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30th October 1923
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Which of the following most accurately describes the problem?

Much talk of torque.

Pros and cons regarding Mr. Con.'s device.

That original motorbus finance is not forgotten the City.

Of readers making experiments with sticks with knobs on. .

Of puddles in pot-holes and shower-baths for pedestrians.

That the Leyland three-way tipper seems to emulate Homocea.

That a 14-seater is clean out of it at cut rates of .1d. per passenger-mile.

The wish that every garage' sign had a qualified motor mechanic •behind it.

Some ass remarking that the G.M.C.. truck tyres 93EM to have an unusual tread.

Another. insisting that only six steps were illustrated, if the " stepper " started standing square.

That " out of sight, out of mind" is a maxim which applies to most universal joints.

That although they may be enclosed, these parts require occasional lubrication.

That it is surprising that fabric joints do not make more headway on heavy vehicles.

` That a "Seeing Britain" week would appeal strongly to the sight-seeing Briton.

That the-motor drivers in Newcastle and district have formed their own local trade -union.

That if they maintain their principles they will get the best wages, conditions and terms of employment.

That three-quarters of the total amount of rubber consumed in a year is used for the tyres for motor vehicles.

That • there will be a Road Traffic Conference luncheon at Olympia on the 2Tth prox., with the S.M.M. and T. as hosts.

That not all the money flaunted by the Government as voted during the past five year for roads and

bridges has been spent.

That Mr. Worby Beaumont will be in the' this year's dinner of the R.A.C. Founders, which will

be held on the 14th prox.

That his son, Major E. G. E. Beaumont, O.B.E., is very proud of the Anglo-American (Pratt's) fleet of road, motors for which he is chief engineer.

That whole-hearted support is being given by transport organizations and commercial vehicle users to the movement for the extension of the Summer Time Aet. The cry, "not • enough roads."

Of more municipal motorbus meanderingc


in That there's got to be a lot more closing in. "The Skotch " plumping heavy for the light.

There will also have, to be a lot more opening out. That to sell, to hold, o. to average, is the question.

That the Railway Rates Tribunal is already snowed -under.

That if Shells cress Marconis there wifi be many exchanges.

That practice seldom makes perfect in the case of the untrained man.

That there may shortly be a shortage of benzole, despite imports from the U.S.A.

• Re the limit for the London tramcar, that it is already the limit for breaking down.

That bus traffic should be diverted when London bridges are being repaired in sections.

That, after November is over, the jumpiness of the banks is going to cause some of them to jump.

That proper training has much` to do with the politeness of the average London bus conductor.

That the •flutter caused by the low-working costs of Tilling-Stevens motorbuses. is by no means temporary.

Of a neW device for rendering springs more flexible, and that it is given the credit for reducing any tendency to vehicle skid. .

That the claim is difficult to concede, but that under most .severe tests skidding seemedto have ceased its menace.

That the true cause of delay over the Motor Taxation Report is the understaffed condition of Sir Henry Maybury's branch.

That at least one speaker means to make himself heard on Thursday night, at the Connaught Rooms. to all the 600 who are expected.

That it's to be hoped the new Parliamentary Seem'tary to the Ministry of Transport will not forget the existence of his Advisory Committee on Roads.

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