Merry Christmas!

…and Happy New Year from TJS This year, once again, we saw thousands of drivers leave our depots in Scunthorpe, Leeds, Rugby, Lincoln and Bolton in hire cars and rental vans that would take them to work, on holiday, on … Read More

Drink Driving Deaths Highest This Decade

Think drink driving is a thing of the past? Think again. For the past 50 years, the festive season has heralded a not-very-festive drink driving campaign by the Department of Transport. Back in the 70s and 80s, those campaigns were … Read More

Are Motorway Service Stations Ripping You Off?

If you’re traveling any distance in our rental vehicles, chances are you’ll need to take a break at a service station. But before you buy drinks, snacks or fuel, consider this… It won’t come as a surprise to know that … Read More

Invisible Autos – 10 Cars You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

They started out with such high hopes. Launched into the world with fanfare and excitement, and quietly dropped shortly afterwards, here are 10 cars you’re highly unlikely to find in any car rental depot… It’s easy to imagine that every … Read More

Driving Home for Christmas?

If, unlike Santa, there’s no room for all the toys and goodies in your particular sleigh, rent a bigger one. For many people Christmas means two things: buying far more ‘stuff’ for more people than you’d originally planned, and having … Read More

Why the rental van of the future might be hydrogen powered

Electric, we keep being told, is the future. But if that’s the case, what happened to hydrogen? You can’t move for electric vehicles right now. Every time you turn around, some manufacturer has launched a new one. Electric is the … Read More

Do More Speeding Tickets Mean More Speeders?

Which police forces issue the most speeding tickets in the UK – and what does that really mean? There are lots of things to consider when you take to the road in one of our hire vehicles. The driving conditions. … Read More

Emergency Vehicles – What’s the Correct Way to Respond?

All’s well on the road. Then suddenly there are flashing blue lights bearing down on your rental car and you have a decision to make. What do you do next? It doesn’t matter which of our five vehicle hire depots … Read More

Done in 10 Seconds? The Future of the Electric Vehicle

New battery tech is announced that could finally make electric the standard for hire cars and rental vans. Every week, it seems there’s another story about the potential of electric vehicles. We’ve all read predictions of increased range and battery … Read More

Why Everything You Know About Traffic Lights Is Wrong

The timing of amber lights could be about to change around the world. Consider our minds blown. Your hire car or rental van is approaching traffic lights. They’re green right now, but as you get closer, on comes the amber … Read More

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