Monthly Archives: May 2012

White van men ditching stereotypes

Tuesday, 29th May, 2012

29 May 2012 Tweet Seeing a dirty white van with the words “clean me” scrawled into the muck is quite a common sight in the UK but a new survey has found that many van owners are now ditching the common stereotype of their Read the full article…

Londoners most frequent carpoolers

Monday, 28th May, 2012

28 May 2012 Tweet Workers looking for a cheaper way of getting to the office are choosing to join a carpool, new research has shown. A study by Direct Line has crowned London as the ‘carpooling capital of the UK’ as 22 per cent Read the full article…

Remember IPSGA while driving round bends

Friday, 25th May, 2012

25 May 2012 Tweet It may seem like second nature for car owners, but driving round corners has become the main focus of the Institute of Advanced Motorists’ (IAM) latest Drive & Survive guidelines. The organisation’s head of training, Simon Elstow, has advised drivers Read the full article…

Spaghetti Junction hits the big 40

Thursday, 24th May, 2012

24 May 2012 Tweet It is one of the UK’s most iconic landmarks, and today (May 23rd) Spaghetti Junction celebrates its 40th birthday. The originally named Gravelly Hill Interchange was first opened in 1972, and was quickly dubbed ‘Spaghetti Junction’ by journalist Roy Smith, Read the full article…