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  1. Maff

    New Mercedes-AMG Forumla 1 Safety Car

    Engine Type: V8 Displacement cu in (cc): 383 (6208) Power bhp (kW) at RPM: 481(354) / 6800 Torque lb-ft (Nm) at RPM: 465(630) / 5200 Redline at RPM: 7200 Brakes & Tires Brakes F/R: ABS, vented disc/vented disc Tires F-R: 235/35 R19 - 265/30 R19 Driveline: Rear Wheel Drive Exterior...
  2. Sp!ke

    Windows Live Safety Centre

    Its in Beta so use at your own risk... But I've been playing with it for a while and quite impressed with it - especially since it sorted out bugging popups that couldnt be found with any virus/spyware utility including failing to show up using hijack this...
  3. Cronos

    Think! Cambridgeshire Police Road Safety Video.

    Well worth a look. Cambridgeshire Police Road Safety Video. 660kb Think!
  4. kjgood

    Safety Camera Partnerships

    I keep hearing about mobile speed cameras the type being seen in vans over motorways being operated by 'safety camera partnerships'. I also assume that these cameras are operated by 'qualified civilians' and not police officers in the true sense of the word, is this true? If that is true...
  5. glojo

    Safety Recall

    It's finally arrived. The Mercedes-Benz 211 latest recall has landed on our doorstep, but how typical. We arrived back from Lincolnshire Thursday, our car went in for service on Friday, then when the service department contacted me stating the car was ready to return I asked if there were...
  6. MikeL

    E-Class safety

    A good news report for Mercedes at last: Found this on: http://www.germancarfans.com/ The Mercedes-Benz E-Class offers the best occupant safety of all passengers cars registered in the USA. That was the conclusion reached by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) after...
  7. grober

    Diy Safety

    I hesitated before starting this thread, but having posted recently on the hazards of inhaling brake dust in the post on “Quote for Discs and Pad replacement” in the Wheels and Tyres section of this forum, I decided to go ahead to perhaps stimulate a bit of discussion on the subject. Yes the...
  8. Satch

    Safety Camera Partnership Accounts

    Forced out of the DfT by the Freedom of Information Act. http://www.dft.gov.uk/stellent/groups/dft_foi/documents/divisionhomepage/035233.hcsp Note trend that penalties charged dropped in a number cases and costs went up. Quite a few of the partnerships operated at a loss for the last...
  9. L

    F1 Safety Cars

    I've noticed recently that SL safety car spec mercs are being sold a lot in Britain. I think it's cool to have one of these I imagine they are quite harsh being set up for track but they are something different, does anyone know are they all left hand drive and what other safety cars have there...
  10. Satch

    2005 Road Safety Congress

    Few things in this world happen by accident. Lo, and behold: http://www.rospa.com/road/programme.htm READ object of said Conference "Excellent progress has been made in the first years of the Road Safety Strategy, with deaths and serious injuries down by 17%, and child deaths and...
  11. joe

    Safety Recalls

    Interesting Site (Apologies if it has been posted before) Recalls :eek: Regards Joe
  12. Brian WH

    W211 Safety Recall SBC Unit

    I have just received a letter as follows: - "On selected vehicles the SBC hydraulic unit may unintentionally switch to the hydraulic operation mode. When this happens the driver must apply the brake pedal with increased force and the pedal travel is noticeably longer. The engagement of...
  13. Satch

    Safety recall on new E Class Estates (S211)

    Postman Pat delivered a charming epistle from MBUK this morning, informing me that as a precautionary measure all the seat belt buckles in my vehicle need to be changed. Call to the Stealer reveals it is actually only the rear buckles. Pardon me if I do not feel that relieved as they cannot...
  14. vito113

    Road Safety Cameras, My A***!!!!

    I see Hampshire Police now call their GATSOs, (well Truvelos actualy) Road Saftey Cameras, yeah right!. They do F*** All for road safety. Today a muppet in a white van blundered out of side road in front of me and proceeded to weave down the road at about 20mph, guy was obviously pissed as a...
  15. Limited Edition

    German Forklift Safety Video

    It's very disturbing to see how Germany teaches it's workers about Forklift Safety. Click Me
  16. R

    Formula One Anyone Know If The Safety Car Is Standard

    I tell this car was on the Merc stand and they were starting it up for people. What is it? And anyone know if it is in standard form because it sounds beautiful. Cheers Ian
  17. Guy

    F1 Safety Car SL55 article

    Sorry its a crappy scan from my paper but the article is worth a read - Link to "Keeping Schumacher in rear view" Isn't that the kind of job you dream of?
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