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6th October 1925
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Which of the following most accurately describes the problem?

Of full steam ahead for Olympia.

That standing charges are not stationary. Thit stationery is not a standing charge. Thespitting of engines these cold mornings. That silence is golden, but not at cross-roads.

Of the Great West Road as the Great Worst Road.

That taxi reforms are regarded as rank interference.

That there is much bus activity in Wales indeed, look you.

. That Swansea hire car owners don't love the taximeter.

That a lorry body is a bed of roses after a 40mile march.

Of keen foreign interest in commercial sidecars at Olympia.

Horns which say "please," others which are really rude. f That it's a wise man who knows his own car in these days.

That mufflers in America cool the exhaust, not warm the driver.

. That the state of some of the hired vehicles in the manoeuvres was reminiscent of the war.

That the best thing to do with copies of The C.M. is to keep them. They are always useful.

That Coventry spires can soon be admired from the covered-top deck of a bus. London, please note.

That the rising generation might do worse than become one of the shareholders in motorbus companies.

That stuffing, one's ears with cotton-wool is a certain and cheap preventive of any kind of sickness due to travelling.

Of an owner-driver who ran summer-time bustime until some time about three o'clock yesterday (Monday) afternoon before he found out that he was still an hour after the sun was.

That in promising the Hay's Wharf and Cartage companies their own station on the projected new goods tube for London, the railway companies are seeking to get hold of much of. the 40,000 tons a week which those companies handle at and near Tooley Street, S.E. That one big pot-hole makes another.

That semi-finality in chassis layouts waters dividends.

That ".Sweet and Low" is now de rigueur for road coaches.

That the most important part of the chassis iS the loose nut.

That it's •little and .often that goes on building up commercial motoring.

Of " one-man " trams. Possibly a die-hard ratepayer hoping for the best.

That there must be friction between the best of chassis and their suspension.

Of "right " and "left " controls which have no mechanical advantage whatever. • That striking attitudes as well as threats of strikes promise to be added to railway practices. That the hire-purchase system of acquiring all classes of road motors continues to expand amazingly. That America thinks of fitting double-deckers with pneumatics.

That there will be a record attendance at the C.M.U.A. National Council to-morrow (Wednes day).

That straight-sided pneumatics are popular with the men who have to put them on and take them off.

That upon approaching some of our humpbacked canal bridges testers of low-level chassis get the creeps.

That the current producer-gas trials in France and Belgium are ,providing a real try-out for the competing drivers.

That if they could afford it owners of motor vehicles might pay even more into the Road Fund for roads only, but that they can't.

That as by far the greatest, proportion of commercial motoring is creative of trade as well as of movement, everybody's turning over to it.

That, according to the C.M.U.A.'s president, gas traction by means of portable producer sets will become an attraction to owners in Britain only if supplies of sufficiently reactive cokes can be guaranteed.

Little in the general Press about the Comniercial 'Motor Show because the private one has to come first according to the S.M.M. and T. publicity scheme, but that a lot is in preparation for release in due course.



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