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26 Sep 2012
Although there are some quite legitimate clamping firms out there who do a good business keeping the roads safe for the rest of us, there is no doubt that there are an equal number, if not more, of companies that are unscrupulous and will do almost... Read more

24 Sep 2012
We’ve all done it; whilst driving seen something out of the window and it has momentarily split our focus from the road ahead. This is very common and in fact there are certain places in the country where drivers are more likely to be distracted by... Read more

20 Sep 2012
The UK car-buying public is still interest in flying the flag when it comes to where their cars are made, a recent Auto Trader survey has revealed. The research has shown that despite the country being in deep financial straits, UK motorists are... Read more

19 Sep 2012
UK motorists are being urged to acknowledge the dangers of whiplash-related injuries amid concerns that many drivers could be vulnerable to injury by failing to take the necessary precautions.   It is thought that more than 60 per cent of drivers... Read more

17 Sep 2012
It is a question that surfaces again and again: "what is or what is not the safe alcohol limit for driving a motor vehicle".  Calls have been made for officials to revaluate the drink-driving limit on roads in the UK; people are also keen for the... Read more

13 Sep 2012
If you park regularly in the centre of your home town you are likely to know all the best parking spots, the cheapest car parks and even those little back alleys that escape the eye of the traffic warden. However, if you happen to travel to a... Read more

12 Sep 2012
UK motorists have experienced the chaos that can be the school-run; the whole subject raises emotions and opinions. In addition, many parents do not realise how much their annual fuel bills are increased by driving the kids right to the school gates... Read more

10 Sep 2012
With some of the severest winters on record in recent years it is no surprise that many of the country’s roads are littered with potholes and cracks. This is expected every year and councils usually budget for repairs during the summer. However,... Read more

06 Sep 2012
As has previously been reported the average age of motorists in the UK is steadily increasing in line with the average age of the general population. And although statistics have shown that elderly drivers have more accidents per mile they do far... Read more

05 Sep 2012
We’ve all seen them the little bunches of flowers at the side of the road and as soon as you look you know that something horrible happened to someone there; then usually we just drive off and don’t think about it again as we are safe in our car. It... Read more

30 Aug 2012
For those who have been caught out by a camera or police speed trap the consequences of a fine and three points is just something that happens. Even if you disagree with the law you are still bound by it. Most drivers will admit that some sort of... Read more

29 Aug 2012
It is inevitable that everyone will, at some time or other, have their car break down on them; often in extremely inconvenient circumstances and in an awkward place. However, many of us do not realise just how many breakdowns there are across the... Read more

21 Aug 2012
Who wouldn’t want to save a little money on their car running costs? Probably most drivers in the UK. Now there is new technology coming through that will monitor how well we drive and could save us money on premiums. The so-called “telematics”... Read more

20 Aug 2012
With most of the working population driving to and from work and many of those using their car during work hours the question ‘are you insured?’ becomes important. If a driver is involved in an accident whilst on an errand for work what is covered... Read more

15 Aug 2012
There is no doubt that Brits look forward to their two weeks away; whether it is just lounging on the beach and catching up on reading or an action packed adventure holiday. And with ease of travel nowadays more and more exotic locations are the... Read more

13 Aug 2012
Despite the recession the sales of brand new cars appear to be rising as people buy more efficient and greener vehicles. However, it seems that drivers in the UK are not very good at basic maintenance as around one in five new cars fails its first... Read more

09 Aug 2012
Although the vast majority of UK drivers would probably deny speeding if asked it is clear that many people do driver faster than the limit on many occasions. Bad news is on the horizon, however, with a new government proposal to increase fines by... Read more

08 Aug 2012
Local authorities are blaming government austerity cuts for possible decrease in road safety. In a recent report from the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety it has been revealed that many local councils are worried about budget cuts... Read more

06 Aug 2012
Everyone is feeling the pinch nowadays and the cost of everyday living seems to be rising more and more each week. As the price of fuel particularly keeps on increasing it seems that many motorists are risking a breakdown by running their cars on... Read more

02 Aug 2012
For many Brits the car is an extension of our home and thus is a source of pride and joy. However, sometimes we can get a bit lazy when it comes to cleaning out the car and probably don’t do it as often as we should. And for those of us with kids... Read more

25 Jul 2012
Many of us love social media sites like FaceBook and twitter, they are great for keeping in touch with friends and letting the world know what you had for lunch. However, it seems that many younger drivers are so addicted that they are even checking... Read more

23 Jul 2012
In an unusual step by the Government, to reduce “Red Tape” the roads minister has announced that from November many older cars will not have to take an MoT test. Cars manufactured before 1960 are the focus of this new move. The minister commented... Read more

19 Jul 2012
While many would agree getting on two wheels is a great idea to save money and help the planet; however, some cyclists seem to be taking advantage of cars and not obeying the rules of the road just to get ahead. A recent survey by a leading UK road... Read more

16 Jul 2012
This is a jubilee year and many people are looking back at 1952 to see how much the British Isles have changed under the benevolent rule of Queen Elizabeth II. One area that seems to have made a big change over the years is road safety. The... Read more

12 Jul 2012
Britain has some truly lovely countryside and one of the pleasures for many of us is to take a leisurely drive down a leafy lane or rural side road and admire the view. However, increasingly our county’s beautiful vistas are spoiled by thoughtless... Read more

11 Jul 2012
It may not seem surprising that millions of cars fail their annual MoT as there are an estimated 34 million on the roads of Britain today. However, a recent report has shown that some cars are more susceptible than others to problems. An online... Read more

09 Jul 2012
A recent report by the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) and the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) has blamed poor planning for the escalating problem of parking wars in some areas of the country. As some motorists have... Read more

04 Jul 2012
Safety cameras are often a sore point for Britain’s drivers as many of us have been caught out and had to pay a fine for a seemingly minor incident. However, it seems there is a growing number of younger drivers that are actually in favour of safety... Read more

02 Jul 2012
Many of us have come to a junction and thought we have looked both ways but then are surprised to see another vehicle bearing down on us, of course, it is almost always the other guy’s fault. A new report backs up this theory as it states that more... Read more

29 Jun 2012
It makes sense that as the average age of the UK’s population is increasing then the average of the drivers on the roads is also increasing. New technology and medicine is now extending lives and this means that more and more people are living well... Read more

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