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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Support European Day Without A Road Death
Sep14

Support European Day Without A Road Death

  All road users are being asked to support European Day Without A Road Death, known as Project EDWARD writes Geraldine Herbert   Launched in 2016, Project Edward is designed to enourage all road users to reflect on their behaviour and attitude. After all, driver behaviour remains the most important barrier to progress as we approach 2020 and its reduction targets. Drivers are unwittingly or sometimes knowingly putting other...

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Overloading your Car
Jun05

Overloading your Car

Suzanne Keane advises that when it comes to your car less is most definitely more We’ve all seen those photos of overloaded cars online  – and of course that famous Mr. Bean scene….. But is there a limit to what you can put in your car and what could actually go wrong? It’s tempting to start loading up the back seat once the boot is full but make sure you can still see out all the windows clearly and that nothing can fly forward...

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Wagonex – A new Car Subscription Service
May09

Wagonex – A new Car Subscription Service

An exciting new car concept called Wagonex is coming your way this summer writes Hannah Gordon In the ever changing world of new cars the way we own these cars could be set to change, with Wagonex the concept is simple and involves a monthly subscription. Wagonex is the first car subscription service in the UK and launching this summer it provides the consumer with a large range of cars to suit every need and budget. The financing of...

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Taxi to the kerb! As car buyers chase the new 17 plate.
Mar21

Taxi to the kerb! As car buyers chase the new 17 plate.

 A new survey reveals the most common worries for new car owners With the new car registrations released this month, it would seem many of us will be taking more care than usual on the roads as it’s revealed that 29% of men will be more cautious when parking their new car as well as 14% of women. The research conducted by OSV, the UK’s leading independent vehicle supply professionals, found that in the last twelve months a quarter...

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Peugeot 3008 wins title race
Mar07

Peugeot 3008 wins title race

The SUV pipped the Alfa Romeo Giulia for the European Car of the Year, writes Geraldine Herbert Peugeot’s new 3008 compact SUV has been crowned European Car of the Year 2017. The results were announced at the Geneva Motor Show last week and were voted on by a jury of 58 motoring journalists from 22 European countries. The 3008 pipped the Alfa Romeo Giulia, and pushed the Mercedes-Benz E-class into third place. The French SUV,...

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