Why does a motorcycle sit up and run straight, if the front brake is applied in a bend?

Why does a motorcycle sit up and run straight under heavy front braking? This article, which is in two parts, explains why: • Part A: This gives a non-technical description of what happens; • Part B: This gives a more technical description of what happens, and why it happens. Those interested in ‘what happens’ should […]

RAC on line: ‘Young drivers could be banned from driving at night!’

Source: RAC on line. In a recent report, the Department for Transport (DfT) announced it is considering plans to introduce a graduated licence scheme for new drivers. But experts warn that the system – which would include a raft of new restrictions alongside a night-time ban – could put youngsters off driving entirely, severely limiting […]

Mirror on line: ‘Driving with an unrestrained pet in your car could invalidate your insurance!’

Source: Mirror on line. Families heading out on staycations and day trips this summer are being reminded to keep an eye on their pets to avoid a hefty fine on the road. As the school holidays kick off, parents should be aware that travelling with their dog in the passenger seat could risk a £5,000 […]