It takes motorists just 10 weeks to become a ‘bad driver’ after passing their test
Jun25

It takes motorists just 10 weeks to become a ‘bad driver’ after passing their test

It takes motorists just 10 weeks to become a ‘bad driver’ after passing their test, according to research. A study of 2,000 car owners found the average new road user lets bad habits creep in less than three months after ripping the L-plates off. And one in 10 even admitted they began to forget what they learned two weeks or less after passing their test. Not holding the steering wheel in the correct ’10 to 2′ position and...

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Car Chat with Dr Pixie McKenna
Mar08

Car Chat with Dr Pixie McKenna

We talk cars , gadgets and dream locations with Dr Pixie McKenna Dr Pixie is best known for her work on the Channel 4 series, Embarrassing Bodies and is the author of Dr. Pixie’s First Foods Your current car – Love at first sight or just a means to get from A to B? It’s a […]

We talk cars , gadgets and dream locations with Dr Pixie McKenna Dr Pixie is best known for her work on the Channel 4 series, Embarrassing Bodies and is the author of Dr. Pixie’s First Foods Your current car – Love at first sight or just a means to get from A to B? It’s a Landrover Discovery which I share with my husband so rarely drive! I’m safer driving a bike he says! What does it say about you? Probably that I’m an idiot because...

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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 […]

 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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