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Old 31st January 2016, 20:42   #46
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Default Re: Adjusting to LHD (left hand drive) & vice versa

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Some cars in India used to come with the LHD stalks ..
Still going strong, the Fiats: Punto and Linea.

Though I am not sure the Evo iteration has them proper. Unlikely.

I very often end up creating confusion since I have a Punto and a XUV. Even today I made my wipers work instead of flashing my headlamps against an auto-rick.
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Old 31st January 2016, 22:50   #47
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And please do correct me if my math is wrong, I'm terrible at it.

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Eric, Your Math is perfect. You are right. 25m is the safe distance at 50 kmph and not at 100 kmph. Nice catch. The safe distance rule (meters) in germany - as explained by a colleague - is driving speed in kmph / 2. This value turns out closer to a 2 second rule. Just to clarify - the 3 second rule works universally.
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