The KGB will save Australian lives

Doing business with Russia is not everyone’s cup of zavarka. But when your business partner is a nuclear physicist whose uncle is a Russian general, and your product is linked to a former spy network, you are probably ready for most potential bilateral challenges. StopSleep was created by Russian Alexander Levenstain using technology found in KGB lie detector polygraphs to detect if a motorist is drowsy. “If your state recovers, it turns off; if your state doesn’t change, it escalates.” Levenstain invented the device after his son, a passenger in his car, saved his life when he fell asleep at the wheel.   How will…

Ignoring fatigue costs teen driver $750

This driver only had four hours’ sleep.             He was tired and knew he shouldn’t have been behind the wheel. Robson, 17, was lucky to escape injury when he crashed the LandCruiser he was driving into a creek on Lakes Creek Rd, Nerimbera, on Saturday, March 21.   Yesterday, he pleaded guilty to one count of driving without due care and attention. The court heard when police were called to the crash, Robson told them he had fallen asleep at the wheel. He told them he only had four…