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There’s a Surprise

May 17, 2024 Longrider 9

ARC Vehicle has filed for bankruptcy. Arc Vehicle, the brand behind the Vector, used funding from Jaguar Land Rover in its initial start-up phase before […]

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Dear DVSA

May 15, 2024 Longrider 10

This letter is sellotaped to the window of the local test centre. Yes, it’s dated February, but I don’t usually go into the waiting room, […]

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Can’t Argue With That

May 7, 2024 Longrider 12

Arrogant Vile. Jeremy Vine exploded with rage over a video featuring a cyclist colliding with a vehicle, like he had done himself last year. The BBC Radio […]

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When the Phone Rings

March 26, 2024 Longrider 7

Unless I recognise the caller’s number, I usually reject the call. I had just renewed my motorcycle insurance and thought it might be them calling […]

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Element D

March 18, 2024 Longrider 14

The CBT course is divided into five elements. Element D is where we talk about the road. This includes such things as visibility, vulnerability, the […]

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Parallel Universe

March 12, 2024 Longrider 21

Reality and fantasy are colliding here. Petrol and diesel cars will be eradicated “long before” the current 2035 new combustion engine car ban in a major blow to […]

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Um, No.

March 2, 2024 Longrider 11

We know when someone is trying to sell us a pup. Drivers are shunning electric vehicles (EVs) because they are ‘scared of change’, according to […]

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Another One Bites the Dust

February 29, 2024 Longrider 7

And another one gone… Car makers from Mercedes-Benz to Ford are delaying or scrapping further electric vehicles (EVs) as demand slows in Britain and abroad, […]