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  • Songs that make you go "Wow"
    @NMNeil"Wow" indeed! see more
  • Election 2024: Impact on motorists
    I do think that the pubic encourage them to lie, in fairness If a politician came along and promised to just bumble along as normal and nothing... see more
  • Songs that make you go "Wow"
    It may not have made it to the UK as it's Country and Western, but it caused a lot of controversy here as many C and W songs tell a story that some... see more
  • Election 2024: Impact on motorists
    I believe that Churchill said something to the effect of "There's none so hard working as a politician seeking re-election" And his classic " A... see more
  • Why do I have to wait
    We can only guess. If you want it sorted today, you need to get back on the phone and escalate it to management.. see more
  • Why do I have to wait
    I have Home Start and Key Cover, but apparent as my cars on my drive a call-out for a replacement key is not urgent, so I have to await around on... see more
  • Humour
    So the husband unwittingly upsets the wife to the point she throws him out of the house. He walks up the road a little and phones her. "Can I talk... see more
  • RAC Badge
    Dear All, I have bought this lovely old RAC badge to place on my grill of my classic car. Can anyone tell me the RAL or the colour or where to buy... see more
  • Could Someone Give me Advice on Insurance Claims Process?
    Rather than repeat it all, read my piece I put on here just a few weeks ago, it covers most aspects What to do after a crash - RAC Forum As to... see more
  • Collision when emerging from minor road to major road whos at fault?
    @TC1474 Sorry for the delayed response & thank you for the honesty. I just wanted to confirm that I received confirmation from my insurer, the... see more
  • What made me happy today
    Woke up to rain πŸ˜€ Not only because it's the first rain in about 5 months but it's going to help Ruidoso which is only about 70 miles from my place.... see more
  • Police officer's word as evidence
    Some years ago a TV company, in cooperation with the Met Police staged an abduction on a busy London street. This was immediately followed up by lots... see more
  • Election 2024: Impact on motorists
    It seems they are all making promises either that they can't or won't keep, either in improving driving conditions or reducing the cost. That's all... see more
  • The price of petrol!!!!
    In the grand scheme of things, petrol isn't really that expensive. I have always worked on the basis of: How many x could I buy in 1970 and 1980 with... see more
  • My first experience with an EV
    I was speaking to a friend yesterday, whose son has an EV as a company car. The son told him that when he test drove a few before deciding which one... see more
  • What made me happy today
    What made me happy today was our puppy waking us up with light kisses this morning. see more
  • 2024 Summer Solstice
    I went for a nice drive at about quarter to nine and got back just before 10, and it was still light πŸ‘ see more
  • The price of petrol!!!!
    Well, don’t get me started on them πŸ˜‚ see more
  • Hybrid vs Electric
    I don’t know much about cars, I thought a Prius used both at engines at the same time. Electric to accelerate and petrol to maintain speed. my... see more
  • 2024 Summer Solstice
    Today (20th June) is the summer solstice in the UK. How will you be spending your extra hours of daylight? For me, I'll be taking the opportunity... see more
  • Could Someone Give me Advice on Insurance Claims Process?
    Hello there, I recently experienced an incident with my vehicle and I am navigating the insurance claims process for the first time. I could... see more
  • Hybrid vs Electric
    I kind of think that hybrids are the "worst of both worlds" You get an electric range of maybe 25 miles, then when you use that up, you've got the... see more
  • The price of petrol!!!!
    I don't know why, but loads of people don't realise that the cost is mostly down to the government Taking away the taxes, the price of the actual... see more
  • Election 2024: Impact on motorists
    With the upcoming UK election, I thought I'd take a look at what the major parties have promised motorists in their manifesto's. ... see more
  • Hybrid vs Electric
    What you should buy depends on several things: Your budget Your average mileage Availability of charging at home LEZs Hybrids are more... see more
  • Hybrid vs Electric
    ​​​​​​​This article should point you in the right direction, it's a few years old so some of the cons are less of an issue (depending on where you... see more
  • Vehicle privacy (electric)
    Hi B, I'm not sure about different models, but the addition of a connected SIM, fitted somewhere in the car is being adopted by ever increasing... see more
  • Vehicle privacy (electric)
    Hi M, And do you press is as ordered, or just pull it out of it's socket :) 'joking' ​​​​​​​C see more
  • Vehicle privacy (electric)
    Hi M, I've seen odd bit of information, regarding our information, and what 'they' are capable of, and wonder what bits I haven't seen. I don't... see more
  • Hybrid vs Electric
    Hit me with the pro's and con's. see more