Life Motoring

Thursday 21 November 2019

Cribbing drives partners around the bend

Criticising your better half's driving can, well, it can drive you to distraction.

In a survey for road safety organisation and breakdown cover company GEM Motoring Assist, 74pc said their partner 'assessed' their driving when they are in the car.

Almost half admitted such carry-on led to heated discussions and debates.

As you'd expect, 50pc admitted that disagreements over driving in the car made them feel stressed and tense while at the wheel. The danger is that such distractions could affect concentration.

Audi turn on power with Q3 RS

THE RS Q3 is the first Audi to get Audi's high-performance RS makeover and will debut at Geneva next month.

It follows the SQ5 Tdi, only its gets the 2.5-litre, 5cyl petrol (306bhp, 0-100kmh in 5.5 secs).

Audi intends to double the number of sport-utility vehicles by 2020 to meet perceived growing demand in the market for posh crossover motors.

Toyota appoints new dealers

Toyota has appointed Lambe Brothers car sales, Arden Road, Tullamore, Co Offaly, and Moore's of Carlow, O'Brien Road, as dealers.

Irish Independent

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