Victoria Beckham ‘petrified’ by son’s interest in motorbikes

Posted on October 23rd, 2014, by Craig Hindmarsh

Brooklyn Beckham (kathclick/Bigstock.com)

Exemplifying many mothers’ fears, Victoria Beckham has spoken about her concerns over her son, Brooklyn’s, desire for a motorbike.

A source reported in the Sunday Mirror said, “David and Victoria would never want to stop their children …

Argentina demands apology from BBC over Clarkson’s “false accusations”

Posted on October 22nd, 2014, by startrescue

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There’s no such thing as bad publicity – or so goes the old adage, one which may have crossed the mind of the odd BBC executive as Argentina’s ambassador to the UK arrived at the Beeb to make a …

Audi to make driverless cars EXCITING?

Posted on October 22nd, 2014, by startrescue

Audi RS7 (bettorodrigues/Bigstock.com)

To those among you who really love driving – the wind in your hair, the thrill of acceleration, the growl of a decent engine – Google’s cartoon-like (and completely driverless) bubble car may seem like somebody’s trying …

David Brown Speedback GT is a beauty, but is it worth the price tag?

Posted on October 21st, 2014, by startrescue

With the new Speedback GT from David Brown Automotive, the aim was to create a car that looked like it just drove off a 1960s James Bond film set – but with the mechanical engineering of a much more modern …

As Hurricane Gonzalo approaches, are your tyres safe?

Posted on October 20th, 2014, by startrescue

Ensuring your tyres are roadworthy is important all year round, but it is particularly crucial as we head into colder months.

The issue was highlighted last week by tyre safety organisation TyreSafe, which discovered after a freedom of information request …

Is a 1967 Volvo really the fastest car in Britain

Posted on October 17th, 2014, by startrescue

Volvo Amazon (Maksim Toome/Bigstock.com)

If you had to guess the brand of the fastest car currently residing on these shores, what might you venture? A Ferrari? A McLaren P1?

Well if you chose anything other than a 1967 Volvo Amazon, …

October fuel prices: UK still 4th most costly petrol in Europe

Posted on October 16th, 2014, by Craig Hindmarsh

As many of our breakdown cover customers can attest, there are lots of great reasons to head to the continent for a road trip. The weather – even now in October – is certainly one of them, along with the …

Old tax discs selling on eBay for up to £50

Posted on October 15th, 2014, by startrescue

For some of our car breakdown cover customers, ‘tax disc’ has become something of a dirty term in recent weeks.

First of all, second hand car sellers discovered that they are not able to pass on any remaining road tax …

Road trip: Barcelona to Seville

Posted on October 13th, 2014, by startrescue

Seville, Spain (vichie81/Bigstock.com)

Spain has long been the place for British holidaymakers and, considering the huge array of natural and cultural attractions it offers, there is little wonder why.

But with so many legendary cities and stunning beaches along the …

The end of driving expense forms? Masternaut app makers think so

Posted on October 13th, 2014, by Craig Hindmarsh

A new app from European telematics provider, Masternaut, has been launched, aimed at making driving expense forms a thing of the past.

The new mobile app is able to log the mileage of drivers automatically while on the road.

The …