The theory test is, by some measure, the least entertaining part of learning to drive. MiDrive, however, banishes the dry, nervous swotting by turning the process into a game.
The app-based system enables learner drivers to pit their knowledge of box junctions and minimum stopping distances against other students of the Highway Code.
Using questions and scenarios derived from official DVSA theory test revision questions, learners can either take part in a (slightly unfortunately described) “sudden-death game of wits” with fellow learners online, or test themselves against the clock in solo mode. This free app is available on both Apple and Android operating systems.
Leatherman will be familiar to most as the purveyors of a plier-like variation on the Swiss army knife.
The drinks-can sized unit is powered by a Li-ion battery able to deliver around three hours of playback.
Its 500mm, double-acting blades, which are capable of breezing through branches up to a couple of centimetres thick