Category Archives: Ford

Paint it black

Ford Model T

2008 looks like being a memorable year for many reasons.

For starters it’s the year that most of my colleagues decided to postpone their retirement because of the disastrous stock market crash.

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Not in my territory

Ford Territory Ghia RWD (Stretched)

There is a Mother Goose nursery rhyme that goes, “There was an old woman who lived in a shoe. She had so many children she didn’t know what to do.”

Coming from the 17th Century she didn’t have to worry about how they all got… Read More »

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Clive drives New Zealand: Part 2

Ford Territory TX AWD

“Longer, lower, wider” was once the catch-phrase of US car makers. It seemed that every new model could only get bigger until even Los Angeles parking spaces were too small to accommodate their super-sized occupants.

Ford Australia bucked this trend and has had phenomenal sales success… Read More »

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Clive drives New Zealand: Part 1

Ford Territory TX AWD

I thought I’d found utopia when I read the sign at the AJ Hackett bungy centre in Queenstown. It read, “Please let us know if you have any of the following medical conditions: eg fragile skin, bone disorders, dislocations or pregnancy. These disorders do not necessarily… Read More »

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Exploring the North Pole

Ford Explorer XLT

Every child knows that Santa lives at the North Pole, but very few children ever get to go there, let alone make the journey by car.

My sceptical colleagues told me to expect Eskimos, Polar Bears and nuclear submarines at the top of the world, but my children… Read More »

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    Medical Motoring is an online record of the articles written by Dr Clive Fraser and published in the Australian Medicine magazine by the Australian Medical Association.