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Myth busters

Many green lanes show very little signs of use, contrary to the media image of convoys of 4x4 destroying the countryside. Sadly this has become popular belief, so much is the power of the press.

Myth busters

Many lanes can take sustained use of rercreational vehciular traffic. Even lanes with a soft surface can take a certain amount of traffic leaving very little evidence of their passing. With a change of attitude and co-operation, we can all co-exist without TROs.

Myth busters

Not all green lanes are tight and narrow. Many have widths of over 40 feet, much like the rest of the minor road network. Just because they escaped being covered in tarmacadem doesn’t make them any different.

Myth busters

Byways are for all classes of user. It is the highest class of right of way and recreational vehicular users should respect all other users. Restricted Byways are for all users except recreational vehicular users, but there are sometimes exceptions to this rule.

Myth busters

The definition of a Byway Open to All Traffic (BOAT) is a highway over which the public have a right of way for vehicular and all other kinds of traffic but which is used by the public mainly for the purposes for which footpaths and bridleways are used.

Myth busters

Many unsealed roads are actually surfaced. This one is a flint track, the flint coming from the surrounding fields. Each parish would have been responsible in the past for the upkeep of their roads. Many still more sustainable than their tarmac cousins.

Can you help us?

Did you used to green lane in the 80s or 90s or early 2000’s? Do you know anyone who did? If so please email our Magazine Editor via our contact page under GLASS Officers. Thanks.

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Here is the list of shows that we will be attending in 2016. Feel free to drop by if you need any advice, buy cool new shop items, to renew your membership or just for a chat! We look forward to seeing you there.

If there are any shows not listed, but your own club has a stand at one, please let us know if you would like a GLASS presence.


27 November 2016 (10am-4pm)

The Great British Land Rover Show Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.


The following shows are confirmed for 2017:


July 28th, 29th & 30th July 2017

Billing Land Rover Fest at Kelmarsh Hall (a few miles away from the Billing Aquadrome)



If anybody would like to help out on the stand at any of our shows, please email shows@glass-uk.org


Help is always appreciated!





Non attended events (if you can help, please let us know)




Exec Meetings 2015/16

All meetings will be held at http://www.heritage-motor-centre.co.uk/ with the exception of the January meet which is being held in Warwickshire in conjunction with a rep training day. Details on the forum.

March 13, 2016

June 5, 2016

September 4, 2016 +AGM

December 4, 2016

March 5 2017