Author Archives: Motoring World

First Public Sighting of Steve McQUEEN’s 650CC Triumph Motorcycle on Which He Jumped in the Great Escape

A motorcycle famously ridden by silver screen icon Steve McQueen in The Great Escape is set to star in the Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elégance at Salon Privé on Thursday 30th August. The 1962 650cc TR6R, which is presently on display at the Triumph Factory Visitor Experience at Hinckley in Leicestershire, has not been shown publicly since this celluloid classic was ...

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Why Nigerian Gov Officials, Diplomats Should Ride Only Locally Assembled Vehicles

JOE OLOWOJOBA Recent news about Kojo Motors’ setting up assembly plant for Yutong Bus in Nigeria is commendable. This effort as well as that of other already existing plants will, no doubt, create thousands of jobs and add positively to Nigerian economy. Given this development, I challenge members of parliaments in states and federal level as well as politicians, Government ...

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Why You Should Not Take That Selfie While Driving

Every text, emoji and selfie that captures your attention limits your awareness while driving, putting you and those around you in unnecessary danger. Using a phone while driving slows reaction times (notably braking reaction time, but also reaction to traffic signals), makes it difficult to keep in the correct lane, and to keep the correct following distances. The hashtag #driving ...

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Rolls-Royce Builds for the Future

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that construction of a major development for the company is now underway. The district’s largest employer is building a new gated parking area on land adjacent to the manufacturing plant and head office, creating an additional 500 parking spaces. The development includes a dedicated car park for The March CE Primary School, located close to ...

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