Tagged: driving

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Waterford Land Rover: How to get shafted!

I ain’t no wrench-jockey or grease-monkey and my knowledge of cars does not exceed the recognition that E stands for empty on the fuel-tank. The closest mechanical expertise I have is changing a tyre, but over the last 8 years...

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Moron award: Write off an Aston Martin DBS

On 19th December, some epic moron took an Aston Martin DBS, a 6 litre, V12 beauty — valued at about 3.5 million Rand (USD 280,000) for a test-drive and managed to land himself in a 6 car-pile-up on Grayston off-ramp....

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3G iPhone: Why it really sucks…

Last night’s WWDC keynote from Apple was a real anti-climax. While everyone expected great announcements (such as OS X Leopard being available on non-Apple hardware) they keynote featured the announcement of the 3G iPhone and the demo of a number...

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Marlboro License Department rocks!

My car’s license expired (back in October) and I have never found time to get it renewed. My professional engagement did not allow me to spend hours waiting in a queue to have my license renewed. So I decided to...

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Public warning: Adrian Charles Maritz

I generally refrain from mentioning names, id-numbers or even telephone numbers, but in a case where someone misrepresents the service offered, refuses to answer or return phone-calls in 3 weeks and then walks off with 800 Rand of my hard-earned...

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ADT in the wild – reckless driving

On a sunny Saturday, the 22nd February at 12:53pm an ADT-driver decided to be cute and funny and cut me off in traffic: ADT-headoffice – I reported your driver with registration WRL 372GP. Your driver was full of testosterone and...

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The smart windshield

Came across the following the other day and I am treading the day this is going to run in my car: The picture above is an illustration of a Hitachi smart windshield displaying all the “necessary” information you need to...

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New Year resolution – back to basic

Vista Ultimate is driving me insane. I had it installed for more than 12 months and experience frequent issues with hibernation, network card stop working when on battery or wireless just stopping. Coincidently pretty much the same issues which made me...