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    (Original post by Mad Vlad)
    Hehehe. I love how ****-sure some people are in the Motoring forum when it comes to speeding etc. I think that little (quite sneakily adopted) upgrade to SPECS will make many people pretty surprised. :p: I've known about the impending change since Jan 2009, but most people will just keep bleating the same tired old news article links saying that you can just change lanes, perpetuating the myth.

    Fools.

    :sexface:

    How come you were wondering about it, anyway?
    Hehe, you really do know everything :sexface:

    Well, no reason really. Just going along the motorway in the car through an average speed check zone and started wondering. I thought it used to be the case but had no idea if it still was - sounded silly that simply changing lanes would fool the system.

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    Hehe, you really do know everything :sexface:

    Well, no reason really. Just going along the motorway in the car through an average speed check zone and started wondering. I thought it used to be the case but had no idea if it still was - sounded silly that simply changing lanes would fool the system.

    Information is my business :awesome:

    It's not that it could fool the system, it's because it was never licenced by the Home Office for that purpose. It was an irritating loophole that it's taken SCS years to fix because I think all the Home Office scrutiny and testing was done on the basis that the target vehicles never changed lanes. :pinch: It meant that any violation which was caught across multiple lanes was never enforceable as it was never tested for, even though the actual practical difference was so negligible that it wouldn't make a sods worth of difference.

    Their new 3rd generation cameras are pretty impressive though. They can be deployed in a mesh, covering multiple entries and exits to the enforcement area, so it's possible to deploy across complex road networks and it does all this completely digitally, so you could have your NIP in the post before you've even reached your destination. Clever stuff really; makes Gatsometer look pretty 20th century in comparison.
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    (Original post by Mad Vlad)
    Information is my business :awesome:

    It's not that it could fool the system, it's because it was never licenced by the Home Office for that purpose. It was an irritating loophole that it's taken SCS years to fix because I think all the Home Office scrutiny and testing was done on the basis that the target vehicles never changed lanes. :pinch: It meant that any violation which was caught across multiple lanes was never enforceable as it was never tested for, even though the actual practical difference was so negligible that it wouldn't make a sods worth of difference.

    Their new 3rd generation cameras are pretty impressive though. They can be deployed in a mesh, covering multiple entries and exits to the enforcement area, so it's possible to deploy across complex road networks and it does all this completely digitally, so you could have your NIP in the post before you've even reached your destination. Clever stuff really; makes Gatsometer look pretty 20th century in comparison.
    :holmes: Sounds interesting and very advanced, I like this kind of thing.

    Bed time for me, long day tomorrow. Night :ciao:
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    :holmes: Sounds interesting and very advanced, I like this kind of thing.

    Bed time for me, long day tomorrow. Night :ciao:
    Night!
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    morning, i feel rough
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    (Original post by alexsheppard11)
    morning, i feel rough
    :ditto:
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    :holmes: Sounds interesting and very advanced, I like this kind of thing.

    Bed time for me, long day tomorrow. Night :ciao:
    Revision? :teehee:
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    (Original post by spikeymike)
    Revision? :teehee:
    :no: I'm going into town, then I have some TSR stuff to do :sexface:
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    :no: I'm going into town, then I have some TSR stuff to do :sexface:
    Oh I see, revision and coursework is totally out the window. :hand:

    2x2 = 4 :ahee:
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    (Original post by spikeymike)
    Oh I see, revision and coursework is totally out the window. :hand:

    2x2 = 4 :ahee:
    Until I get my laptop, yes
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    An interesting development in computer architecture here:
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8609885.stm
    :holmes:
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    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=1234227 :facepalm:
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    Take 2, guise. Give it your worst. :p: http://deains.net/home/3d/
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    isn't there just going to turn into another tablet?:holmes:
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programme...ne/8610962.stm


    also, why are ubuntu using yahoo search now instead of google in 10.04 LTS?
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    Something needs to be done to control all these godPhone posts. :no:
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=1233462
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    (Original post by spikeymike)
    Something needs to be done to control all these godPhone posts. :no:
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=1233462
    I wish I could just ban people who are too stupid for their own good, but unfortunately, that wouldn't go down too well...
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    We need to implement this on TSR: http://xkcd.com/481/ :yep:
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    (Original post by Dez)
    We need to implement this on TSR: http://xkcd.com/481/ :yep:
    Agreed.
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    You'll enjoy this one, Vlad. :p: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/new...cle7093061.ece
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    (Original post by Dez)
    You'll enjoy this one, Vlad. :p: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/new...cle7093061.ece
    :teehee: I saw this on the news earlier. What a stupid idiot. I mean, what was he thinking? A classic example of people forgetting how public social networking really is.
 
 
 
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