Aled Treharne on May 13th, 2008

I’ve not really had the best of luck with cars over the past few years. 2 years ago, my Discovery failed an MOT with some £2k of work needing doing on the body. With a resale value of £2.5k after doing the work, I opted not to throw my money away. My next car turned […]

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Aled Treharne on May 8th, 2008

Sorry I’ve been quiet recently but the last few weeks have been pretty chaotic. Today, however, deserves a post of its own First of all my car died. I ended up renting one for a week, followed by borrowing one from a used car dealership that was able to get me out of a very […]

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Aled Treharne on February 18th, 2007

Last week was interesting. I’ve had an incredible view that most people don’t get not inly into police work in general, but also into the method of driving that the police use. Since the 1930’s the police of the UK have been using a system of car driving invented by a racing driver who was […]

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Aled Treharne on February 16th, 2007

Today was our first day spent entirely on the road, and boy was it great. We’ve been driving a little Mondeo hatchback ST, a diesel model, and once we’d finished our POWER checks this morning, we got going and headed out to the M4. As usual with my colleagues on the course, I was volunteered to […]

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Aled Treharne on February 14th, 2007

So after two days of police driver training, my driving is already immeasurably improved. The course that we’re on is a special course designed by South Wales police to allow Mountain Rescue personnel to respond safely on blue lights to incidents. It’s a truncated version of the police basic driving course which usually takes 3 […]

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Aled Treharne on November 21st, 2006

Whoever said they wanted an interesting life? I could really do with a boring one right now. Life has been rather hectic recently, what with some major changes at work (I now have more control over my time and scheduling; Judy has a better idea of what it is I do daily). The car has […]

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Aled Treharne on November 7th, 2006

So, er, 3 callouts since the last post.  The first was on Saturday morning at around 0400. I got up and quickly dressed before slapping a flask of hot water together and jumping in the car. Made it to base for Alpha and jumped on with Blackie. The callout was in Bridgend where an elderly […]

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Aled Treharne on November 2nd, 2006

Sorry I missed the updates on callouts over the weekend what with all the other joy that was going on. Typically, on the weekend that both Mal and I decided to head to Aberystwyth for weekends with respective better halves, we get two cracking callouts. Very little information on these so far – I suspect […]

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