Alcoblow Ban And The Drunk Driving Menace In Kenya

Alcoblow Ban And The Drunk Driving Menace In Kenya

Kenyans are the most innovative people you’ll meet and when Alcoblow was first introduced on the road, there were apps and tricks to avoid these stealthy policemen. Well, you don’t have to run away anymore as the court rule Alcoblow as illegal and ordered to be removed from the roads. Though the ban isn’t permanent, Kenyans will have a stress-free Christmas holiday. Though there isn’t an official statement on the matter, the order came from Vigilance House after an undercover police officer saw what usually happens in these Alcoblow checkpoints. What started as a very helpful operation has become another cash cow for police officers and an opportunity for them to harass innocent motorists. If you’ve been on the road any time past 11 p.m, you must have seen the chaos these officers rain on motorists. Drunk or not, people are manhandled and ordered…

Tesla Cybertruck – The Luxury Pickup Truck Of The Future

Tesla Cybertruck – The Luxury Pickup Truck Of The Future

Automotive enthusiasts were treated to a rather interesting unveil of the Cybertruck by Telsa’s CEO, Elon Musk. The Tesla team had managed to keep everything under wraps ahead of the unveil despite a lot of anticipation surrounding the car. On the 21st November, a visibly eager CEO took to the stage to announce the arrival of the Tesla Cybertruck. Once the Cybertruck was driven on to the stage, it elicited mixed reactions. Many wondered whether it was a prank of whether that was really the car they had waited so long to see. The Cybertruck looked like a concept car for another more conventional car. However, based on Elon Musk’s track record, this weirdly shaped car doesn’t come as a surprise. Even the much-beloved Tesla cars had to take some getting used to. This seems to be the case with the Cybertruck as Elon…

6 Things To Look For When Choosing A Driving School

6 Things To Look For When Choosing A Driving School

All driving schools are definitely not made the same. That’s why the likes of Rocky Driving School have been able to weather the storm despite the over-saturated business. When choosing a driving school, you have to be careful where you go so as to get the most out of the classes. There are some things to look out for that will guide you to choose a suitable driving school. Here are some things to consider when choosing a driving school. Cost Of course, one of the most important things to consider is the cost. There are varying prices for driving lessons ranging from Ksh 10,000 to Ksh 20,000. Some offer more lessons hence the price differences. Additionally, some reputable schools like AA and Rocky tend to be slightly more expensive because of the quality of classes you get. Enough Instructors Driving classes are more…

Pros And Cons Of An Automatic Transmission

Pros And Cons Of An Automatic Transmission

Driving an automatic transmission is the norm in the modern world due to its many advantages. This preference began as a matter of convenience as more motorists wanted a less stressful drive to and from work. Despite being more expensive than manual cars, people seemed to like the automatic ones more. Now, most cars on the road have an automatic transmission. Automatic transmission cars have proved themselves over the years as reliable, convenient and effortless. However, if you’re looking for a car, it’s important to know both the good and bad of an automatic transmission so as to make an informed decision. Here are some pros and cons of automatic cars.   Pros Convenient There’s no doubt that automatic transmission cars are more convenient than manual transmission cars. If you’ll be using it as a daily commuter car, then you don’t want the hassle…

5 Cool Car Technology You Need For A Better Driving Experience

5 Cool Car Technology You Need For A Better Driving Experience

Car technology nowadays ranges from necessary to luxurious. Though some prefer a simple car with minimum electronics in the way, it’s nice to have some exciting features to improve your driving experience. Whether you like a booming sound system or nifty displays, here are some cool car technology you can’t go wrong with. High-End Speakers Who doesn’t like a good sound system in their car? This usually comes in handy during those long road trips where you could use all the entertainment you can get. Car manufacturers have caught on to this demand and now, most luxury cars come with pre-installed high-end speakers such as Bose. However, if you still want to upgrade your car’s sound system, you should get it done by a professional. Head-Up Display This one leans towards the luxurious side but it can also be useful if you find it…

BMW Adds A Caring Car Feature To Its Cars That Helps You Relax

BMW Adds A Caring Car Feature To Its Cars That Helps You Relax

Once upon a time, driving was a way to escape the hassle of life. You could get in and drive without worrying about anything for the next hour or two. However, with the permanent traffic jams, fender benders and unruly motorists, it’s becoming stressful to own a car. BMW recognizes that and now offers a caring car feature that sets a relaxing or revitalizing mood in the car. The BMW 7.0 operating system is available in the new F40 1 Series, 3 Series, G11/G12 7 Series LCI, 8 Series, X5, G07 X7 and G29 Z4. It contains a number of impressive technology including the one-of-a-kind mood-boosting mode known as the “Caring car”. It can be activated through a simple touch on the infotainment screen or voice command using BMW’s voice assistant. For example, you can say, “Hey BMW, I feel tired.” which will automatically…

The Meaning Behind A Number Plate In Kenya

The Meaning Behind A Number Plate In Kenya

A number plate is an indication of status or rank in society. It’s also a way to distinguish dignitaries on the road. This is why many strive to customize their number plates such as getting their name or favourite number permanently linked to their automobile. Additionally, there’s a meaning behind every number plate that many aren’t aware of. The first vehicle to be registered in Kenya was in 1920 and they adopted a rather simple numbering system. Each district had an assigned letter. For instance, Kiambu district was N and Kisumu was E, followed by a serial number of Y-XXXX. The K-prefix system started in the 1950s. This system has evolved to accommodate more registration. If you’re observant, you will notice so many different types of number plates on Kenyan roads. Some are a different colour and others are a different shape. Here’s what…