On 1st of October 1908 the Ford Model T car brought motoring to a wider range of the American public. It was the first mass produced car. Although credit for the development […]
The Vintage Club display on Broad Street as part of the Orkney International Science Festival is always impressive -and 2023 didn’t disappoint. Here’s a short film of what was on show.
“What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon for the whole family, from babes in arms to possibly Deerness’s oldest resident who at 97 tapped her feet to the OTMP’s music. “
“Where do we go from here? How do we break the Gridlock?”
Transport accounts for a quarter of Scotland’s greenhouse gas emissions, with cars making up almost 40% of transport emissions. – Transport Scotland.
“The changes are intended to clarify some areas of confusion and introduce a new ‘hierarchy of priority’ which puts safety, and pedestrians, first. “
Over 100 Electric Vehicles have now been brought into Orkney through the ReFLEX project.
Here’s a selection of a few – (may contain tractors).
It was won in 48hours 48 minutes by Emile Levassor in a Panhard-Levassor 1205cc model.
On 17th of August the same year pedestrian Bridget Driscoll was killed in London when she was struck by a car that was being used as a demonstration vehicle to the public.