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How easy would it be for you to reduce your car use?

Hands up if you think the traffic on the UK roads is a nightmare!

Would it be a surprise to find out that in the last 20 years, the number of licensed vehicles in the UK has increased by 38.1 percent! As opposed to the UK population which has only grown by 15.1 percent.

Is it any wonder, therefore, that it is taking us longer to get anywhere? Not to mention our towns and cities becoming overly polluted due to 24-hour traffic jams.

But what can we do about it? Continue reading

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The Girlie Guide to … the Monte-Carlo Rally

The 2019 World Rally Championship (WRC) begins this evening, Thursday 24 January, with the start of the 87th running of the legendary Monte-Carlo Rally. This article, hopefully, will go some way to explaining the history of the event and what … Continue reading

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The Girlie Guide to … the Dakar Rally

The Paris-Dakar Rally started life after Thierry Sabine got lost, on his motorbike, in the Libyan desert whilst competing in the Abidjan-Nice Rally of 1977. Some 40 years later, it is still the ultimate name in endurance rallying, despite having … Continue reading

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Top 10 Funniest Tweet Awards – Canadian Grand Prix 2018

So, for a track that promises so much overtaking there seemed to be a distinct lack of it! 70 long laps in the Montreal sunshine, where the only excitement occurred on lap 1 and we could just and watch the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Funniest Tweet Awards – Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2018

What. A. Race! Wow! Just wow! For the second year in a row the grand prix around the street circuit of Baku did not disappoint. Safety car on lap one, plenty of overtaking, a crash, another safety car, and then … Continue reading

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Interesting car-related things I learned this month – February 2018

Ah, the start of March, the beginning of spring, theoretically. Although at the moment the UK is shivering under a blanket of cold and snow from the East. However, the beginning of the month also means another delve into some … Continue reading

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Monaco baby, yeah!

It’s the one Grand Prix most people know about and possibly the one that everyone would love to go to. But what is it that makes the Monaco Grand Prix so attractive (for want of a better expression)? Let’s be … Continue reading

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