12 of the Funniest Ways to Fail a Driving Test

We’ve pulled together stories of driving test failure from the likes of AutoExpress, BuzzFeed and Veygo. By the time a driver rents a vehicle with TJS they’ll be 25 and (probably) have held their licence for a while. Which means … Read More

Is Induction the Answer for EVs?

New technology looks set to solve the single biggest issue facing the growth of electric vehicle sales. We’ve had electric vans available to rent at TJS for a few years now, but if there’s one thing that’s prevented us from … Read More

Introducing the Barnacle

Say goodbye to the wheel clamp. From now on, our parking enforcement friends may have a new tool at their disposal. You have to feel sorry for parking enforcement companies. Once they’ve clamped your rental car and charged you an … Read More

Driving On Ice

No, it’s not a new celebrity talent show (at least, not yet); it’s our annual reminder of tips and techniques for driving when the road surface gets slippery. It’s fair to say that this winter has been a relatively mild … Read More

UK motorists ignore car problems for 3 weeks

As a new study shows what happens when motorists notice a problem with their vehicle, we suggest an alternative that’ll have your car worries sorted immediately. What’s that knocking? Or that shudder? Is it you, or is the car pulling … Read More

New detectors can tell whether you’re on the phone

New tech detects the signal from your mobile and knows whether you’re using it whilst driving. You’re not allowed to use your phone whilst driving. It’s a law that applies to every driver of every car, bus, truck and our … Read More

Motoring Medication

‘Tis the season for coughs, colds and general lurgy. But be careful what medicines you take, because they could get you fined or banned. Since 2017, the DVLA reports that drug-driving related convictions have increased fourfold. We might think of … Read More

Do you really need to own a car?

We reflect on the year when car ownership really went into decline. In 1992, half of 17-20 year olds could drive. The latest figures (bizarrely from five years ago), show that had dropped to 29%. It will almost certainly have … Read More

Fear of repair costs stops 3.8 million drivers getting their car serviced

The dreaded ‘red light’ on the servicing report seems to be stopping drivers getting their car serviced at all. It’s the conversation every driver dreads. The garage phones you to tell you how your servicing is going and then there’s … Read More

2019: A Year of Motoring Silliness

It’s the end of the year. So let’s take a look back at some of the stories that raised our eyebrows this year. Elon Musk’s ‘bulletproof’ truck Cybertruck was unveiled to the world looking like a piece of set dressing … Read More

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