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Do today's cars have too many driver aids?

by John Avis | April 27, 2015
Most of the driver aids I believe are good things. Anti-lock braking system in particular, as well as the various traction control and stability control systems are very worthwhile, as unless you are practising controlling these things regularly you are unlikely to be able to control the car in the situations that these systems cut in.

New Cars

The Evolution of Car Advertising

by John Avis | August 4, 2011
Advertising new cars has certainly changed over the years. Generally, there are features which are most commonly included in advertisements for each period of automotive evolution.

Road Rules

Road Rule Confusion

by John Avis | January 20, 2011
After reading the road rules around driving over painted islands in the most recent version of the road users handbook, I am a little unsure of exactly when you are allowed to drive over them.


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