GPS surely al­low for the no-shows

Kentish Gazette Canterbury & District - - Letters And Opinion -

I can share eight of Pro­fes­sor Scase’s ir­ri­ta­tions, but must de­mur on two. “Peo­ple who book med­i­cal ap­point­ments but fail to show up and don’t phone in to can­cel”. Dis­cour­te­ous in­deed, but I very much doubt it pre­vents oth­ers get­ting to see their GPS. I strongly sus­pect on prac­ti­cal grounds (hav­ing used sim­i­lar tech­niques my­self) that their sched­ule will al­low for a pro­por­tion of no-shows, al­low­ing them to keep on sched­ule by clos­ing up the gaps. Any GPS like to com­ment?

Next, his dis­like of “silly lit­tle flick­er­ing lamps” on bi­cy­cles. He surely can­not mean the high-pow­ered front and rear LEDS which at­tract the mo­torist’s at­ten­tion from hun­dreds of yards away? When I was a lad my lit­tle cy­cle bat­tery lights were worse than use­less – tech­nol­ogy does some­times im­prove safety.

But I must en­dorse his tirade against “big­ger and more and more SUVS on the road” which “cre­ate a con­stant need for the rest of us to move over into hedges to let them by”. To this could I add peo­ple who drive around in un­nec­es­sar­ily wide lux­ury sports cars which have the same im­pact? Some­one in Can­ter­bury has an As­ton Martin with the

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