Category Archives: General Motoring

Getting grumps while at pumps

  With filling up with fuel turning into a shopping trip, and hose woes, motoring editor Andy Russell is running low on patience. I’m fast getting to the stage where I have had my fill of filling stations… or rather … Continue reading

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Do teeny petrol turbos fire you up?

Are little petrol engines going to be big business as drivers dump diesel, asks motoring editor Andy Russell. One question I am frequently asked by people is petrol or diesel. I reply with a question too – how many miles … Continue reading

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Rude, impatient drivers should really mind their Ps and queues

Trying to beat queues but cutting across lanes late is rude, dangerous and makes patient drivers see red – usually brake lights, says motoring editor Andy Russell. In all the years I have been driving there’s obviously a road marking … Continue reading

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Small price to pay to cut crossing delay

New Dartford Crossing payment methods mean getting across without getting cross, says motoring editor Andy Russell. It was one of those journeys – I knew roughly where I was going but the actual route had not crossed my mind. A … Continue reading

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Motoring editor Andy Russell is right on track for the start of the new Formula One season.

Sky’s limit for Brundle’s ultimate F1 circuit. Motor racing memories, good and bad, were revived ahead of the Australian Grand Prix The 2015 Formula One season roars into life with the first race on Sunday at Melbourne’s Albert Park. It … Continue reading

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Mind the gap parking or you’re in tight spot

There’s a real squeeze on decent parking spots – motoring editor Andy Russell says it’s another reason to down-size your car. More and more drivers are down-sizing cars to cut their running costs. That’s for sure but I have another … Continue reading

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Clearly case of poor sight rather than bad light driving at night

Making sure your eyesight is up to scratch for driving is brought into sharp focus for motoring editor Andy Russell. My wife had been complaining the headlights on her MINI were not as bright as they should be when on … Continue reading

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Complete colour turnaround whiter than white for car sales

White’s all right again when it comes to the top car colour and it has grown on motoring editor Andy Russell. For years I had a real aversion to white cars and it went far deeper than many people’s assertion … Continue reading

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