MasterDrive Newsletter - 28 May 2019

MasterDrive Newsletter - 28 May 2019

MasterTips: The benefits of adaptive headlights

  • A recent study suggests that adaptive headlights increase roadway lighting by as much as 86%. The same study also says that there are considerable differences between the brightness of headlights in USA and Europe.

MasterTest: Launch review: the Carrying Plus and Vigus 5

  • JMC launched the latest models in each range last week. The Carrying Plus now has a more spacious and safer cabin while the Vigus 5 has added handling and safety benefits. The exterior is also dramatically improved compared to previous models.

MasterNews: Veld fire causes serious crash

  • A multi-vehicle pile-up on the N3 resulted in the deaths of at least nine people near Spruitview in Johannesburg yesterday. Initial reports suggest smoke from a veld fire contributed to the chaos. This is what to do if caught in a veld fire while driving.


  • A married couple is sleeping when the phone rings at 3am. The wife picks up the phone and after a few seconds replies, "How am I supposed to know? We're 200km inland! “and hangs up. Her husband rolls over and asks, "Sweetheart, who was that?" "I don't know, someone asking if the coast is clear."

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