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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

5 Reasons to Watch Out For Motorcycles

The close of summer means we will be seeing fewer and fewer motorcycles on the road through the end of the year. However, that is not to say every bike will go dormant. Some riders continue to ride until the weather makes it impossible and, of course, even those who do put their bikes away for the winter will...

Would you pass your driving test today?

For those of us who have been driving for years, we think we know the rules of the road and the best ways to avoid those drivers who don't. We may be able to get ourselves from A to B safely most of the time, but are we really abiding to traffic laws? The Driving Survey Brake, the road safety charity,...

London Cabbies – The knowledge of London

Learn the facts about London Black Taxi Drivers London black taxi drivers are an iconic part of London’s roads. They are world renowned for their integrity and the level of service they provide to both locals and visitors to the most popular global tourist destination. Check out this infographic to read about it..

Driving home for Christmas

If the journey home for the holidays is a bit of a hike, you’re probably thinking about catching a train or, if home is at the other end of the country, even a plane. Quite likely, if the trip is a long one, the most favourable strategy will be to ‘get someone else to do the driving’ (or flying!). However,...

The Most Notorious Car Pile Ups in History

The first fuel powered car was designed by Benz Patent-Motorwagen way back in 1886 with Ohio City claiming the first gasoline powered car accident in 1891. Engineer James Lambert was said to be driving his very own gasoline powered buggy with James Swoveland as his passenger, when the vehicle hit a tree root Lambert lost control of the car,...

Main Causes of Auto Breakdown in Winter

The Top 9 Causes of Auto Breakdown in the Winter While ice, snow, and conditions both soggy and cold are the worst possible circumstances for a breakdown, winter means a higher incidence of car trouble. More drivers find themselves stuck by the side of the road with an ailing auto between the months of October and February than at any...

Would you pass your driving test again?

Would you pass your driving test if you took it again today? The insurance company Direct Line has conducted a survey to find out whether drivers would pass their driving test if they were to take it again today. They conducted mock driving tests on 50 drivers around the country to see how they would fare if they were sitting...

The truth about road rage

The truth about road rage: what really gets drivers and their passengers hot under the collar? Getting lost en route to a destination is the biggest cause of unrest on the roads, that’s according to a new report produced by the AA. An AA-Populus survey has revealed the most common reasons for arguing between driver and passenger. The study asked 23,085...

Preparing for your Practical Driving Test

Getting your driving licence is one of the most important qualifications you can get in life and so it is not surprising that many people get nervous before taking their practical driving test. Being nervous is natural but to help you get the better of those nerves and be more successful on test day it is important that you...

A Century of Aston Martin

Did you know that the very first Aston Martin was built 100 years ago, in 1914, at the Bamford and Martin workshops off Fulham Road, Chelsea? Exactly half a century later and another Aston Martin - which would become the company’s most famous model - had a starring role in the third James Bond film, Goldfinger (1964). In the book...