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Hoses of the Holy in the Parallel Universe

January 12, 2006

Modern drivers lost without their gadgets

This is a very funny story from the Times. A group of modern motorists were put in a 15-year-old car without any safety gadgets and asked to drive it on a test track. With predictable results:
She may not have known what ABS was but she missed it when it wasn't there. Griffiths had added a little water to the surface to reduce grip and the results were predictable. The wheels locked and Curran could no longer steer the car out of danger. The BMW ploughed straight on into the cones, leaving a trail of rubber tyre marks."

In other news, I find it impossible to run this blog without a computer. How crap am I?


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