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Hi Lifehacker, I was pulled over by the police the other day for a random breath test, and was told that I was not allowed to have a phone/cradle hooked up to my windscreen. According to the police, there is legislation that prohibits anything on the windscreen that limits the driver’s view of the road. It sounds a bit strange to me, considering most legally purchased phone cradles, for GPS purposes, are suction-mounted to windscreens. Is this the law? Thanks, Full Vision
Cleaning your cast iron cookware with soap and water? Squeezing every last bit of mince into that pan? Even if you know your way around, there are a few mistakes nearly all of us make in the kitchen. Let’s take a look at some common kitchen errors that may plague your cooking, and why they’re bad for your food.
We’ve warned you before: trampolines are unsafe, especially for kids. That’s confirmed by a survey released by consumer watchdog the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), which suggests 40 per cent of parents know a child who has suffered a trampoline injury.
You shouldn’t deliberately hurt yourself with electricity. I’ll repeat that. You shouldn’t deliberately hurt yourself with electricity. But if you do so accidentally, which type of current hurts more?