The best reason for riding a motorbike – to find a boyfriend
Jul16

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 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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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 […]

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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