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 …
Tags: car review, Skoda Superb
Posted on April 27th, 2015, by startrescue.co.uk
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 …
Tags: Summer driving, UK summer road trip. Motoring UK road trip destinations
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 …
Tags: Motoring Advice, Road Rage, Tips, Top 10
Posted on March 27th, 2015, by startrescue.co.uk
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 …
Tags: Easter Breaks UK, Easter drive destinations UK, Easter driving UK, Easter staycations
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 …
Tags: Bristol, Coventry, driverless car, Greenwich, Highway Code, IMI, Milton Keynes, MOT Test, Motoring, UK, Virgin
Posted on June 23rd, 2014, by startrescue
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 …
Tags: Baby born in car as police stop it from speeding, baby born in speeding car as police chase
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 …
Tags: Burning Car Lion enclosure
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 …
Tags: Top Gear special
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 …
Tags: Mandalay Rally
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 …
Tags: Flooded roads driving tips, Tips for driving through water