The Auto: The Motorist's Pictorial, Volume 13 (Google eBook)

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Stanley Spooner
Pictorial Press, 1908 - Automobiles
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Page 1270 - if any person drives a motor vehicle on a road recklessly, or at a speed or in a manner which is dangerous to the public, having regard to all the circumstances of the case, including the nature, condition and use of the road, and the amount of traffic which is actually at the time, or which might reasonably be expected to be, on the road...
Page 1270 - If any person drives a motor car on a public highway recklessly or negligently, or at a speed or in a manner which is dangerous to the public, having regard to all the circumstances of the case, including the nature, condition, and use of the highway, and to the amount of traffic which actually is at the time, or which might reasonably be expected to be, on the highway, that person shall be guilty of an offence under this Act.
Page 1121 - ... bicycle rider to attempt to ride through a crowded city street after only five hours' practice, spread out in bits of ten seconds each over a period of five years ; yet Lilienthal, with this brief practice, was remarkably successful in meeting the fluctuations and eddies of wind gusts.
Page 1270 - Act (which relates to the rate of speed of motor cars) is hereby repealed, but a person shall not, under any circumstances, drive a motor car on a public highway at a speed exceeding twenty miles per hour, and, within any limits or place referred to in regulations made by the Local Government Board with a view to the safety of the public on the application of the local authority...
Page 1121 - ... twisting the wings so as to present their ends to the wind at different angles is a more prompt and efficient way of maintaining lateral equilibrium than shifting the body of the operator.
Page 1270 - Board may, by regulations made under section six of the principal Act, prohibit or restrict the driving of any motor cars, or of any special kind of motor cars, on any specified highway, or part of a highway, which does not exceed sixteen feet in width, or on which ordinary motor car traffic would, in their opinion, be especially dangerous.
Page 1160 - ... of this Act by the person in respect of or by whom the request or claim is made (in this section referred to as " the claimant"), would have entitled him to relief under that section. (5) A request or claim under the foregoing provisions of this section must be made not later than two months after the date of the advertisement of the acceptance of the complete specification, or within such further period (not exceeding , one month) as the comptroller may, on an application made to him in that...
Page 1270 - September, 1908. SIR, I am directed by the Local Government Board to state that in consequence of numerous representations which have been made both in Parliament and elsewhere respecting the danger and annoyance not infrequently caused by the driving of motor cars, they think it desirable to call attention to the subject. The Board cannot but feel that there is good ground for some at least of the complaints that have been made. The superior speed and mobility of motor cars place them in a different...
Page 1121 - We figured that Lilienthal in five years of time had spent only about five hours in actual gliding through the air. The wonder was not that he had done so little, but that he had accomplished so much. It would not be considered at all safe for a bicycle rider to attempt to ride through a crowded city...
Page 1121 - My own active interest in aeronautical problems dates back to the death of Lilienthal in 1896. The brief notice of his death which appeared in the telegraphic news at that time aroused a passive interest which had existed from my childhood and led me to take down from the shelves of our home library a book on Animal Mechanism, by Professor Marey, which I had already read several times.

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