Monthly Archives: October 2012

Morecambe residents win in taxi rank battle

Wednesday, 31st October, 2012

31 October 2012 Tweet Businesses and residents in Morecambe have scored a major victory after plans for a 24-hour taxi rank were withdrawn. Proposals had been unveiled to set up a facility on Queen Street within the heart of the town which would encompass Read the full article…

ABD: Faster motorway speed limit requires trials

Tuesday, 30th October, 2012

30 October 2012 Tweet The Department for Transport’s (DfT) proposed 80mph speed limit on motorways requires trials, according to the Association of British Drivers (ABD). Officials at the ABD have condemned the DfT’s attempts to nobble these types of trials, and noted that extensive Read the full article…

Saab gives drivers a helping hand in winter

Monday, 29th October, 2012

29 October 2012 Tweet Saab drivers bracing themselves for the unsettled weather that comes with the colder months are being given a helping hand. The manufacturer is offering all of its customers the opportunity to have a winter check and top up at any Read the full article…

Witney taxi drivers want further rank expansion

Friday, 26th October, 2012

26 October 2012 Tweet Councillors in Oxfordshire have agreed to extend a taxi rank in Witney, but drivers believe that this does not go far enough. Officials at West Oxfordshire District Council stated that the current facility in Market Square would be expanded while Read the full article…

FTA: Fleet owners need to be cautious over winter

Friday, 26th October, 2012

26 October 2012 Tweet Fleet owners across the UK are being made aware of the dangers involved with their drivers being on the road in adverse weather conditions. Temperatures across the country are beginning to drop with parts of Northumberland and Scotland experiencing freezing Read the full article…

Caution advised for driving in the dark

Thursday, 25th October, 2012

25 October 2012 Tweet The winter months are approaching, and with the clocks going back early on Sunday (October 28th) morning, it will be getting darker much earlier across the UK. With this in mind, drivers need to be much more careful while out Read the full article…

Vauxhall van drivers to access DAB radio

Thursday, 25th October, 2012

25 October 2012 Tweet Vauxhall van drivers could soon be benefiting from a whole new audio experience as part of a new upgrade. The company announced that it will be offering DAB digital radio installations for owners of Astravan, Corsavan, New Combo, Vivaro and Read the full article…

Friends and family influencing car buyers

Wednesday, 24th October, 2012

24 October 2012 Tweet Picking out a new car can be a difficult and stressful experience with a host of different factors that need to be taken into consideration. While some people ponder what specification, mileage and even colour they want for their latest Read the full article…