Monthly Archives: July 2010

Future of cars is changing

Back in the 1980s Knight Rider, a television show from the USA, starred a black Pontiac Trans called K.I.T.T. (Knight Industries Two Thousand) the car could talk, drive itself and also get its human driver out of any predicament using its onboard computer.

Over 100 years of experience

Any driver car insurance was not even invented when the Fiat Company was born. Fiat is an acronym for ‘Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino’ and translated to English, reads ‘Italian Automobile Factory of Turin’. F.I.A.T. was founded on July 12, 1899, in the Italian city of Turin, at the time the city was enjoying a good period of industrial growth.

Passing your test does not mean the learning stops

Anyone who is looking for a way to lower a motor insurance quote can do worse than taking an advanced driving course. One such course is the Pass Plus scheme which is aimed at making new drivers become better drivers.

The birth of the Beetle

Anyone who has phoned up an insurance company to purchase car insurance their Volkswagen Beetle may be blissfully unaware of how and when the Beetle was first thought of. And they may also have no idea which infamous leaders vision it was to have an affordable car.

Segway scooter to have its day in court

It is not often these days that motorists are charged with offences that have been on the statute book over 150 years, but it happened this week in South Yorkshire.

Rise in UK car sales not expected to last

Britain’s car market was stronger than expected in June, showing a surprise 10.8% rise in registrations, meaning not just a rise in people getting a motor insurance quote for a new car, but also that the car market in the United Kingdom was stronger than expected according to the SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders). However analysts forecast that demand for new vehicles will go back to a negative number during the last six months of the year, with the £2,000 scrappage incentive, which [...]

Making summer driving less stressful

Whether your car has any driver car insurance and is used virtually everyday, or is used less often, it is important to remember that the heat of summer can take its toll on any vehicle that is not looked after properly. Add to that the effects that last winter may have had on the vehicle, a breakdown may well be on the cards. However the chances of mechanical failure can be reduced by simple car maintenance that anyone can do.

Government must make road black spots safer

It would be interesting to see in a national survey of motorists how many drivers thought that motorways were the most dangerous roads to drive on. I have met countless numbers of people, mainly, but not all, women who just will not use motorways because they believe them to be death traps. I wonder, then, what they would make of the most recent report by the charity the Road Safety Foundation (RSF).