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I Wish I Was James Bond…

I Wish I Was James Bond…

As a kid, James Bond is probably the coolest thing in the world. A spy who travels the world, has access to unlimited gadgets and drives some of the world’s most expensive cars? I’ll be honest, even now that sounds pretty cool. But for most of us, James Bond remains a character on the screen ... Read More
 
Road Maintenance Levels Fall By 45% In 5 Years

Road Maintenance Levels Fall By 45% In 5 Years

Road maintenance levels in England have fallen by 45% in the last 5 years, according to the latest data. Government statistics revealed that 3,366 fewer miles of road received any improvement work in the financial year ending April 2023. That means that when compared to the 2017/18 year, the total amount of road improvement or ... Read More
 
I’ve Told You A Million Times Not To Exaggerate…

I’ve Told You A Million Times Not To Exaggerate…

The proclaimers once famously sang that they’d walk 500 miles (and then 500 more) – and that’s a fair walk, right? But 500 miles is just a drop in the ocean compared with a million kilometres. That’s 621,371 miles if you were wondering. An entirely unfathomable distance… and it’s also the length of the warranty ... Read More
 
When One Engine Just Isn’t Enough

When One Engine Just Isn’t Enough

  There are some vehicles that encapsulate a place and time perfectly. Think vespas in the little side streets of Rome, a Ford Mustang in 1970s rural America, or a Citroën 2CV in 1950s France.  We could add plenty more to the list – Dodge Rams in the US in the 2000s, a Mini Cooper ... Read More
 
Dangerous Blind Spots Impair Almost HALF of All Drivers

Dangerous Blind Spots Impair Almost HALF of All Drivers

A recent study has found that blind spots created by a windscreen or door pillar (or by the wipers not fully clearing the windscreen) cause issues for 44% of all drivers. The report looked at how a driver’s safety is impacted by external factors, including on the vehicle and the road. Specifically, it found that ... Read More
 
What Car Does The Hamburglar Drive?

What Car Does The Hamburglar Drive?

Some of the most iconic cars ever have been driven by fictional characters. Just think of Doc Brown’s DeLorean, Batman’s Batmobile, James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 – and that’s without even mentioning Chitty Chitty Bang Bang or the Ectomobile from Ghostbusters. So, when we heard that one famous character from times gone by was about ... Read More
 
You Can Lead A Horse To Water…

You Can Lead A Horse To Water…

As the old saying goes, you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make them drink. Long before cars, vans and HGVs ruled the road, horse and cart was the prominent mode of transport for those who could afford it. These days, you might catch a few sideways glances if you popped down ... Read More
 
MOT Testing Rules To Remain Unchanged

MOT Testing Rules To Remain Unchanged

The government has confirmed that rules around MOT testing will not change following a consultation period. It comes after an announcement in January 2023 that said there were considerations over whether to reduce the frequency of MOTs for drivers to every two years, rather than annually. That was in addition to new vehicles not being ... Read More