• cars,  Lifestyle,  transport,  travel

    Driving on the right side of the law

    As I have mentioned in a few previous posts, after almost 20 years I have recently started the learn to drive, and amongst the minefield of actually learning to drive, there is also the task of learning the law when it comes to the road. Speed limits, things that you can and can’t do are all things that you need to learn in order to be driving safely, and not risking points on your precious licence. But a recent study by  SimpsonMillar.co.uk shows that breaking the law whilst driving is easier to do than you might think, especially as there are some pretty strange laws about. They have put this…

  • cars,  Lifestyle

    Who’d be a learner driver?

    At the age of 41 I am about to become a learner driver all over again, 20 years after I first started taking lessons. Now I know that is some gap, but I do have my reasons…well a reason, for this. I took lots of lessons 20 years ago and felt really confident and ready to take my test. I’d drove at rush hour, on dual carriageways, on the busiest of roads at the busiest of times. Then a set of traffic lights, a rather busty barmaid and one distracted driver managed to scare me off the roads for twenty years. Intrigued – then read on… I was on a…