Month: September 2018

Singing Roads

Instead of putting rumble strips on a road in a small Dutch village to warn drivers who veered onto the hard shoulder officials installed musical strips. Workers painted the stretch of road near the village, Jelsum, to “play” music from the regional anthem when tyres rumbled along the raised strips, but within days the local… Read more »

Ducks and Trucks

A policeman pulls over an old man in a pickup truck because the bed of his truck is full of ducks. The officer says, “Sir, it is unacceptable to have this flock of ducks in the back of the truck  take them to the Zoo this instant!” The old man confirms that he will and… Read more »

Top Sellers in Europe 2018

So what is selling best in 2018 top of the pack is the VW Golf being the top seller in Austria, Belgium, Germany , Latvia , Luxemburg and the Netherlands. Next up we have the Skoda Octavia in Croatia Czechia, Poland Switzerland and the Fabia in Slovakia. Renault Clio top sales in France, Portugal and… Read more »

Extra large at McDonalds

Extra large at McDonalds and that is not upgrading your fries and drink but rather paying for the large extra bill of hitting your car off a bollard , while going through the drive through and that could add up to over £500.00 The golden arches  is not the only place where this happens figures… Read more »

Range Rover Velar

The Range Rover Velar , is the mid sized SUV snuggly fitting in between the Evoque and the Range Rover Sport. This is a stylish car  and not too eye watering price at £45000 , with its sloping roof and slight point gives it a real head turning look. The entry level 2.0 litre diesel… Read more »

Solving Pot Holes

This winter I got caught by a pot hole for the first time with a busted tyre , living in countryside they are everywhere and this pesky one was large and full of water disguising  itself and puddle. What is the cause of that cause so many motorist so much misery and expenses , they… Read more »

Happy Birthday Yaris – Y20

To celebrate their 20th birthday of the Yaris, Toyota has revealed a limited-run version of the Yaris supermini all to be revealed next month. This anniversary model Y20, has just 1998 commissioned to commemorate the launch date, it comes with dual tone body , 16 inch 10 spoke alloy wheels , grey front grille, a… Read more »


1. The world’s first speeding ticket was issued in 1902 How fast was the offending motorist travelling? A whole 45 miles per hour 2. 1 in 4 cars on the UK’s road were made in China Which is a lot, given that there are around 35 million cars in the UK. 3. 1 billion cars… Read more »

10 Weeks On

It takes just 10 weeks for bad habits to take up their place after a new driver passes their test , from not checking mirrors , to forgetting the 10 to 2 position on the steering wheel. A recent survey have found that just after four months of driving , some drivers admitted to bad… Read more »

Auf Wiedersehen to the Beetle

Volkswagen have announced , it is calling an end to the production on the Beetle , bringing to a close an 80 year reign, the car began it journey in the 1940s under the Third Reich designed by Ferdinand Porsche instructed by Adolf Hitler it became the peoples car it continued its popularity through the… Read more »