Thursday 30 September 2010

Car wrecks rise after texting bans imposed

I know I look at my speedo quite a few times when I'm approaching or passing a speed camera - time that may be better spent looking at the road ahead.
‎"In fact," concludes the US Highway Loss Data Institute, "[texting] bans are associated with a slight increase in the frequency of insurance claims filed under collision coverage for damage to vehicles in crashes."

Wednesday 1 September 2010

Diesels greener than battery cars
Swiss boffins have mounted an investigation into the largely unknown environmental burdens of electric cars using lithium-ion batteries, and say that the manufacturing and disposal of batteries presents no insurmountable barriers to electric motoring.