MasterDrive Tips

 

Drunk driving could be a thing of the past

Imagine this scenario: you leave a function after a couple of drinks, thinking that you’re perfectly capable of driving. You fire up the engine of your vehicle and head for home. Your car’s safety technology knows that you should not be driving. It decides you are somewhat intoxicated, so it slows to a stop the minute […]

Drivers in SUVs more dangerous

Drivers in pick-up trucks or SUVs are more likely to kill pedestrians   While the market in vehicle sales sees an increase in SUV’s as a positive trend. It also lends a possible complication for road safety, more notably for pedestrians. This is according to statistics –which say pedestrians account for anything between 50 and […]

Volvo leads the way in managing speed

Volvo will begin limiting the top speed of its vehicles in 2021. No doubt many motorists have wondered why manufacturers willingly create cars capable of achieving higher and higher speeds. Some time ago there was even consensus that vehicles would be limited to 250km only to find that some proudly promoted that this could be […]

Driving in the EU after Brexit

The world watches with interest as the debate around the pros and cons are broadcast across cyberspace but few, if any have, considered what impact this will have on motorists.   Fortunately, there are some guidelines in place which – depending on the final outcome – will possibly affect drivers (even South Africans).   The […]