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11 Jun 2012
As anyone knows who has been on a long journey recently fuel prices are still continuing to rise and if you happen to have to stop at the motorway services this is especially true, with prices sometimes in excess of 10p more than at regular petrol... Read more

06 Jun 2012
Many drivers and driving instructors understand the need for experience of driving in many different situations to make a well rounded motorist who does not panic or startle at the slightest hint of trouble. Many accidents could be prevented if... Read more

06 Jun 2012
Driving holidays are becoming increasingly popular nowadays. For many the easiest route is to catch a ferry or drive on to the train and hop across the channel to France. As with any travel abroad it is vital that you check up on any regional road... Read more

16 May 2012
More than one million drivers will have ditched their cars by 2016 because they will no longer be able to afford to run them; it has been claimed by a leading car sharing company. The firm predicts that as many as 38% of the UK's current car owners... Read more

14 May 2012
While most drivers in the UK own a mobile phone mixing the two activities can be deadly. It has been well documented in previous years how distracting talking on a mobile phone can be whilst driving, and even those using a hands-free set can still... Read more

02 May 2012
Despite the risks many drivers in the UK do not have adequate breakdown cover and so could spend fruitless hours on the roadside waiting for rescue. Research has shown that almost three quarters of the driving population has broken down during their... Read more

30 Apr 2012
Company car drivers are more likely to have received speeding points than other road users, claims a leading vehicle hire firm. On average around one in six drivers of company cars have been caught speeding compared with about one in ten of the rest... Read more

25 Apr 2012
People who travel with their pet in the vehicle should look into installing harnesses in order to keep themselves and the animal safe, it has been claimed. A leading animal charity says that an animal could injure itself or its owner in a smash that... Read more

19 Apr 2012
Motorists who use the country’s extensive motorway network are aware of the 70mph speed limit. However, it is painfully obvious that many of these drivers are not adhering to the limit and are in fact travelling usually around 10-15mph more and that... Read more

18 Apr 2012
Britons hate driving on the continent and nearly two-thirds admit that they lose all confidence as they roll off the ferry; despite many choosing a driving holiday as a way to save money. Almost 60 per cent say that they expect to be driving abroad... Read more

19 Mar 2012
Britain's roads have continued to get safer but some remain up to ten per cent more risky than others says new research. The survey, conducted by the European Road Assessment Programme (EuroRAP) and the AA found that eight per cent of UK roads are... Read more

06 Feb 2012
Although sometimes van drivers get a bit if a hard time, for allegedly driving badly, they still do deserve our sympathy if they are victims of crime; and according to a recent report the incidence of van related robberies is on the increase.  ... Read more

07 Dec 2011
Many motorists are taking increasingly longer journeys in their vehicles, whether for work or simply a long weekend the distances travelled can be considerable. It is not uncommon for drivers to travel more than 100 miles over a long weekend which... Read more

05 Dec 2011
Noisy cars and bikes are the second most irritating neighbourhood noise, says an RAC poll, cruelly refusing to reveal what occupied the number one slot. Technological improvements ensure that engine noise has been reduced by more than 50 per cent... Read more

01 Dec 2011
It seems that not only are cars at risk of being stolen or broken into while parked, but now a worrying increase in theft when the driver is present is bringing the driving nation to its knees. Criminals are becoming more daring and smashing windows... Read more

28 Nov 2011
Age is not a significant factor when it comes to driving, according to a breakdown organisation that rejects claims that compulsory eye tests should be introduced for over-70s. The comments from a motoring assistance organisation came in response to... Read more

23 Nov 2011
The cold winter months bring may extra hazards to drivers in the UK not least of which is the icy weather. However, motorists need to be more careful before they even get on the roads according to recent research from motor insurance companies who... Read more

21 Nov 2011
Our cars are becoming more and more filled with new technology designed to help make driving easier; electric windows, air conditioning, power steering all contribute to a better driving experience. However, it seems there is one piece of technology... Read more

17 Nov 2011
Would you pass your driving test if you had to retake it today? It seems that many drivers feel they would not be able to get through the written and driving tests and pass according to a recent report from a leading online insurance provider. The... Read more

16 Nov 2011
Every day many of the country’s motorists take some sort of medication; it may be a simple pain killer or a more robust drug like a hay fever remedy. However, it seems that some drivers are not aware of the effects these tablets are having on their... Read more

14 Nov 2011
The Home Office have revealed a “new tax” on motorists which will likely end up costing the British public even more on their car insurance premiums. Having your car stolen or involved in an accident is traumatic enough and when the police recover... Read more

09 Nov 2011
With motorists having to pay more and more to keep their cars on the road every potential saving is vital. Recent research has revealed that checking tyres could help ease the financial burden of vehicle owners. Car insurance customers can cut their... Read more

07 Nov 2011
Our car journeys seem to be taking longer and longer nowadays. There is the school run, the daily commute, the shopping trip and that is for those of us who do not drive for our job. With an increasingly sedentary lifestyle many of the UK’s drivers... Read more

03 Nov 2011
In an attempt to cut down the numbers of accidents and insurance claims involving company vehicles a new scheme may be introduced which will force drivers to pay fines. In the event of an accident the driver will pay a fine or a motor insurance... Read more

02 Nov 2011
Almost 50 per cent of drivers in the UK suffer from a recently diagnosed condition caused by poor driving posture, research commissioned by eBay Motors has claimed. Doctors warned that poor posture while driving could cause repetitive driving injury... Read more

31 Oct 2011
Young male drivers are the worst offenders when it comes to getting behind the wheel without car insurance, it has been claimed. According to the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), this particular group of uninsured people clock up some 3.7... Read more

25 Oct 2011
Commercial and personal drivers with diesel engines should have greater support from the government on diesel pricing, it has been argued. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) noted bulk diesel prices are not falling in line with oil prices,... Read more

24 Oct 2011
A mind-reading computer programme, developed by Cambridge and MIT scientists, could help reduce car insurance premiums. The software detects what individuals are thinking by monitoring 24 facial "feature points", allowing it to follow users... Read more

19 Oct 2011
Many drivers say that they feel safer when behind the wheel of their car than when travelling by train, plane or ferry, despite being substantially more likely to die. More than two thirds of all respondents to the survey said that driving was one... Read more

17 Oct 2011
Some new superminis are easy targets for thieves, according to a survey by Which? Despite their green and economic reputation these small cars could cost more in insurance payments due to break-ins. The consumer watchdog and magazine found that the... Read more

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