An unexpected encounter with some soggy earth during a recent road trip was a reminder to always be prepared, but also, to make the best of what you’ve got…
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about good in-car etiquette for passengers – not messing with the controls, taking your rubbish with you when you go, and so forth.
Most of us understand the importance of good manners in everyday life – not least of all because we’ve had them drummed into us from a young age…
For many of us, our motor vehicle is the second greatest purchase we’ll make in our lives… here’s how to ensure you maintain the value of your car.
It was Oscar Wilde who wrote, “I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.”
This week I decided to offer some advice to those car marketers who sit around in their warehouse offices and decide just how a car will be marketed to women.
“Gee, you’re brave …” that’s what the majority of friends, family and colleagues said, when I told them I was going back to Summernats. Alone.
Another Christmas holiday season, another wave of Australian families impacted by the tragedy of our – increasing – road toll.
Ah, the first days of the New Year. When we all promise ourselves we’ll be thinner, fitter, smarter and richer this year, than we were in the last.
Tesla, just about everyone on the planet has heard of the electric car company and all are in Wizard-of-Oz like awe… Jane Speechely gets her hands on the wheel of a Tesla Model S.
Behind the clouds of dust and dirt, what’s really going on inside a world championship rally car during the heat of the race? Jane Speechley was lucky enough to get a glimpse.
With what seems to be an ever-increasing array of choices in the new car market, how do you actually make a decision? Jane Speechley wants to talk about emotions
Jane Speechley’s first drive 2017 Holden Astra review with performance, ride and handling, safety, verdict and score.
If only everyone else out there could drive as well as – obviously – the readers and writers of Practical Motoring, wonders Jane Speechley.
After driving a series of very sensible cars, columnist Jane Speechley shares what she’s learned since stepping behind the wheel of the spirited and nimble Toyota 86.