Author Archives: Mark Thompson



Mark Thompson

Ten tips for older drivers
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Ten tips for older drivers

If you are concerned about an older driver or are yourself a more senior road user, these tips will help with staying safe on the road. They will also help you to decide when the time is right to stop driving. The numbers of older drivers on the UK’s roads is steadily increasing. By 2030 it is predicted that over 90% of male over-70s will...

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06 Apr 2014
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FIAT Through The Years

Fiat is one of the oldest of all the auto manufacturers in the world. It is also recognized as the fourth largest carmaker in Europe and the eleventh largest in the world. It was started by a group of investors in 1899 in Turin, Italy. On its way to becoming such a large company, Fiat also manufactured tractors, military vehicles, aircraft and engines for trains....

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11 Aug 2013
The Ten Greatest Kid’s Movie Characters of All Time
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The Ten Greatest Kid’s Movie Characters of All Time

Every great movie needs a distinctive character and kids’ films are no different. Unforgettable, iconic and inspiring, the best movie characters will stay with us for years. Since everyone has their own personal favourites, it’s impossible to put together a definitive list – but here are ten of the very best. 1. Willy Wonka Terrifying and charming in equal measure, Willy Wonka has got to...

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28 Jun 2013
How Much Protection do you really need?
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How Much Protection do you really need?

How much auto coverage you need depends on several factors. Being educated about these factors will help you choose the right policy with the right coverage limits. The kind of car you have What kind of car you have, how old it is and how much it’s worth all play a role in how much insurance coverage you should have. For example, if you have...

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08 Apr 2013
The Wildest Infiniti
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The Wildest Infiniti

Last March (2012) Infiniti was the talk of the Geneva Motor Show when they unveiled a non-working prototype of their new Emerg-E electric concept car.  As the photos illustrate, this is one great  looking car.  Most of the journalists attending the show agreed and wanted to see more and t didn’t take long before Infiniti obliged. Infiniti had a fully operational version to show everyone...

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25 Mar 2013
The 6 Worst Cars of All Time
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The 6 Worst Cars of All Time

Over the years, there have been many cars that were absolute disasters.  There was the 1974 Ford Pinto which would explode if you got rear-ended?  Sounds like a safety hazard to me.  How about the AMC Gremlin?  The Gremlin is probably one of the ugliest cars I have ever seen.  But what are the true worst cars of all time?  Let’s find out. (FYI:  This...

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25 Jan 2012