Posts tagged: Cars

An Arresting Idea

My test for what is a really good idea is if I find myself thinking why hasn’t someone thought of this before — it’s so obvious. Take the story today of the zapper — a device to prevent dangerous high-speed police car chases by using technology against itself.

There was a time when most people, mainly men, could happily tinker away under the bonnet of their cars: changing spark plugs, adjusting points, fitting air and oil filters etc, or even a new engine if they were really ambitious. Read more ›››