Blind spots are areas around a vehicle where other road users cannot be seen by the driver. Common accident causes involving pedestrians can be attributed to inattention and lack of risk awareness towards vehicle blind spots at traffic junctions. Never take the 'green man' at a pedestrian crossing for granted. Always stay alert, and watch out for turning vehicles when crossing

How smooth a ride you get in your car depends on your shock absorbers. Here's a primer to help you understand the ups and downs of this crucial component. This article was first published on May - June 2016 issue of Highway Magazine.