Car Manufacturers Are Secretly Favouring Right-Handed Drivers over Left

With the internationally celebrated Left-Handers Day coming up this Sunday, we felt it fitting to analyse the design of the UK’s car and whether it favours those who are right-handed over their left-handed counterparts. Firstly, driving on the left-hand side of the road actually dates back far before motoring was invented; in more violent times, […]

Is the UK Getting Greener? Vehicle Emissions are down 4% Compared to 2007, but Have Plateaued Since 2010

Over the last decade, the UK’s motoring industry has taken an obvious, greener, direction; cars have become more efficient, electric cars have grown in popularity and, more recently, the government are pushing for a more eco-friendly future with its proposed Diesel Scrappage Scheme. In fact, we have researched into the latest greenhouse gas emissions figures […]

Half of UK Drivers Will Only Take a Break After 3 Hours of Driving

Our latest research has found that half of UK drivers will only stop and take a break after at least 3 hours of driving. According to the Highway Code from the Department of Transport, you must take sufficient breaks whilst driving; it recommends a minimum rest of 15 minutes after every 2 hours of travelling […]

A Third of UK Drivers Will Wait for up to Two Weeks or More Before Dealing with a Check Engine Light

Our latest survey has found that a third of UK drivers will wait for up to two weeks or more before investigating a check engine light. When a car’s check engine light comes on, the issue should be diagnosed as soon as possible because it may affect the safety of the driver as well as […]

Over Half of UK Drivers Cannot Change a Wheel

According to our latest research over half of UK drivers do not feel confident changing a wheel. Whilst the basic mechanics behind the first cars are still fairly straightforward to understand, car engineering has long since developed and become more complicated. As a result, more motorists are becoming less confident at changing parts on their […]

UK Drivers Are 3x More Likely to Pull over for a Woman Than a Man, but Elderly Drivers Have the Best Chance

Our latest research has found that drivers in the UK are three times more likely to pull over to help a woman, who has broken down on the roadside, than a man. Indeed, 57% of drivers are more likely to pull over for a stranded woman, compared to only 17% being more likely to do […]

The Top Ten Car Transformations in Film History

With Optimus Prime gone, we are all on the edge of our seats for the latest instalment of Transformers: The Last Knight. And whilst Thursday is not long to wait for its release in cinema, we could all use something to distract ourselves in the meantime. To celebrate Bumblebee’s character in Transformers, we have ranked […]

7 Must-Have Gifts for Car Lovers on Father’s Day

Sunday is coming up fast and, if you haven’t already, it’s time to start thinking about that all-important gift, but what could the man who has everything possibly want on Father’s Day? Many of us spend hours browsing both online and on the high street for that perfect present and it gets harder every year. […]

7 Ways to Make Your Car Greener

With the UK’s general election just around the corner, it’s clear that the interests of the motoring industry are a recurring topic for the predominant parties. Whether ‘almost’ all cars will have zero-emission by 2050 as the conservatives have stated, or there will be a complete ban on Diesel sales by 2025, which the Liberal […]

How Many Calories Do You Burn Behind the Wheel?

After last week’s heat wave, it looks like the summer months will soon be upon us! And with this time of year comes panic for those of us who failed to uphold our New Year’s Resolutions of avoiding the chocolate, or hitting the gym every night (we knew neither was ever likely). However, it’s not […]