However, when the toll way is complete, it will be a lot faster to get to the medical center if you live near (Texas 6) or further south on (Texas 288). But the solution to keeping residents in Pearland is to develop better mobility and improve the …
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Most police cars are Vauxhall Astras. Why not buy your own – and pretend you’re in an unmarked squad car
Top speed: 121mph
0-62mph: 10.5 seconds
Police forces around the world love flexing their muscles with a wildly inappropriate squad car. Famously, the Italian carabinieri once splashed out on a Lamborghini Gallardo (0-60mph 3.7 seconds; top speed 203mph). The German bundespolizei weren’t to be outdone, however, and soon bought a hyper-charged Brabus Rocket (3.2 seconds; 225mph). Both of these were then left for dust when Dubai’s police dept joined the race and put their officers into a Bugatti Veyron (2.5 seconds; 268mph). And if getaway drivers thought they’d have an easier time in Britain, they should note that Avon & Somerset owns an Ariel Atom (2.5 seconds; 168mph). Clearly these pursuit vehicles are the exception. Of the 19,964-strong fleet currently owned by the UK’s 43 constabularies, the bulk are Vauxhall Astras or Ford Focuses.
If you want a bike that will inspire a child to cycle, this could be it
It is a scenario many cyclists imagine as they gaze at their newborn baby: the day they can start going for bike rides with junior. Not for their child a PlayStation 4 or Snapchat: their offspring will be turning the cranks with glee. That’s the dream, anyway.
Alice, the seven-year-old I borrowed to test the Frog, is the daughter of a former bike mechanic and racer. Almost always keen to go for a pedal, she quickly tires, partly because her legs are going like the clappers – her Carrera from Halfords has twist-shift gears her little hands can’t quite turn – and partly because the adult-sized cranks force her knees up too high.