Balloon Festival in Bristol
The hot air balloon festival took place in Bristol this year. The festival is running into its 39 year and is deemed the biggest in England and Europe. More English news : summer getaways car rental deals from England At least 130 balloons had taken part in this event which sadly cancelled their ascents due to the weather. A night glow event took place on the first eve [...]
2018 – Learners on Motorways
A new proposal being introduced next year will allow learner drivers to take driving lessons on motorways. Other UK road news : summer getaways car rental deals from Car Hire UK The instructor requires to be approved and the vehicle the driver uses requires to be dual controlled. The aim is to allow learners the necessary lessons before they pass their test to practi [...]
Speed Awareness Course Attracts 190,00
A record number of drivers have attended a speeding course which was aimed at drivers who choose this option than penalty points on their license. Back in June 2010 , the PSNI introduced the course and since then a record number 187,608 drivers have taken the course. other country news : summer getaways car rental deals Belfast International Airport Drivers who have un [...]
Cruising for under 45s
The world of cruising is not just for the retired travellers nowadays. Most passengers are deciding to cruise now as the ships now offer value for money compared to mainland Europe. Passengers are able to collect their holiday car hire from Heathrow Airport and drop off at Southampton Airport for a small one way fee to catch their ship. The cruise ships are now competing [...]
Edinburgh Airport – Minimum Age Limit?
The minimum age of a young driver in most cases from Edinburgh Airport appears to be 22 years old. The Minimum and Maximum age will be different for each hire firm that you select a quote from on bluewheels.com car hire comparison website.Any driver under the age of 25 years old will be charged a young drivers surcharge when they reach the branch to collect their rental car fro [...]
Anyone Been To Denmark?
I think nearly all of us have been to Copenhagen in Denmark. Have you heard of Aarhus? A unique city as it is has a reputation of dating back to the eighth century during Viking times.The city will certainly be well known in a few years in 2017 as it will have the grand title of city of Culture.Although the city is walkable , don't let this stop you from exploring the outskirts [...]
Vehicles Stranded on A68
Around 100 cars are said to be stuck on the A68 road which is on the borders between England and Scotland.Volunteers from the mountain rescue and police spent most of the night and early hours towing cars and other vehicles away in their 4 x 4 due to a sudden snow storm which occurred last night.Head over here to read more on the snow story. [...]
M4 Speed Officially Now 50MPH
In October 2014 four speed cameras were put in place around Port Talbot area of the M4 area. Up until now the cameras on the 2 mile stretch of road were not live.Sadly motorists have ignored the new signs to slow down to 50MPH during the two mile stretch of the road.That will all change due to the enforcement becoming live today. [...]