Archive for the ‘Experiences’ Category

3 Unforgettable Driving Routes in the UK

Posted on July 23rd, 2015, by Craig Hindmarsh

Snow covered Llanberis Pass, Snowdonia, North Wales

With motorways criss-crossing the British landscape and connecting all major destinations, it’s easy to forget the natural beauty that exists beyond. So why not stray from the path for one of these unforgettably …

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Couple lay in crashed car for days after emergency call

Posted on July 10th, 2015, by startrescue

A dead man and a badly injured woman may have been lying in their crashed car for days after police did not respond to an emergency call.

“Ongoing missing persons search”

On Monday police appealed to members of the public …

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Rescuing dogs from cars: can you break-in legally?

Posted on July 3rd, 2015, by startrescue

Blessed as we are in the UK with a cool, temperate climate, the flipside is that sudden hot weather can take us by surprise. One of the problems that come with an otherwise welcome heatwave is the plight of pets …

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Oligarch’s Off-roader: Bentley Bentayga Prototype Driven

Posted on July 2nd, 2015, by startrescue

According to consumer research by Bentley, there is definitely a market for an ultra-luxurious 4×4. Souped-up, gold-painted Range Rover Sports will not be enough for the tycoons, sheikhs and rappers of tomorrow. Indeed, Rolls Royce and Lamborghini have come to …

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Note to self: don’t park in disabled spots (video)

Posted on June 29th, 2015, by Craig Hindmarsh

Illegitimate use of a disabled parking space in the UK is viewed dimly by the authorities, who can levy a fine of up to £1,000 on offenders.

In Brazil, however, they appear to deal with such drivers a little differently. …

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40pc of motorists express distrust in used car dealerships: survey

Posted on June 23rd, 2015, by startrescue

40 per cent of motorists would not use a second hand car dealership again following an unsatisfactory previous experience, a new survey has revealed.

Yet despite negative feelings towards car dealers, the report found there is a great deal of …

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Glasgow man uses Facebook to recover stolen car

Posted on June 15th, 2015, by Craig Hindmarsh

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A Glaswegian mechanic who had his car stolen in broad daylight has successfully recovered his vehicle after turning to social media.

It took Jamie Rooney, 22, just 12 hours to find his Peugeot 206, which was taken by …

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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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Paws for thought: dog drives tractor onto M74

Posted on April 23rd, 2015, by startrescue

Collies are highly valued by farmers across the UK for their sheep-managing skills. But one collie named Don revealed a rarer ability, after getting behind the wheel of his farmer’s tractor – and causing the machine to crash onto the

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Show me the Yuan: Chinese driver visited by 17 girlfriends in hospital

Posted on April 10th, 2015, by startrescue

For any motorist, finding oneself in hospital after a car accident is a nightmare scenario, but for one Chinese car-accident victim, it was only the start of his troubles.

Mr Yuan’s doctors contacted his loved ones after a car accident …

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