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Women in the driver’s seat
Jul17

Women in the driver’s seat

The Women@SIMI, an annual event for women in the motor trade, is designed to inspire, motivate and support females as they seek greater representation in the industry Women are a driving force across the Motor trade writes Geraldine Herbert Walk into most car dealerships and you’ll be greeted by the same picture – a showroom made up predominantly of men. Is it any wonder that despite the inroads being made by women in the...

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Passing the Driving test with Chronic Dyslexia
Jul07

Passing the Driving test with Chronic Dyslexia

Dyslexia affects about 8% to 10% of the population, this month Ladybird Driving School look at some of the challenges a person with dyslexia faces when learning to drive Throughout each year pupils present to our driving school with a range of conditions and we have taught and passed pupils with Polio, Parkinson’s, Prosthetic limbs, profoundly deaf, Dyslexia and many more conditions. Patrick was diagnosed late in his teens with...

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Wheel size and car performance – an intimate relationship
Dec06

Wheel size and car performance – an intimate relationship

If you’re considering changing the wheel size of your car there are a few things to think about first. Changing the wheel size of a car can have a huge impact if it isn’t done correctly, and it isn’t as simple as buying a set of aftermarket wheels and bolting them on. Below we’ll explain some of the things you need to take into account if you want to upgrade your car’s wheels.   The need for speed If you’re thinking about...

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Nikki Hayes drives the new Toyota Avensis
Apr26

Nikki Hayes drives the new Toyota Avensis

Our Guest Reviewer, SPIN 1038 DJ Nikki Hayes has been checking out Toyota’s new Avensis This weekend I was setting off on a mini break which was going to take me to Kerry, then onto Wicklow and finally stopping in Donegal. I thought to myself, “What car is going to make sure I’m as comfy as possible with all that driving, most of it on good old bumpy Irish roads”? Enter – Toyota and the brand new Avensis. It’s always such a pleasure...

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Worst Town Drivers
Feb20

Worst Town Drivers

You will find plenty of annoying driving habits on the streets of our towns and cities, from the driver who speeds around town as if it were a racing circuit, to the one who is just too slow off the mark at the traffic lights. This is our list of the most annoying town drivers.   1)   Traffic Light Dozer The lights turn green but the driver of the car in front is too busy texting, chatting, applying make-up or just lost in...

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Our Complex Calculations
Nov20
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