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by Northern Lad
Fri Nov 24, 2006 12:19 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: How many Hato vehicles have been hit?
Replies: 67
Views: 6858

There are times when I feel like a spare part watching traffic whilst my colleague deals with an incident. Recent events just go to prove how important it is even if Joe Public thinks I'm standing around doing not a lot. The temptation to stay in the vehicle, especially now winter is here, is fast d...
by Northern Lad
Thu Nov 23, 2006 8:42 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: Making progress
Replies: 248
Views: 43489

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Northern Lad
by Northern Lad
Thu Nov 23, 2006 12:48 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: Making progress
Replies: 248
Views: 43489

There seem to be a few people who are willing to ignore HA policy as a matter of everyday habit. Deciding to break procedures routinely because you think your way is better is a dangerous game and could land you deep in the sh*t. Don't get me wrong, there are circumstances which demand a pragmatic s...
by Northern Lad
Mon Nov 20, 2006 9:55 am
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: the union for Traffic Officers!
Replies: 103
Views: 34075

The more TO's who join the union, the more they will be speaking for 'the majority' and the more influence they will have.

The Union is the only way of coordinating feelings from around the different outstations.

Northern Lad
(No I'm not a union official!)
by Northern Lad
Sun Nov 19, 2006 7:03 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: the union for Traffic Officers!
Replies: 103
Views: 34075

I believe PROSPECT was the union selected bey the HA to deal with on road staff.
Maybe because it is not too strong.

Part of the problem is the geographical spread and small units of TO's. Devide and rule?

the Union can be useful for other things besides pay.

Northern Lad
by Northern Lad
Fri Nov 10, 2006 5:13 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: working alongside police ?
Replies: 159
Views: 33769

Am I dreaming?

We seem to have some sort of concensus between TO's on this issue.

Rare thing indeed on a forum :wink:

Northern Lad
by Northern Lad
Thu Nov 09, 2006 2:31 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Welcome to national TRAFFIC
Replies: 649
Views: 108764

Just registered after several guest posts.

Better in than out I guess!

Some good sensible debate without the personal animosity which seems to creep in to so many forums. Keep it up guys.

Northern Lad