Accessibility

We strive to make the Top Gear website accessible to all of our users, including those with visual impairments, hearing impairments, motor skill impairments or learning difficulties. If you have any comments or suggestions on how to make this site more accessible, please contact us.

Access keys

Access keys let you navigate around the Top Gear website without using your mouse. They can be used to jump directly to different sections of the site or certain areas within a page.

Access keys
Access key Function
0 Go to the accessibility help page
1 Go to the homepage
2 Skip to main content of current page (for non-visual browsers)

How to use access keys in your browser:

How to use access keys in your browser
BrowserWhat to do
Internet Explorer 5+ (PC)Hold down the ALT key, press the number of the access key, release both keys then press ENTER
Netscape 7 (PC)Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key
Firefox, Mozilla (PC)Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key
Firefox, Mozilla (Mac)Hold down the CTRL key and press the number of the access key
Safari (Mac)Hold down the CTRL key and press the number of the access key
OperaHold down the Shift key and press Escape, release both keys, then press the number of the access key

Notes

Please note that some assistive technology tools such as the IBM HomePage Reader and WindowEyes already make use of the alt+[access key] combinations. As such, users of these tools will not be able to use these access keys.

Changing text size

Most of the text on the Top Gear website can be resized using your browser.

How to change the text size in your browser

How to change the text size in your browser
BrowserWhat to do
Internet Explorer 5+ (PC)
  1. Open the "View" menu with the mouse or by pressing ALT + "V".
  2. Select the "Text Size" option with the mouse or by pressing "X".
  3. Choose your preferred text size with the mouse or by using the up and down arrow keys and pressing "Enter" or by clicking on it.
Netscape 7 (PC)
  1. Click on the "View" menu with the mouse or press ALT + "V".
  2. Click on the "Text Zoom" option with the mouse or press "Z".
  3. Click on the text size you want with the mouse or use the up and down keys and then "Enter" to select the text size you want.
Firefox, Mozilla (PC) Press CTRL and "+" to increase the text size, CTRL and "-" to decrease the text size.
Firefox, Mozilla (Mac) Press CTRL and "+" to increase the text size, CTRL and "-" to decrease the text size.
Safari (Mac) Increase or decrease the text size with "Apple" and "+" and "Apple" and "-".
Opera You can increase or decrease the size of both text and graphics using the numberpad "+" and "-" keys.