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It's that time of year again, with wind, rain and possibly snow making the morning commute and indeed all transport experiences decidedly harder to deal with. As far as many of our motorbike breakdown cover customers are concerned, it's time to store the bike away and forget about it until Spring. But while riding a bike in Winter doesn't sound like fun, in some ways it is an ideal period to ...
Recovery crews have been called out to numerous blown over vehicles on Scottish roads in the last 24 hours, as Storm Henry continues to lash the north and west of Britain. Wind speeds of up to 90mph are being recorded in Scotland, as thousands of homes are without power and authorities continue to warn against travelling. Bridge and road closures are likely during rush hour, while a number o...
A man has received £41 in compensation after claiming that the adhesive on a parking ticket damaged his windscreen. The man, who has not been named, made a profit of £16 after his parking ticket penalty of £25 was taken into account. The original £50 fine was reduced thanks to an early payment discount. The motorist lodged his complaint with Canterbury City Council, saying the sticky bit on ...
New Delhi, India (zeber/Bigstock.com) Delhi has launched a pollution-cutting scheme that has forced half of its private cars off the road. The 'odd-even' rule sees cars with an odd number plate permitted to drive only on odd numbered days – while those with even-numbered plates can only be driven on even numbered days. The experimental scheme has been initiated in order to tackle Delhi's a...
Here's a look at how we've helped Macmillan Cancer over the last year 2015 has been a very busy year for the startrescue.co.uk team, not least because we embarked on a major new partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support. We decided to fundraise for this long-established UK charity because of the excellent work they do in helping people across the country fight cancer. The charity provides...
Paul Walker (s_bukley/Bigstock.com) Porsche is being sued by the father of actor Paul Walker, who died after crashing his Carrera GT two years ago. Walker's father says his son would have survived if the Porsche had been fitted with proper safety features. Walker's father, also called Paul Walker, is the executor of his son's estate. The actor, best known for his role in The Fast and th...
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