to add some wild hearsay and speculation...I've heard that the Nurenberg Ring courses start by getting you to lock the front up at high speed. And therefore discover a) that if you're in a straight line its simple to release, re-apply, little danger of death ; and b) just how much you can brake on modern tyres and kit.
I did a [car] skid pan course at Thruxton, and at the end we took our own cars on (well, 1300 Metro in my case ) - and with tyres with tread at the correct pressures it took a lot of effort to get them to unstick.
One of the problems with skid pans is that you have to induce the skid. OTOH one of the good things about a skid pan is that it shows that you can drive around on a dodgy surface without skidding if you drive sensibly.
Where ever you are you'd have to induce the skid, they don't just happen because the day has a T in it. Only skid pan I've driven on would have meant 4mph in a straight line if you didn't want a skid on at least one section. Far more useful than trying not to skid is time spent learning to recover from a skid.
www.rospa.com/roadsafety/advice/driving/truck_braking.htmhave a look at Figure 1, would you want any of them behind you when you're braking
mental note - must ride faster.... Noted the comment -'In tailgating collisions the offending driver could be prosecuted for dangerous or careless driving'Does this actually happen much, given I havn't seen a traffic cop who isnt' holding a frikkin radar gun in several years?
This,of course, is in between the laser pointing...
lazer pointing? wow.i just use a trowel and cement myself.lazer eh? want one, want one.
I report drivers that rear end others for Careless everytime.the only time i don't is if the rear ended driver is reluctant to support a prosecution then i usually won't otherwise i will.This,of course, is in between the laser pointing...:smoke:
You (collective you as in your force) ever 'pulled' anyone for tailgating though before the 'accident' occurs? Or for not indicating on roundabouts? Do police actually stop people for shit driving, or just speeding / govt. campaign of the month?
â€“ possibly the highest rider induced crash there is..
add in.. in a bend.. and thats about the size of it.
... but e-stops very rarely occur, if ever, in perfect-world straightline stuations...
edit. thinkin about it then.. why do bikes with abs crash?
but e-stops very rarely occur, if ever, in perfect-world straightline stuations...
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edit. thinkin about it then.. why do bikes with abs crash? if that is the case.take out the 'highest causes af crashes', and what are you left with?
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