Presumably, you’ve never wondered who was behind designing the road signs that line our UK carriageways. However, the lady responsible has just won an OBE at the ripe old age of 80.
Neil Lancefield, Yahoo! News, reports:
Using your horn should only be used to alert another road user, or pedestrians, of your presence. Although, many drivers use their horn to express frustration, whether that’s encouraging someone to pull off faster from a set of lights, or angrily beeping when someone cuts in front.
Making phone calls through your car, or connecting your music to your car from your phone is becoming more and more common. But with phone technology advancing quicker than car technology, how can car manufacturers ensure that your new phone can connect to your car in the future.
The wait is over, and the new Top Gear has been aired with Chris Evans and Matt Le Blanc taking centre stage. But general consensus is that it’s left the British public a little disappointed.
Gerald O’Donovan, The Telegraph, reports:
When was the last time you took your caravan out? Tyres that have been stationary for long periods of time can often end up with weak spots, even if the tread seems good. So be aware of the risks, especially if you’re planning a longer journey.
Yahoo! News reports:
With less law enforcement on our roads, does this mean a potential increase in drink driving, speeding, drug use and distraction when behind the wheel? For those safer drivers amongst us, it sounds a little concerning.
Yahoo! News reports,
We all know at least one person that’s had the misfortune of being a sitting duck on the hard shoulder.
The cost of fuel has risen steady, fluctuating along the way, but ultimately leading to higher prices in the long run. But interestingly, the overall annual cost of fuel appears to have reduced.
Rob Hull, The Mail Online, reports:
The summer months are fast approaching, and this means the potential for road trips – whether that’s within the UK or venturing out to Europe. But as with any long journey, conducting the necessary checks on your vehicle before you leave is a must.
Gareth Herincx, MSN news, reports: