Tips for driving in the countryside
Jun21

Tips for driving in the countryside

Too many of us drive too fast on country roads, oblivious to what that could be lying just around the corner writes Geraldine Herbert  Slow down and expect the unexpected. You never know when you go round a bend what you might encounter from a cyclist to a broken down vehicle. Tractors & Farm Vehicles When overtaking, leave nothing to chance, take your time and be safe. Don’t start your manoeuvre until you know exactly how you...

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10 ways to keep children safe in and around cars
Jun11

10 ways to keep children safe in and around cars

There are some simple things we can do to help keep children safe writes Geraldine Herbert.   Be Aware – All too often children are hurt or die because drivers simply didn’t see them. From schools to residential driveways and quiet back streets always be aware that children are around. Reversing – Before you back out of […]

There are some simple things we can do to help keep children safe writes Geraldine Herbert.   Be Aware – All too often children are hurt or die because drivers simply didn’t see them. From schools to residential driveways and quiet back streets always be aware that children are around. Reversing – Before you back out of your driveway ensure your children are being supervised. Leaving your window wound down while reversing out of...

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How to be a safer driver
Mar29

How to be a safer driver

Driving like most things becomes routine and bad habits are easily formed so here are some simple strategies to help make our roads safer for you and all other road users writes Geraldine Herbert Skills that put you in control Consider taking an Advanced driving course, these courses cover types of driving that aren’t typically included […]

Driving like most things becomes routine and bad habits are easily formed so here are some simple strategies to help make our roads safer for you and all other road users writes Geraldine Herbert Skills that put you in control Consider taking an Advanced driving course, these courses cover types of driving that aren’t typically included in standard driving lessons and can improve your confidence on the road and your knowledge of how...

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The best Motoring and Motorsport series to binge-watch
Mar23

The best Motoring and Motorsport series to binge-watch

Missing motorsport?  We have rounded up some of the best motoring and  motorsport shows on Netflix to keep you entertained while stuck at home    A Life of Speed : The Juan Manuel Fangio Story Based on a study conducted in 2016 by the University of Sheffield that determined that Juan Manuel Fangio is the […]

Missing motorsport?  We have rounded up some of the best motoring and  motorsport shows on Netflix to keep you entertained while stuck at home    A Life of Speed : The Juan Manuel Fangio Story Based on a study conducted in 2016 by the University of Sheffield that determined that Juan Manuel Fangio is the best F1 driver in history, A Life of Speed : The Juan Manuel Fangio Story seeks to get inside the mind of the legend throughout...

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First Drive: MINI Electric
Mar11

First Drive: MINI Electric

Smart, green and perfectly formed, the all-new MINI Electric has arrived writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? Born out of the 1950s fuel shortages and the invasion of German bubble cars, the first Mini rolled off the production line in 1959. Now 61 years later and in response to a crisis of a different sort […]

Smart, green and perfectly formed, the all-new MINI Electric has arrived writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? Born out of the 1950s fuel shortages and the invasion of German bubble cars, the first Mini rolled off the production line in 1959. Now 61 years later and in response to a crisis of a different sort MINI’s first-ever all-electric offering has been launched. Is it a looker? Based on the 3-Door Hatch, the MINI Electric logo on...

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