Articles tagged Automobile Association

Page 39 of August 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, August 1931


A NEW EXPERIMENTAL MONOPLANE An Interesting Machine Built on New Principles. WHEN the Mono-Spar system of wing construction was first made public, on the occasion of the last Aero Show at Olympia, it created a great deal of interest amongst all those technically-minded people who inspected it, since it represented a clear breakaway from existing practices and principles employed in aircraft...

Page 63 of May 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 63, May 1968

Letters from Readers

N.B.—Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and Motor Sport does not necessarily associate itself with them.—Ed. The A.A. Badge Sir, Once again, I am happy to write to my favourite motoring journal, in whose pages the Editor's remarks are always studied avidly by my husband and myself. I heartily endorse Mr. Boddy's comments (and expression of distaste!) regarding the "with-it"...

Page 60 of May 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 60, May 1975

A Rallyman's guide to Kenya's

To explore the bush tracks of Kenya we used a Range Rover. eminently suitable Or this, but still nol proof against the penetrating African dust. A rallyman's guide to Kenya's exotic Safari A NUMBER of years ago, just before my first attempt at South Africa's Total Rally, I asked a colleague on the racing side what that country was like. He had been several times to the South African Grand Prix...

Page 9 of December 1927 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, December 1927


ROAD TRANSPORT LIGHTING BILL. Public Safety Flouted. The Automobile Association has written to all A.A. members who are Members of Parliament, drawing attention to the present situation in relation to the Road Transport Lighting Bill and urging their personal consideration of the public safety aspect. It is pointed out that a fundamental principle of the Bill is two front lights for all double...

Page 78 of August 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, August 1976

...and the AA Condembed - Again

Sir, I should like to endorse the views of J. L. M. Cotter on the Automobile Association (July Motor Sport). Although their services have on occasion been useful in the past to me, including the "relay" of my broken Lancia Aurelia GT from Leicester to London, I have become increasingly disenchanted with both their "selling" methods and their apparent lack of concern or initiative on matters which...

Page 68 of May 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, May 1964

Letters from Readers

N.B.—Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and "Motor Sport" does not necessarily associate itself with them—Ed. Cars as Status Symbols Sir, I am a keen reader of Motor Sport, and have now at last been encouraged to get down to what I meant to do for a very long time already, namely, write and congratulate you on the quality of your magazine. As a Lancia Flaminia Sports owner, I...

Page 51 of August 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, August 1980

Book reviews

"The AA — A History of the Automobile Association, 1905-1980" by Hugh Barty-King. 319 pp, 101/2",111/2". (The Automobile Association, Fanum House, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 2EA, £14.95). To commemorate its 75th year, the AA has commissioned this beautifully-produced book by a, to me, unknown author, who tells the complete history of the Automobile Association in considerable detail. The...

Page 17 of February 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, February 1932


THE COLMORE TRIAL. THE Colmore Trial which was instituted in 1911 by the Sutton Coldfield and North Birmingham Automobile Club (Sunbac) will be run this year on the 13th of this month. The start will be from the Unicorn Hotel, Stratford-on-Avon, and the route will be about 90 miles. The event is open to members of clubs associated with the R.A.C., and (in. the case of three-wheelers and...

Page 21 of November 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, November 1931

Stinging the Motorist.

Stinging the Motorist. COMPLAINTS from various parts of the country continue to reach the A.A. concerning the increasing demands upon motorists for the payment of fees for the parking of motorcars for short periods. These charges are being made not only in the case of open spaces to which the public has a right of access, but for parking on the public highway, in spite of the fact that no...

Page 29 of September 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, September 1931

Private Cars and Trailers.

Private Cars and Trailers. Automobile Association, in a a case recently heard at Southam, (Warwickshire) successfully defended a motorist charged with driving a motorcar with a trailer attached, at more than 20 miles per hour. The A.A. solicitor contended that no offence had been committed as the speed limit had been recently raised, to 30 miles per hour by the Minister of Transport. The Clerk to...



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