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Red crabs halt Christmas…

Red crabs halt Christmas…

  Red crabs have put a halt on Christmas… Well, the roads on Christmas Island, anyway. We all know that traffic on the roads is heavy at this time of year, with Christmas shoppers, extra freight transport, and those travelling to see family around the festive period. You see, millions of red crabs crawled across ... Read More
 
Knitting in a bus lane? That’s a fine…

Knitting in a bus lane? That’s a fine…

  It’s the moment everyone dreads – a fine dropping through your letterbox... It happens, though. Whether it’s speeding, driving in a bus lane, or running a red light - drivers make mistakes. But when a vehicle owner received a fine for driving in a bus lane 120 miles away from their home, they knew ... Read More
 
An alternative fuel with a difference…

An alternative fuel with a difference…

We’ve all heard about electric vehicles, and most of us have probably thought about when to make the big switch. But when it comes to alternative fuels, electric isn’t the only option… How about a wine powered car? No, really. Oh, and it’s Prince Charles’ car… AND it’s one of the most iconic cars of ... Read More
 
An unusual proposal…

An unusual proposal…

It might be the most important decision you ever make… Proposing, that is. And before you even get to that point, you’ve got to pick a ring out – which is probably just as important. But what if you could get your hands on an engagement ring inspired by your favourite thing in the world? ... Read More
 
It ain’t easy being green

It ain’t easy being green

The ongoing fuel crisis has been chaotic, to say the least. Well, not for those lucky enough to drive an electric vehicle. But if you’ve managed to avoid a mile-long queue at your local petrol, you’ve done well. It’s enough to make you consider going for a greener alternative… And speaking of green cars – ... Read More
 
Full steam ahead…

Full steam ahead…

These days all of the discussions around the future of cars are about electric vehicles, battery range, hydrogen cells, and then the tapering off of petrol and diesel vehicles… But what about taking things old school with a steam-powered car? Well, that’s exactly what Frank Rothwell’s decided to do with a classic Land Rover. Why ... Read More
 
Potholes, punctures and pizza

Potholes, punctures and pizza

Everybody hates potholes. I don’t think I’m alone in that… In fact, I’ve memorised where all of the potholes are on my route to work so that I can avoid them without even thinking. But one thing that people don’t associate with potholes is pizza. Well, Domino’s Pizza is changing that. They’re fed up with ... Read More
 
Safety first, always…

Safety first, always…

  Safety always comes first when it comes to driving. Or at least, it should. We’re used to dealing with risk management when it comes to driver safety and reducing risk levels within fleets is just what we do. So, when we come across things on the road that are so brazen, it’s quite something. ... Read More