When was the last time you opened the boot, forgot to move out of the way and got whacked in the face? Erm, probably never, right?
So why do I need a two beep warning that the boot is opening on my Hyundai Santa Fe? I mean, is it just me or do other people out there despair that we’ve got to a point in this over protective society where we need to be reminded that two seconds ago, we opened a slow moving boot lid?
And it’s the same when I stop the car – why do I need to be warned that the sunroof is still open – what’s the worst that could happen?
We had none of this type of nonsense in 1990s cars, who decided we need I now. Perhaps it’s time we all drove a stripped out Caterham 7 again and reminded ourselves what we actually need in a car – and what we don’t…