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by Flash
Mon Dec 17, 2007 5:50 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Thank You
Replies: 4
Views: 1837

M4MARK, As mentioned, thanks for taking the time to post, its not often the crews are appreciated and it makes a change to hear of them getting praise!! Hope you sister is ok :wink: Well done to the Crew who attended the incident, unfortunatley they will be unable to show themselves on here for fear...
by Flash
Wed Dec 05, 2007 6:37 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: Traffic Police Officers...
Replies: 74
Views: 9553

:shock: :? :roll: :?:
by Flash
Wed Dec 05, 2007 6:35 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: Moaning about other crews
Replies: 41
Views: 7555

Race Track wrote:Difficult when they work from other outstations and their Team Managers sit on the fence.
Ah, now thats a differnet story RT. If thats happening then I agree that it should not and cannot be left to continue
by Flash
Wed Dec 05, 2007 6:00 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: Moaning about other crews
Replies: 41
Views: 7555

I think this probably is not just a HA thing! Sadly no matter what job you do when there are a number of people doing the same job but with slightly different ideas, you are always going to get a little sniping going on! It would be lovely if they could just approach you and ask if you had thought a...
by Flash
Wed Dec 05, 2007 5:47 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: HATO SERVICE - DO YOU FEEL IN THE LOOP?
Replies: 32
Views: 7187

Sadly and not wanting to look like I am ranting but I could not have wrote the intial posting better myself :cry: These were the exact reasons I felt I had to resign from the service and job which I loved dearly. You may not feel as bitter, opressed or sick as I did but its obvious that its happenin...
by Flash
Mon Dec 03, 2007 5:38 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: INJURY ON DUTY AND NEAR MISSES - REPORT IT!!
Replies: 12
Views: 2737

I know of a colleague I used to work with had two near misses within about a month of each other, so he correctly filled in the near miss forms. They were then used to question him and the finger was pointed that he must be doing something wrong and either disciplinary action or further training may...
by Flash
Sun Dec 02, 2007 11:54 am
Forum: Front Door
Topic: powers? what powers?
Replies: 56
Views: 24853

There were times when it was very frustrating when a vehicle was abandoned. One Police Officer whould say they need a car clearing immediately from a particular spot.......the next day a different Officer would say that it was fine. The car would then be left for days with our crews being briefed to...
by Flash
Sat Dec 01, 2007 9:36 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: HATO on the Web
Replies: 4
Views: 1781

I can think of many uses for the HATO Baseball caps.................However, wearing it is NOT one of them :twisted:
by Flash
Sat Dec 01, 2007 9:16 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Welcome to national TRAFFIC
Replies: 649
Views: 108086

Sort of see myself more os a 'Fireman Sam' Slabber :lol:
by Flash
Sat Dec 01, 2007 8:26 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Welcome to national TRAFFIC
Replies: 649
Views: 108086

Welcome to all the newbies..............apologies from Flash if its a late welcome :D
by Flash
Wed Oct 03, 2007 3:36 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: Ties ON!
Replies: 179
Views: 16571

Well I don't envy you lot one bit! I HATED that awful thing.........not ties in general.....JUST THAT ONE!! Whoever designed that tie shout be shot!! Personaly I think HATOs looked smarter without the tie, in particular whilst wearing the new blouse :oops: .....erm I mean shirt!! :D No seriously I l...
by Flash
Fri Sep 28, 2007 3:00 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Welcome to national TRAFFIC
Replies: 649
Views: 108086

WELCOME to 'please not the nissan' and any other newbies who I have not had the pleasure in meeting yet!! :D

Its a very friendly place here so enjoy!!!! :wink:
by Flash
Wed Jun 13, 2007 6:22 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Traffic Radio
Replies: 28
Views: 7260

Hi Mr Pickle!........Sorry Branston :oops: Yeah I have heard of it but never actually listened to it. Even on a long journey I feel the local Radio Stations offer good travel info, added to this you can set your radio to interupt CD/Radio etc so you dont have to sit listening to constant info! Just ...
by Flash
Tue Jun 12, 2007 9:10 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: The use of scrolling arrows on the rear facing VMP..
Replies: 176
Views: 26323

More like the HA did not feel the Scrolling Arrows werew any use rather than the DFT not allowing us to have them!! Why do the HA feel they are NOT required?? I agree that the current system is not very good: 1)They need to be in RED 2)Flashing Legends rather than cramped together so no one can read...
by Flash
Mon Jun 11, 2007 10:28 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: VOSA Enforcement
Replies: 16
Views: 5153

Yeah I agree that its a great idea!! The penalties should be higher though as its more a slap on the wrist if all they do is scrap the clapped out vehicle they are driving around in illegally :evil: Sound like our VOSA Colleagues need a small lesson in where it is safe to park up and observe traffic...