Motoring

31 May 2008

Code of Practice for Garages

Motor Codes Limited has launched the new Motor Industry Code of Practice for Service and Repair to the trade at the Office of Fair Trading in London. Over 5,500 garages ...

30 May 2008

We Brits Neglect Our Cars!

The British spend a fortune on loans and finance in order to get the flashiest motors, and yet a recent survey from www.motorinsurance.co.uk, found that many UK drivers neglect their ...

28 May 2008

Banger Or Bargain

Beauty Is Only Skin Deep Warns RAC InspectionsEveryone enjoys the excitement of buying a new car, but finding the right make, model, colour and specification at the right price can ...

24 May 2008

Skoda Octavia Scout On Test

Skoda Octavia Scout - I am not too sure when all the jokes about Skoda started, bearing in mind they have been manufacturing cars for 103 years. However, the butt ...

24 May 2008

White Cars More Likely To Be Stolen.

While white may be the new silver when it comes to car colours, drivers have been warned that not only to car thefts peak on a Monday but white cars ...

24 May 2008

Driving Under The Influence...Of Hunger

Research just out reveals that more than three quarters (84 per cent) of female motorists drive whilst hungry, despite the fact that nearly half (43 per cent) admit that it ...

24 May 2008

Driven To Distraction

The majority British motorists feel that the installation of more than 5,000 speed cameras on UK roads is having a detrimental effect on their driving. A survey by RoadPilot Ltd ...

24 May 2008

Can You See Other Drivers?

In some cases, not and worried employers are concerned that some of their employees are driving for work with dangerously poor eyesight. This is despite the fact that 84% of ...

17 May 2008

Chevrolet Epica - The Legend Is Back

Chevrolet Epica - Forget the 4X4’s, SUV’s, MPV’s, and the new breed of Crossovers. Let’s go back to basics with the good old family four-door saloon. Now not every family ...

17 May 2008

36% Of Car Driving On Business Could Be Replaced By A Telephone Call.

As fuel prices soar, a survey has found that only 28% of drivers using cars on business say that all of their journeys are absolutely necessary - while 4% say ...

17 May 2008

Banger Or Bargain?

Everyone enjoys the excitement of buying a new car, but before making that all-important decision to buy, it is advisable to check that your perfect set of wheels does not ...

17 May 2008

Foreign Lorries Are ‘Side Swiping’ £52M Off The UK Roads.

Accidents caused by foreign lorries are costing nearly £52m every year, new research suggests. According to analysis by Accident Exchange, one of the UK’s leading accident management specialists, the annual ...

17 May 2008

Blues Listeners Crying Over Speeding Fines

Research by Saga Motor Insurance has revealed that oldies are still the best with classic Meat Loaf named as the nations favourite driving song. However listeners to 'Bat out of ...

16 May 2008

This Years Must Have Car Accessory

There have been gadgets galore for the motorists, most thankfully are just a craze. Take for instance the pink fluffy dice sure to mare any forward visibility. Or the nodding ...

16 May 2008

Ford Kuga On Trial

The name might sound familiar, but this car is unlike anything Ford has brought to the UK before.Ford's previous Kuga - albeit spelt Cougar - was a big coupe, too ...

16 May 2008

Clamped Motorist Slices Car In Two

An angry motorist has cut his car in half after the DVLA impounded it on his driveway.Ian Taylor had parked his Ford Fiesta - which had been legally registered as ...

16 May 2008

Insurance - Are You Covered

According to a recent report, thousands of motorists are at risk of losing out on insurance payouts because they don’t read the small print. We look at what to check ...

10 May 2008

Chrysler Dodge Journey Tested

Chrysler Dodge Journey - The Americans’ have tried to infiltrate big, bold and brassy cars to little old England sadly with not much success. Chyrsler however, the only independently owned ...

10 May 2008

Count Your Lucky Stars

Research published today by leading motor insurer, The Co-operative Insurance, has discovered that luck behind the wheel could be written in the stars. Its survey of more than 700,000 ...

10 May 2008

All Change For The Driving Test

Transport Secretary Ruth Kelly has just announced new proposals to reform the way people learn to drive and how they are tested. Road deaths and serious injuries have fallen by ...

10 May 2008

Toyota Helps Children Shape Schools Of The Future

Thousands of schoolchildren across England and Wales are being given the chance to tackle climate change in the classroom thanks to a unique partnership between Toyota and the environmental charity ...

10 May 2008

The rise of 'White Vin' Man (and 'White Vin' Woman)

The stereotypical 'white van man' has a new, more upmarket rival according to leading high street insurance retailer Swinton. It has identified a new generation of self-employed professionals, both male ...

10 May 2008

Hidden Tax For Family Cars

Tens of thousands of families face higher motoring costs after a Government decision to include cars up to seven years old. Oh no, here we go again.The Treasury is abolishing ...

3 May 2008

Review - Mercedes SLK 200 Kompressor

Mercedes SLK 200 Kompressor - If the government get their way, cars emitting more than 220g/km will be charged a daily rate of £25 to enter London. Those cars under ...

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