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Sunday 10 September 2017
by Wulf
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65 / 62

Driving home from Devon today, I decided to stick the limiter on at 65mph for most of the motorway stretch. That worked out very nicely. Not too much overtaking to do and I got the average MPG up to just … Continue reading

Thursday 7 September 2017
by Wulf
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Almost Cruising

Our new Fabia doesn’t have cruise control but I am enjoying the similar functionality of the speed limiter. You can set this to your desired speed and then can’t exceed this except by flooring the accelerator or travelling down a … Continue reading

Tuesday 18 July 2017
by Wulf
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Misty Roads

Today has been very hot and then, this evening, heavy rain has swept in. Driving back from a rehearsal tonight, I spotted an interesting phenomenon with what appeared to be steam drifting up from the road surface. It was getting … Continue reading

Thursday 29 December 2016
by Wulf
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Drifting Fog

I got a chance to practise my driving in fog chops yesterday when coming back from Devon. That county was enjoying a gorgeous, crisp winter’s day, as was Somerset by the time we got there but round about the Chippenham … Continue reading

Thursday 10 November 2011
by Wulf
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80mph?

According to an article on the BBC website, Would Raising the Motorway Speed Limit Make Pile-ups Worse?, the government is keen on raising the motorway speed limit from 70mph to 80mph. I accept the point that there are a lot … Continue reading