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Electric scooter share schemes offer no panacea

As many cities around the world seek to tackle air pollution and congestion, but at the same time stubbornly overlook the bicycle as a solution, companies like Gogoro are presenting electric vehicle share schemes as the answer to clean and efficient mobility. Gogoro’s electric scooters address range anxiety by using swappable battery packs that can be replaced at roadside kiosks.…

Zpurs: A spur to organised footwear

Zpurs is a unique and simple way of transporting your shoes, boots or high heels however you travel. British firm Neatcleats has developed Zpurs as a simple clipping mechanism for just about every type of shoe that allows you to clip your footwear wherever you like. For those who use cleats, they’re a great way to carry alternative shoes for…

Police drone to target speeding motorists

A new police drone will take to the skies above London later this month to help collar speeding drivers – the first time such tech has been used to target dangerous motorists in Britain. Once a dangerous driver has been spotted by the drone, which is equipped with a night-vision camera, officers in traffic cars will intercept the offender. According…

Sleep under the stars: Hammock up for grabs

This one-person hammock from Quechua measures a roomy 260 x 152cm and is fabricated from comfortable soft-touch polyester. Sling it up between trees in your local park or take it further afield in place of a tent. We have one to give away. To be in with a chance of winning a hammock, simply leave us a comment below and…

Driving in France 2019

If you’re one of the five million British motorists heading to France this year, the ETA Guide to Driving in France is a free e-book packed with information. However many times you’ve embarked on a Gallic driving holiday, with recent changes to French law it pays for even the most experienced driver to brush up on the rules to avoid…