Almost A Million British Motorists Suffer From ?rusty Driver Syndrome? And Forget Rules Of The Road
Almost a million1 British motorists are suffering from ?rusty driver? syndrome, claiming they have either forgotten how to drive or are lacking solid driving skills.
Motorists who fail to get behind the wheel on a regular basis and suffer rusty driver syndrome as a result, could be putting other motorists at risk.
Research2 from Churchill Car Insurance reveals two fifths (42 %) of motorists who drive on an infrequent basis admit the standard or quality of their driving is affected whenever they next hit the road.
The figures also reveal that since passing their driving test, one in ten motorists (11 %) have left a gap of two years or more before getting back in the driving seat – giving them ample time to forget the rules of the road and exactly how they should keep a vehicle in check.
Frances Browning, spokesperson for Churchill Car Insurance says: ?Motorists getting back behind the wheel after a break from driving can find it daunting. Drivers need to be able to handle a range of different road and traffic situations, which only regular practice can help …
The Best of the British British Cars to Be Seen In
When you think of the world’s greatest car brands there are quite a few manufacturers that spring to mind. Amongst which you could imagine the Italian Ferrari and the German BMW but whilst a lot of these may originate from foreign countries there are still a lot of great UK car brands that are extremely popular and have been for many years.
Unfortunately in recent years a lot of UK car manufacturers have either been bought or have folded due to the turbulence of the motor industry. Despite the sale of many brands to foreign companies there still remains a British heritage which enthusiasts won’t quickly forget.
Aston Martin is as British as James Bond himself, proved by the Aston being 007’s car of choice in the James Bond films (notwithstanding a brief switch to BMW and Ford in a few of the more recent films). Aston Martin is well known for making incredibly stylish supercars including the DB9 and the Vanquish. Aston Martin is one brand that has stood the test of time and part of this can be put down to its thoroughly British image.…
New Models Boost British Car Industry – Part 1
From Bentley to Mini and electric cars to supercars, 2010 is proving a bumper year for new model launches in the British car industry.After the credit crunch inflicted temporary closures and cutbacks on the major UK car plants, a range of ground-breaking new models are breathing fresh life back into the sector.
In an exciting series of launches, all-new metal from iconic British brands like Rolls Royce, Bentley, Land Rover, Mini and Jaguar – and many more manufacturers besides – are set to roll off UK production lines.In this first of a series of articles, we take a look at new developments at two of the world’s most prestigious and revered car brands that are leading the way from the very peak of the industry – Bentley and Rolls Royce.The final appearance on the roads of Bentley’s hotly antipicated new Mulsanne will be a landmark moment in the car world – a worthy candidate, even, for car event of the year.
Not only does the company’s reputation make the all-new model very likely to be a stunning feat of engineering, but as the first big Bentley to be independently designed and …