Why is my Ford Kuga burning?
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Google announces its most common motor-related searches of the last decade, and some of them are definite eye-openers. We live in a world where the answer to virtually any question is just a quick Google away. Let’s be honest, the … Read More

Putting a stop to idling
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Using our rental cars or vans to make deliveries? Don’t keep them running when you park up. Most of us, it’s probably fair to say, know what idling (in a motoring sense) is. It’s stopping the car but keeping the … Read More

Helicopter rental: the solution to road congestion?
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Maybe it’s time we branched out and looked up… There’s a reason car and van rental is on the increase, and it’s not just a matter of the cost of buying or long term leasing. It’s the fact that, if … Read More

Breakdown season – tips to stay safe
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You may not realise it, but there’s a breakdown season – and we’re in it right now. So here are tips to ensure you stay safe on the road this summer. About this time every year, our large car rentals … Read More

Flexible vehicle rental for flexible work
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How van rental and car hire can help meet your vehicle needs in the age of flexible working. Once upon a time it was all so simple. Give the sales team a company car each. Give everyone else the use … Read More

What difference would a 20 mph speed limit make?
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As the Welsh First Minister suggests 20mph should be the default speed limit for residential areas, we ask what difference would it make if 20 mph was adopted across the UK? It’s not as if 20 mph zones are a … Read More

How to beat the bank holiday traffic
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What’s the best way to get to your bank holiday getaway without sitting in hours of queuing traffic? You’ve hired the car for a big weekend getaway. Or perhaps you’ve rented a minibus for shenanigans on a grand scale. And … Read More

Pavement parking – a plea for common sense
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If parking on the pavement is made illegal everywhere, the move will affect many of the people who hire our cars and vans. So we’d like to make a plea for a balanced approach. We know pavement parking is a … Read More

Parking fees set to jump
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Watch where you park your hire car or van. Local councils look set to dramatically increase the cost of parking. The age of austerity hasn’t been a great deal of fun for anyone, and that’s certainly true for local councils, … Read More

The lanyard hazard
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If you’re driving one of our hire cars or rental vans whilst wearing a lanyard, best take it off… We’ve never done a formal survey of this, but we’d say it’s a fair bet that a significant number of the … Read More

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