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A car that nurses your heart

The risks associated with an ageing population of motorists is prompting Toyota to develop cars that can nurse their drivers. The car maker fears ‘unexpected cardiac events’ will increasingly put drivers, passengers and other road users at risk and believes technology can help. Michigan Medicine researcher Kayvan Najarian, Ph.D. says the project’s goal is to “To come up with a system that…

Britain’s most ethical insurance company 2017

The ETA has been voted Britain’s most ethical insurance company 2017, sharing the title with Naturesave. The Good Shopping Guide each year reveals the good, the bad, and the ugly of the world’s companies and brands, with a view to supporting the growth of social responsibility and ethical business as well as a more sustainable, just society. Beating household-name insurance…

Win a Camelpak for this summer’s cycling

With temperatures this weekend predicted to soar, there’s greater need than ever to stay well hydrated on your bike. A Camelpak is a comfortable way to carry a useful amount of drink, and if you fill it with cold water, it acts like a cooling system for your back. On an intensive ride, you need to drink about 1 litre…

The DIY caravan that can be towed by even the smallest car

If you’re a fan of self-sufficient holidays and DIY, have you ever considered building your own caravan? The Slidavan is a lightweight 2-berth telescopic DIY caravan designed to fit on a small un-braked trailer with a gross capacity of 500 kilos. Ethical, Reliable Travel Insurance you can trust Up to 30% online discount for single-trip policies. Get your quote No…

Snap election delays mega truck trial

Britain’s snap election appears to have saved the country’s road users from the introduction of the mega truck – a type of giant articulated HGV measuring up to 25.25 metres long and weighing up to 60 tons. According to Local Transport Today, a freight company hoping to put 1,000 of the giant vehicles on British roads was close to gaining…