Why drivers deactivate lane departure

The plethora of technology enhancements in today’s vehicles is quite challenging. It is also being dumped on the market at such a rate that it is inevitable that some may not be of a standard that many drivers expect.One such enhancement is the lane departure warning (lane assist).    We can question why lane departure warning […]

Bike Expressions: does SUPADRY waterproof spray work?

I recently came across a coating that is supposed to repel most water-based and some oil-based liquids. The product, SUPADRY, is a superhydrophobic (water) and oleophobic (hydrocarbons) coating that uses proprietary omniphobic technology to coat an object. Consequently, it creates a surface chemistry and texture with patterns of geometric shapes that have ‘peaks’ or ‘high points.’   […]

Festive season road fatalities: passengers worst affected

Statistics on the number of crashes and road fatalities in South African for the 2018/2019 festive season were released today. There was a 5.6% increase in the death toll compared to the same period last year. At the press briefing, the Transport Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, provided a number of reasons for the high death […]

Weekday Wit

Thank you A patient shakes his doctor’s hand in gratitude and says: “Since we are great friends, I don’t want to insult you by offering payment. But please know that I mentioned you in my will.” “That’s very kind of you,” says the doctor emotionally before adding, “Can I see that prescription I just gave […]

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