A confused driver trying to return his rental car to an airport rental agency was just following the signs when he drove the car through some large, double sliding entry doors at the new Boise International Airport. After the doors opened when it sensed the motion of his vehicle, the man continued driving until he reached the rental counter—in the middle of the airport’s lobby! No one was hurt and nothing was damaged, so no charges were filed ...
Vehicle batteries have it rough. Extremes of temperature, humidity, and constant charging and discharging begin to wear a battery down from the very first time it is called upon to work. The problem is, batteries tend to work OK or not at all. Very seldom are you given fair warning that total failure is imminent. Vehicle batteries typically last no more than 3-5 years under normal operating conditions. After that, their ability to accept and hold a charge is compromised.
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