It takes motorists just 10 weeks to become a ‘bad driver’ after passing their test
Apr20

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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Hybrid theory – We look back on the success of the Toyota Prius
Jan31

Hybrid theory – We look back on the success of the Toyota Prius

Toyota’s Prius was the world’s first mass-produced hybrid and set the standard for others to follow Back in the Seventies and Eighties Toyota was the most conservative Japanese carmaker. Nissan was aggressively exporting their cars while Honda was keen to show everyone how technically clever it was by building F1 cars and introducing variable valve […]

Toyota’s Prius was the world’s first mass-produced hybrid and set the standard for others to follow Back in the Seventies and Eighties Toyota was the most conservative Japanese carmaker. Nissan was aggressively exporting their cars while Honda was keen to show everyone how technically clever it was by building F1 cars and introducing variable valve timing and four-wheel steering. Toyota, by contrast, tended to introduce...

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How UK drivers can prepare for winter more effectively
Dec13

How UK drivers can prepare for winter more effectively

The temperature is gradually dropping so its time to prepare for Winter With in-car technology and driving safety features becoming increasingly advanced, motorists on the UK’s roads are better protected than ever before. Despite this, adverse weather conditions cause significant disruptions year after year. Some vehicles such as the Jaguar E-PACE are better equipped to […]

The temperature is gradually dropping so its time to prepare for Winter With in-car technology and driving safety features becoming increasingly advanced, motorists on the UK’s roads are better protected than ever before. Despite this, adverse weather conditions cause significant disruptions year after year. Some vehicles such as the Jaguar E-PACE are better equipped to handle low traction situations, but despite this, drivers in the...

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Sing your way home for Christmas
Dec10

Sing your way home for Christmas

It’s that time of year again, so what do you sing along to on the journey home for Christmas. As UK motorist plan to cover an average 100 miles over the festive period we want to know what festive tune do you listen to in your car! Leave a comment in the box below of your […]

It’s that time of year again, so what do you sing along to on the journey home for Christmas. As UK motorist plan to cover an average 100 miles over the festive period we want to know what festive tune do you listen to in your car! Leave a comment in the box below of your favourite Christmas track Some classics include Chris Rea Driving Home for Christmas Band Aid Do They Know it’s Christmas Time Mariah Carey All I Want for Christmas...

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Motorcycle Live 2018
Nov18

Motorcycle Live 2018

Anyone interested in motorbikes will surely know that the annual Motorcycle Live show is on at the NEC this week, on until Saturday 24th  you still have time to get yourselves there as our reporter Lara Platman says there are some bargains to be had, stunning bikes to see and a whole lot of bikes […]

Anyone interested in motorbikes will surely know that the annual Motorcycle Live show is on at the NEC this week, on until Saturday 24th  you still have time to get yourselves there as our reporter Lara Platman says there are some bargains to be had, stunning bikes to see and a whole lot of bikes to try your hand at. As a new rider I am particularly keen to ‘sit on’ bikes to see if my feet are comfortable on the floor at standstill,...

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