've tried to copy and paste at least some of...

I've tried to copy and paste at least some of this article, but there's a script running on the site which freezes my computer. This is the best I can do at the moment.



LINK...
Forum: Cities and Travel 07-15-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
Maybe I'm missing something blatantly obvious to...

Maybe I'm missing something blatantly obvious to everyone else, but why aren't wider parking spaces used and marked out?
Rear overhang less likely to clout adjacent vehicles in the turn?
Forum: Cities and Travel 03-05-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
Well, that's another illusion shattered! ...

Well, that's another illusion shattered!

Just when I'd got to that stage in life where I wasn't prepared to accept anything at face value.

I obviously let my guard down.
Forum: Cities and Travel 03-05-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 104,406
Posted By Carruthers
1db_1456761010 Give that man a medal! ...

1db_1456761010

Give that man a medal!

It's not just the skill involved, it's how easy they make it look.
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