Ronnie Cohen looks at some consequences for the motorist of the UK’s measurement muddle.Continue reading “Our awkward vehicle specifications”
In December 2015, television weather forecasters expressed our record rainfall in millimetres while the national newspapers stubbornly stuck to inches. Apparently, the use two different measurement systems for the same phenomenon is alive and well in the UK. Ronnie Cohen looks at other aspects of British national life where two competing systems are used for measuring the same thing.
The arrival of electric cars on our streets will draw attention to measures for comparing performance.