Category: Milta Technology News

Jan 04, 2017
Texting while driving increases the chances of a crash by 23 times

Did you know, that according to a study by Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, texting while driving increases the danger of causing a collision by a factor of 23. The study was performed by analysing the behaviours of more than one hundred truck drivers. However the authors claim, that similar increase in probability of an accident […]

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Jan 04, 2017
Always have your headlights on

Even if you are living in a country where you are not obliged to use your headlights at all times, it is a wise thing to do so. A car with its lights on is much easier to spot on the road and thus increases your safety, especially when the daylight is weak due to […]

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Jan 03, 2017
Manula transmissions always gives best fuel economy

Back in the early days of the automatic transmission designs, all the manual cars had significantly better fuel economy than those with AT. However nowadays there are many types of automatic transmissions that provide the same efficiency as manuals, or even better as in Continuously Variable Transmissions.

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Jan 02, 2017
Happy New Year 2017!

Another year of success and happiness has passed. With every new year comes greater challenges and obstacles in life and business. We wish you courage, hope and faith to overcome all of the hurdles you may face and start this new period with lots of new energy and enthusiasm. May the torque, lots of power […]

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Jan 01, 2017
Mass-adoption of self-driving cars could reduce over 90% of traffic accidents

Did you know that mass-adoption of self-driving cars could reduce over 90% of traffic accidents? That’s according to a study by McKinsey & Co. The start of such mass-adoption is predicted by the same study to occurr in about 14 years from now.

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Dec 31, 2016
Don’t run on neutral when driving downhill

When you put your gears in neutral when driving downhill, you are taking away from yourself the ability to control the car completely. You still have the capacity to use your brakes without any problems, but you cannot increase the speed instantly. And sometimes you may need some immediate acceleration. Another advantage of keeping it […]

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Dec 31, 2016
Having no recollection of how you drove is called “Highway Hypnosis”

Highway hypnosis is a mental state in which a person can drive a truck or other automobile great distances, responding to external events in the expected, safe and correct manner with no recollection of having consciously done so. It is also known as known as white line fever.

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Dec 30, 2016
Don’t have your car visible in your side mirrors

If you can see your car’s body in your side mirrors, then you probably also have a blind spot in which you cannot see the car being just next to yours. To eliminate this, all you need is to move your side mirrors to show you the view further from your vehicle. To see the […]

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Dec 29, 2016
The highest average speed at the first car race was just 24 km/h

The first race took place in 1895, and the speed average speed of 15 mph reached by the fastest driver was then actually impressive. The fastest car made by Panhard et Levassor had a two-cylinder Daimler Phoenix engine with 750-rpm and four-horsepower. However, it was later disqualified from the race due to technical issues.

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Dec 28, 2016
First passenger car was steam-powered

The world’s first passenger-carrying automobile was steam-powered. It was designed to serve up to eight passengers and was built by Richard Trevithick (1771-1833). Its first drive was at Camborne, Cornwall on 24 December 1801.

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