Archive for the ‘Experiences’ Category

Forget that big German car: Czech out the Skoda Superb 2015

Posted on May 7th, 2015, by startrescue

The 2015 update of the Skoda Superb certainly looks like a car that should cost several thousand pounds more than it does. Thanks to the sleek Vision C concept, unveiled at the Geneva motor show last year, Skoda’s design teams …

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Top 3 British road trips that are truly ‘great’

Posted on April 27th, 2015, by

As the weather gets warmer, you may start to wile your day away by dreaming about the faraway and exotic locations you might want to visit during the summer, but the perfect trip could be closer to home than you

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Top 10 Tips for Beating Road Rage

Posted on April 23rd, 2015, by startrescue

Most drivers have experienced road rage at some point – either from within themselves, or directed at them by others.

It’s very common.

Perhaps you’re enjoying the open road, listening to your favourite tunes, when another car careens past and

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Top Five Destinations for Easter Holiday Staycations

Posted on March 27th, 2015, by

The popularity of the ‘staycation’ is continuing to rise as Brits become more and more aware of the amazing holiday destinations on their doorsteps – and Easter is the perfect time to take a break closer to home.

There are …

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Four UK locations named for driverless car testing

Posted on February 11th, 2015, by startrescue

A new Department for Transport report has stated that both the Highway Code and the MOT test will have to be amended in order to accommodate driverless cars on British roads.

The new research coincides with the news that Milton …

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Police stop speeding car just as baby is born

Posted on June 23rd, 2014, by startrescue

Newborn baby

There are very few good reasons for breaking the speed limit, but getting a mother-in-labour to hospital might be one of them.

That was the situation facing one family in Portsmouth who were rushing to the Queen Alexandra Hospital in …

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Out of the burning car and into the lion enclosure: family talk of fright

Posted on May 2nd, 2014, by startrescue

“Car catches fire at a safari park”: It’s not the kind of event you’re likely to be covered for in a standard breakdown repair insurance policy – it being the kind of situation that only trained park rangers can bring …


Burmese Daze: Top Gear’s spectacular season finale in Myanmar

Posted on March 27th, 2014, by startrescue

The BBC’s most lucrative export, Top Gear, hit our screens with a season finale that surely ranks among the show’s finest.

It wasn’t easy to top last week’s effort, but somehow they managed it. Will we ever tire of seeing …


Road to Mandalay Rally mixes racing with sightseeing

Posted on March 25th, 2014, by startrescue

The Road to Mandalay classic car rally has concluded its three-week run, and the participants appear to have loved it.

The event was the first of its kind in Myanmar – or Burma – which has only recently opened up …


Driving safely on flooded roads: top tips from

Posted on January 17th, 2014, by Ronald Carter

With over 200 flood warnings at the time of writing, most British motorists are aware of the hazards of driving in heavy rain or through standing water. If water gets into your engine or electrical systems it can play havoc …

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