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  Reply # 599585 24-Mar-2012 21:00 Send private message

We'll I'm pumped for it, mainly because I've built this site that will source a whole bunch of "fun" from the forth coming carnage.

http://www.yourdriving.co.nz/

Real-time stats etc., plus there is a little surprise when it goes live at 5am :)

I'm going to be safe at home all day, watching this roll on.

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  Reply # 599595 24-Mar-2012 21:35 Send private message

Drewpy: We'll I'm pumped for it, mainly because I've built this site that will source a whole bunch of "fun" from the forth coming carnage.

http://www.yourdriving.co.nz/

Real-time stats etc., plus there is a little surprise when it goes live at 5am :)

I'm going to be safe at home all day, watching this roll on.


Nice site there dude. If there is carnage, I guess it means old school drivers were way superior to the new school drivers when it changed last time, as from memory there was bugger all in the way of crashes.

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  Reply # 599628 24-Mar-2012 22:54 Send private message

Fewer vehicles on the road back then.

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  Reply # 599632 24-Mar-2012 22:55 Send private message

Yes but drink driving was the norm as well.

Edit: Also its one on one at an intersection, doesn't really matter how many vehicles in total were on the roads.

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  Reply # 599712 25-Mar-2012 12:12 Send private message

Just been out and almost got hit on the very first intersection due to the other person not applying the new rule. Luckily I was driving slowly to err on the side of caution, otherwise we may have had a collision.

No other issues on the way out, but on the way back I saw someone just drift around the corner without indicating...

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  Reply # 599779 25-Mar-2012 16:34 Send private message

Drewpy: We'll I'm pumped for it, mainly because I've built this site that will source a whole bunch of "fun" from the forth coming carnage.

http://www.yourdriving.co.nz/

Real-time stats etc., plus there is a little surprise when it goes live at 5am :)

I'm going to be safe at home all day, watching this roll on.


A 404. very surprising indeed




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  Reply # 599815 25-Mar-2012 18:44 Send private message

Wow, what a fun day. Went through almost 30 intersections, at various times of the day, and never had any issues at all!

Great work by the drivers on the roads so far. Will see how tomorrow goes with peak hour traffic




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  Reply # 599826 25-Mar-2012 19:17 Send private message

richms:
Drewpy: We'll I'm pumped for it, mainly because I've built this site that will source a whole bunch of "fun" from the forth coming carnage.

http://www.yourdriving.co.nz/

Real-time stats etc., plus there is a little surprise when it goes live at 5am :)

I'm going to be safe at home all day, watching this roll on.


A 404. very surprising indeed


Odd, a space got added to the end of the link:

http://www.yourdriving.co.nz/ 

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  Reply # 599827 25-Mar-2012 19:19 Send private message

A good website would have a useful 404 page or just strip the trailing whitespace from it.

edit: and the red car is driving over the footpath when turning.




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  Reply # 599828 25-Mar-2012 19:23 Send private message

richms: A good website would have a useful 404 page or just strip the trailing whitespace from it.

edit: and the red car is driving over the footpath when turning.


Appreciate the feedback :)

This was built in 6 hours (including design), so things like mobile versions and fine tuning were not doable :(

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  Reply # 599854 25-Mar-2012 20:45 Send private message

richms: edit: and the red car is driving over the footpath when turning.


Red car is from south auckland.  Footpaths are just extra road. 




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  Reply # 600042 26-Mar-2012 09:18 Send private message

gcarmich: Number 11 is interesting. The approaching car should received a fine of $150.00. I wonder why they included that.


I didnt notice that when I did it?

Much better than the govt's ones which are all top down views so hopeless. And also they show just how absurd it is to have to tell what signs another car is controlled by when you can barely see the signs.




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  Reply # 600066 26-Mar-2012 09:50 Send private message

Had the car behind honking at us whilst giving way waiting to turn right into a side road this morning Cool

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  Reply # 600079 26-Mar-2012 10:02 Send private message

jonb: Had the car behind honking at us whilst giving way waiting to turn right into a side road this morning Cool


putting it in reverse for a bit seems to shut people like that up.

In my whole drive to and from work there isnt a single intersection where I am affected by the changes except for turning into the road, and on the way home it will just be turning into my road which is different so really no big changes at all.




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  Reply # 600114 26-Mar-2012 11:11 Send private message

https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=i-deas+for+android

Make sure you have TTS ( and an android ) 





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