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Review: Concord Reverso Plus
Aug13

Review: Concord Reverso Plus

Suzanne Keane trys out the Concord Reverso Plus What is it? Concord have been making child seats for the past 40 years so they should know a thing or two about creating functional quality safety products.  The previous model Reverso was best known for its ability to seat children up to 23kg using isofix – most isofix seats are just rated to 18kg and the new Concord Reverso Plus follows on with this innovative lightweight design but...

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Thinking of buying a van?
Aug07

Thinking of buying a van?

    Thinking of buying a Van? Here are some ‘Van Buying Tips’ that you should bear in mind writes Suzanne Keane         Size – Overloading is both dangerous and illegal so work out the size of van you need. A good rule of thumb is to add 15 per cent more than you think you will need. Space – What will you be carrying regularly and what is the biggest load you are likely to need to transport...

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Stress on the Road
Jul23

Stress on the Road

Traffic, tailgating, slow drivers and ignorant manoeuvring are just some of the things that can lead to stress behind the wheel writes Suzanne Keane It may seem safe to scream and shout at other drivers from the confines of your own car but the anger hangs around long after they’ve driven away and that’s only going to stress you out! Awareness Keep your eyes on other drivers. If they seem distracted or disorientated keep a safe...

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Review: Axkid Minikid (2018) Car Seat
Jul17

Review: Axkid Minikid (2018) Car Seat

Suzanne Keane trys out the latest Axkid Minikid  What is it? Axkid were founded in Sweden in 2009 – with their Swedish roots it’s not surprising that their main focus is child safety on the road and promotion of extended rear facing seats. They are so committed to the cause that they have halted development of any products which would encourage parents to forward face a child before they have outgrown a rear facing 25kg seat. The...

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First Drive: Ford Focus
Jul16

First Drive: Ford Focus

Despite ever increasing sales of SUVs, the Focus is a huge­ly significant addition to the Ford line up writes Suzanne Keane What is it? 20 years after it was first launched the Ford Focus has been rebuilt from the ground up and is hoping to be as popular as its predecessors. First impressions of the new Ford Focus? The new model is wider and lower with a wheelbase that is 52mm longer than the previous version. The overhangs to the...

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