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by cone dropper
Fri Jan 23, 2009 10:08 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: White Light Roll Call.
Replies: 31
Views: 7606

Re: White Light Roll Call.

still hanging on by my finger nails!
by cone dropper
Sat Nov 08, 2008 11:26 am
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: HATO Positions
Replies: 38
Views: 4493

Re: HATO Positions

During my time as a HATO,i have called police to 5 drunk drivers,who were all arrested.One argued in court and my evidence got him a 3 year ban.I have stopped at 2 bdv's that didnt seem right.Called Police,both cars impounded and drivers arrested for no licence or insurance.Met a car driving into a...
by cone dropper
Fri Nov 07, 2008 2:17 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: A14 carnage
Replies: 56
Views: 14831

Re: A14 carnage

A busy couple of days for those that work on the A14.

http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/cn_news ... ?id=364260

http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/cn_news ... ?ID=364587

1 rtc, 1 lorry fire = 1 gridlocked road.
by cone dropper
Sun Oct 12, 2008 4:39 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: Truck drivers
Replies: 29
Views: 3932

Re: Truck drivers

A good many or them now have the courtesy to give us a lane or half a lane if possible when we are on hardshoulder, it is much appreciated. Many thanks to those of you that give me and my mates room to breath. :slclap:
by cone dropper
Sat Sep 27, 2008 3:02 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: T.O's on traffic cops.
Replies: 13
Views: 2559

Re: T.O's on traffic cops.

Deepest respect to those two TOs, you did a fine job that shows the service for all it should be.
:slclap: :slclap: :slclap: :slclap: :slcup: :slgo: :sltm: :slw:

Well done guys. I only hope I could have done so well in those circumstances.
by cone dropper
Thu Sep 25, 2008 5:47 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: vehicles
Replies: 45
Views: 4008

Re: vehicles

http://www.motorauthority.com/wp-content/uploads/Toyota/spy/Land_Cruiser/toyota_lc_main.jpg http://www.motorauthority.com/wp-content/uploads/Toyota/Landcruiser/landcruiser_small.jpg Here are some more shots... http://www.motorauthority.com/content/thumbs/t/o/toyota_land_cruiser004-0917-950x673.jpg ...
by cone dropper
Thu Sep 11, 2008 10:25 am
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Lane closures
Replies: 15
Views: 2783

Re: Lane closures

we need to use signs and sigs responsibly making sure they are only on when things are really happenning. Some roadworkers can be really bad and leave signs on after they have finished, because they forget to ring rcc. Have to agree though, it would seem to be a good idea to make the signs mandetory...
by cone dropper
Fri Sep 05, 2008 10:39 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: HELP! I'm rubbish on the radio!!!
Replies: 59
Views: 14016

Re: HELP! I'm rubbish on the radio!!!

The driving around praticing every plate you see worked for me, but you have to do it out loud. Practice marker posts, types locations etc at the same time. We all make mistakes but you just have to shrug it off, it is like driving, when you stalled as a learner driver you were mortified, as a quali...
by cone dropper
Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:18 am
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: horrific m/way crash
Replies: 12
Views: 2140

Re: horrific m/way crash

OMG what a mess!
by cone dropper
Wed Jul 16, 2008 5:37 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: RIAT 2008 saturday cancelled
Replies: 15
Views: 3053

Re: RIAT 2008 saturday cancelled

Thanks Jezza. man size stuff? Newark air museum or coventy air museum? Both excellent places to visit. Not my photo, but did see one circling waddington a couple of weekends ago, made me have goose bumps all over http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg163/conedropper/vulcanwaddington08.jpg Vulcan belo...
by cone dropper
Tue Jul 15, 2008 5:43 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: RIAT 2008 saturday cancelled
Replies: 15
Views: 3053

Re: RIAT 2008 saturday cancelled

great pics, get any of the flying? Would love to see pictures of those B17s in the air.
by cone dropper
Sun Jul 13, 2008 11:06 am
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: RIAT 2008 saturday cancelled
Replies: 15
Views: 3053

Re: RIAT 2008 saturday cancelled

Duxford is still on, and what a show it was!
by cone dropper
Sat Jul 05, 2008 7:03 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: Oh what a night
Replies: 12
Views: 2157

Re: Oh what a night

Me thinks the M6 should have a health warning stating.. "There Be Idiots On Here". :slsa: I took a call the other day from the Police: Police: We have had reports that there is a plank on the road Me: I know, I have a long list of them in various locations on the screen in front of me Police: No, t...
by cone dropper
Wed Jul 02, 2008 12:11 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: Peli lights / other personal warning lights
Replies: 16
Views: 3707

Re: Peli lights / other personal warning lights

Nighthawk wrote:Hmmmm, I can see me being frowned at if I used something that hasn't been issued... :slre:
Common sense wasn't issued, but I still use it everyday! :slbe:
by cone dropper
Thu Jun 26, 2008 11:31 am
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: In vehicle CCTV
Replies: 43
Views: 10909

Re: In vehicle CCTV

Would just be useful so we could get our own tv programs

MATRIX, CAMERAS, INACTION!

but seroiuosly, good idea for protection when it all goes wrong (proving what you did or didn't do etc). Only concern is TMs and OMs who would use it for personal agendas and vendettas.