Monthly Archives: April 2012

Made to measure scheme for specialist car insurance?

Monday, 30th April, 2012

Some people struggle getting car insurance due to the vehicle they drive. When playing Grand Turismo 4 you don’t have to worry about insuring your Japanese import Toyota Celica or your lowered VW Golf GTI modified with 19″ alloys and a whale fin spoiler, however in real life the insurance may be as expensive as Read the full article…

New Road Safety Bill

Monday, 30th April, 2012

Will the new Road Safety Bill make our roads any safer? The UK has one of the best road safety records in the world and the Government is committed to continuing improvements, with a proposed reduction of 40% on annual road deaths by 2010. The proposed 2005 Road Safety Bill promises to make our roads Read the full article…

Second Branded Cab for ChoiceQuote

Monday, 30th April, 2012

2nd branded taxi takes to the streets of Manchester After the success of their first branded black cab in Manchester, ChoiceQuote have introduced a second branded taxi to the streets of Manchester. The cab will be based around Manchester International Airport and Manchester City Centre and will help to futher increase awareness of ChoiceQuotes taxi Read the full article…

Quote unquote to beat the winter blues

Monday, 30th April, 2012

ChoiceQuote guarantee to beat any motorcycle insurance renewal quote this winter Every year significant numbers of riders ‘hibernate’ their motorcycles over the cold winter months. Many will fail to renew their motorbike insurance during this time, preferring to wait until the spring, when they will recommence riding. That means gambling that their machines will not Read the full article…

Brits preferring smaller vehicles

Monday, 30th April, 2012

30 April 2012 Tweet Size may not be everything in the motor industry as many Brits are now choosing to buy smaller cars to cut down on fuel consumption. A survey by Confused.com found that 70 per cent of motorists are deciding to pick Read the full article…

1.8m Brits don’t know how to change a tyre

Monday, 30th April, 2012

A punctured tyre maybe the last thing on a motorist’s mind when they get in their vehicle, but it can leave many drivers stranded. Research by Kwik Fit has found that many of the UK’s car owners are ill-prepared for the event with 1.3 million unaware if they Read the full article…

Somerset taxis “hurt” by volunteer drivers

Friday, 27th April, 2012

27 April 2012 Tweet Prime minister David Cameron is a firm believer of the “Big Society” and has always maintained everyone is “in this together”, however a Glastonbury taxi owner believes that some aspects are harming the industry. Speaking to the Central Somerset Gazette, Read the full article…

MG lands ‘concept’ award

Friday, 27th April, 2012

27 April 2012   Tweet   MG has beaten off the likes of Mercedes, Lamborghini and Honda to land a prestigious design award at the Beijing Motor Show. The British manufacturer has claimed the coveted ‘Best Concept’ award for its Icon vehicle and received great praise from judges at the awards ceremony which included officials Read the full article…

Brits easily dodging parking fines

Thursday, 26th April, 2012

26 April 2012 Tweet Getting a parking ticket can be one of the most infuriating things in life, but a study has found that many have been successful in dodging the incurred fines. Research by Sheila’s Wheels found that one in 12 UK motorists Read the full article…