Thursday, October 29, 2015

Into winter, time for common sense driving

The time has shifted, and suddenly we're not just driving into the winter months, it actually feels like it, writes Brian Byrne, as publisher of Irish Car+Travel magazine.

Looks like it in the golden leaf colours. Sounds like it as our tyres swish through fallen leaves. Smells like it as people start lighting the more than occasional fire. So rather than go on the car review trail this week, I'm writing about keeping safe on the road in what are more difficult conditions, bound to get worse.

That extra darkness in the evening. Even if you're on the commute in reasonably lit areas, there's something different about it. Not least the ...