Car service offers transport and companionship to the elderly
Dec08

Car service offers transport and companionship to the elderly

 Driving Miss Daisy offers an innovative approach to transport the elderly and mobility-impaired Launched in the UK in 2014 Driving Miss Daisy has already marked its 30th franchise.  Synonymous with and inspired by the Academy Award winning film, which featured Morgan Freeman as a driver for his elderly client, the Driving Miss Daisy idea originated in Canada with just a single vehicle, now developing in to a global franchise. UK...

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Is this the end for the red traffic light?
Jul27

Is this the end for the red traffic light?

It would be the dream of many drivers to be able to get from A to B without ever needing to worry about getting stuck at traffic lights. This fantasy could soon become a reality, thanks to an initiative by Ford and Jaguar Land Rover entitled the Green Light Optimal Speed Advisory. Join vehicle hire […]

It would be the dream of many drivers to be able to get from A to B without ever needing to worry about getting stuck at traffic lights. This fantasy could soon become a reality, thanks to an initiative by Ford and Jaguar Land Rover entitled the Green Light Optimal Speed Advisory. Join vehicle hire specialist Northgate as they delve into what this project entails and whether it really means the end for the dreaded red traffic light....

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79 years old Rosemary Smith proves age is just a number
Jul13

79 years old Rosemary Smith proves age is just a number

At 79 years old, rally driver Rosemary Smith is proving age is just a number as she fulfills her lifelong dream of driving a Renault Sport Formula One Team car! As part of Renault Sport Formula One Team’s 40th Anniversary celebrations, the team at Renault UK saw an opportunity to make this dream come true for the rally-driver, arranging […]

At 79 years old, rally driver Rosemary Smith is proving age is just a number as she fulfills her lifelong dream of driving a Renault Sport Formula One Team car! As part of Renault Sport Formula One Team’s 40th Anniversary celebrations, the team at Renault UK saw an opportunity to make this dream come true for the rally-driver, arranging for her to get behind the wheel of a Renault Sport Formula One Team car, while also comparing notes...

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The best reason for riding a motorbike – to find a boyfriend
Jul06

The best reason for riding a motorbike – to find a boyfriend

Lara Platman discovers the many benefits of gaining a motorbike license  It has been a while since I have been on a date and wondered what ingenious ways I could conjure up to acquire one. I remembered when I was riding a twist and go Vespa Scooter in London years ago I would quite easily […]

Lara Platman discovers the many benefits of gaining a motorbike license  It has been a while since I have been on a date and wondered what ingenious ways I could conjure up to acquire one. I remembered when I was riding a twist and go Vespa Scooter in London years ago I would quite easily meet people at traffic lights, so with this in mind I set to gaining my full motorbike licence and decided this might be a jolly good idea indeed –...

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Price trumps safety as UK’s safest used first car is revealed
Jun29

Price trumps safety as UK’s safest used first car is revealed

Price,  the cost of insurance  and running costs are the top three selling points when buying a first car according to a new study released today by Co-op Insurance to mark the announcement of the insurer’s Top 5 Safest Used First Cars. Young drivers are willing  to compromise on safety when it comes to buying their first […]

Price,  the cost of insurance  and running costs are the top three selling points when buying a first car according to a new study released today by Co-op Insurance to mark the announcement of the insurer’s Top 5 Safest Used First Cars. Young drivers are willing  to compromise on safety when it comes to buying their first used car and instead price (75%), the cost of insurance (63%) and whether a car is cheap to run (43%) are the top...

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