Blog Archives

Spending review.

Source: Dom Browne from Transport Review. Infrastructure gets pride of place in Spending Review Dom Browne 25 November 2020 The chancellor Rishi Sunak used to the 2020 Spending Review to launch a new strategy for UK infrastructure, supported by an … Continue reading

Posted in Economics | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tailgating – incidents are declining.

The number of reported accidents in Great Britain when following too close was a contributory factor fell to 3,584 over one year, latest official figures reveal It means that tailgating accidents have halved over last five years Leading driving experience … Continue reading

Posted in automotive | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Green Agenda – PM outlines 10 point plan for green revolution

SOURCE: Dom Browne, Highways Magazine The prime minister has outlined a 10 point plan for a ‘green industrial revolution’ including bringing forward a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans to 2030.   New hybrid … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Parliamentary Advisory Committee for Transport Safety

Constituency Road Safety Dashboard – launched today Today (19th November), the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Transport Safety will meet with Roads Minister Baroness Vere to discuss the government’s policy on road safety.    To coincide with this, PACTS and Agilysis have launched the Constituency Road Safety … Continue reading

Posted in automotive | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Ten Years of the Nissan Leaf

Government announces end of sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans in ten years’ time Nissan LEAF started its electric journey ten years ago, setting a template for electric vehicle success 92% of European LEAF drivers would recommend … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Miniature Mayhem at Beaulieu

Join us from Saturday October 24th to Sunday November 1st to celebrate all things miniature with our new exhibition “Motoring in Miniature – the Toys of Your Childhood” and brand new play area Little Beaulieu. Motoring in Miniature at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu. Christopher … Continue reading

Posted in National Motor Museum | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Beaulieu launches a truly unique event.

Grab a picnic blanket and get ready to enjoy a summer’s evening at Beaulieu in the New Forest as it hosts its first ever Park & Picnic. All visitors are invited to drive into the Beaulieu visitor attraction, park-up within … Continue reading

Posted in National Motor Museum, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

David Beckham Aston Martin V8 Volante

DAVID BECKHAM is rumoured to own a vintage luxury car collection valued at $3,000,000, but this may have reduced slightly as one of them is now up for grabs on Auto Trader. Golden Balls’ own Aston Martin AMV8 Volante is currently being advertised … Continue reading

Posted in automotive | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Regional holiday travel beckons…..

Source: Ben Groundwater is my favourite travel writer at Fairfax Media and his piece today could apply anywhere in the world as the pandemic makes local travel the only serious option for the foreseeable. Dear regional Australia, I’m sorry. … Continue reading

Posted in travel | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

TfL spending will not return to pre-Covid levels anytime soon.

SOURCE: Transport investment in London is likely to fall significantly over the next few years, as Transport for London grapples with the long-term impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Public transport demand has plummeted, wrecking TfL’s financial plans, including the … Continue reading

Posted in automotive, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment