Does this story sound familiar?
“It was early evening and I was on the road for a couple of hours. I should have taken a rest break but I just wanted to get home. I felt ok – I know I wasn’t at my sharpest but home was only 30 minutes away. My eyes started to [...]
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Does this story sound familiar?
There’s nothing more frustrating than hopping in to you car (usually when your already running late) only to find it won’t start.
It’s a really annoying experience, and not one which would normally put a smile on your face, however, this story taken from BBC News may describe one of those odd occasions. When mechanic Andy [...]
New, lower, drink drive limits come into force tomorrow. Make sure you’re aware of the changes. But, as ever, the best way to be sure you’re under the limit, and to stay safe, is to simply never drink before driving.
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Motorcyclists can often be vulnerable road users. According to the Road Safety Authority’s National Motorcycle Plan 2010 – 2014 they accounted for one in ten of all road fatalities in 2009. This is especially worrying given that motorcycles only accounted for one percent of all licensed vehicles in the Republic of Ireland in 2007.
The National Ploughing Championships got off to a flying start yesterday. Around 71,000 people converged near Athy, Co. Kildare for what is considered the largest event of its kind in Europe.
The list of activities and stands goes on and on… You could start your day there munching on something delicious at the Food Village, then [...]
Did you hear about the wooden car with the wooden wheels and the wooden engine? It wooden go!
Luckily, the newly unveiled ‘Splinter Car’ – the world’s first super car to be made out of wood – has no such problems. You’d think a car made using wood would be a bit on the slow side, [...]
Summer is officially over – not that it was much of a summer! And for many parents it’s time to start back out on the road as an unpaid chauffeur doing the school run.
Keeping your children safe in the car is a top priority for every parent. But even if you think you’re doing everything [...]
Leaving Cert results, CAO offers, plans for the next few years of your life…for thousands of students all over Ireland it’s been a nervous, stressful couple of weeks.
As you take your first steps in the ‘real world’ outside of school, getting your full drivers licence may well be the next thing on your To Do [...]
Ever driven by a free parking space because it just looked too tight? Do the words ‘parallel parking’ fill you with a touch of dread? If so, you’ll probably be suitably surprise to learn that there’s a category in the Guinness World Records dedicated to the tightest parallel parking!
Earlier this year, Ronny Wechselberger a.k.a “Ronny [...]
The future of motoring could be nearer than we think – and it’s a future likely to include self-driving cars!
In June of this year the state of Nevada paved the way for the introduction of self-driving vehicles to the U.S. when it passed a new bill that would create guidelines for the safe operation of automated self-driving [...]