The National Traction Engine Trust

FBHVC Drive it Day 22nd April 2012

The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs has announced that Drive it Day 2012 will be held on Sunday 22nd April 2012.

All clubs and local organisations are encouraged to hold gatherings on the day to provide old vehicle enthusiasts (including motorcyclists) with the excuse to get out and blow the winter cobwebs away, even if they only use their historic vehicle to go to the shop to buy a newspaper. A number of more formal events are already planned and can be accessed through the FBHVC website

The original Drive it Day concept was to celebrate the Thousand Mile Trial when 64 cars set off from London on 23 April 1900 on a three week reliability trial around Britain in order to promote the motorcar as a means of reliable travel to the public. Drive it Day has been held annually since 2006 on a Sunday closest to the original date.


25 Jan 2012