Top 5: Driver Aids


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Wel­come to one of Namwheels' more reg­u­lar fea­tures - our list of top 5 car-re­lated items.

Ever won­dered what all those fun, colour­ful lights on your dash­board mean? While we couldn’t ex­plain all of them, here is our top 5 list of help­ful driver aids. You know, the magic pixie stuff that makes your car be­have when you may or may not have over-driven it.

We’ve also in­cluded de­scrip­tions of how this magic ac­tu­ally works so that you won’t get a fright when the brake pedal ag­gres­sively mas­sages you dur­ing an emer­gency stop...

Feel free to send us com­ments or feed­back:


Which driver aids are more both­er­some than help­ful? Ev­ery­one at Namwheels agreed that the fol­low­ing sys­tems are (usu­ally) just a nui­sance:

• Voice Con­trol

• High Beam As­sist

• Gear Shift In­di­ca­tors

• In­fra-red Night Vi­sion

• Au­to­matic Park­ing Brake

• Radar-guided Cruise Con­trol

DIS­CLAIMER not fool-proof! We can’t stress enough that these sys­tems are Please don’t rely on any of these to save or counter your reck­less driv­ing - in fact, rather in­vest in an ad­vanced driv­ing course.

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