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What You Need To Know About Driving In Clean Air Zones
Driving Knowledge
Thursday 7th January 2021
Some local authorities are introducing clean air zones, where you may have to pay a charge if your vehicle exceeds emissions standards. This article will explain what this means, what the charges are, which clean air zones currently exist, and why these zones have been created.
Should You Buy An Ex-Motability Car?
Driving Knowledge
Thursday 17th December 2020
Ex-Motability cars are commonplace in the UK used car market, but many people don't know much about them and what good value they can be. In this article, we will cover what the pros and cons are when it comes to buying one.
Be Wiser’s Guide To Parking
Driving Knowledge
Thursday 22nd October 2020
This guide will provide you with important information covering key things to consider when parking your car.
How To Ease The Stress Of City Driving
Driving Knowledge
Thursday 16th July 2020
Driving on busy city roads can be a very stressful driving experience for many as it provides multiple unique challenges. In this article we will explore some ways to ease your stress on this type of journey.
Be Wiser’s Guide to Taking Your Driving Test
Driving Knowledge
Monday 6th April 2020
Taking your driving test can be very daunting – so much so, that less than 50% of drivers pass their test on the first attempt. In this article we will provide you with advice on what to expect during your driving test, and tips for boosting your confidence and passing. We will also explore how the driving test has changed over the years.
New Driving Laws for 2020
Driving Knowledge
Tuesday 28th January 2020
How might climate change, smart motorways and other factors change the rules of the road in 2020? A collection of laws affecting UK drivers could come into effect soon. Many of the changes relate to emissions and climate change, which is a growing issue. Furthermore, the uncertainty of Brexit throws in some complications and ever-changing car-technology also plays a role in the changes to rules and regulations of the road that motorists need to be aware of.
Why You Should Practise Defensive Driving
Driving Knowledge
Tuesday 21st January 2020
As a defensive driver, you can avoid crashes and help lower your risk of accidents behind the wheel. You can't control the actions of other drivers, but do you have control over how you operate your vehicle? In this article we explain how defensive driving can keep you safe on the road, with tips for practising it, including how to better concentrate, create a safe space between yourself and other drivers, and to not be too trusting that other people won’t make mistakes.
The Law And Using Your Mobile When Driving
Driving Knowledge
Tuesday 26th November 2019
Over the last decade there has been an increase in the legislation to increase the level of safety on our roads. The introduction of smartphones, and their subsequent importance in our day to day lives, has become another dangerous distraction and influences our driving behaviour.
Driving Knowledge
Tuesday 16th April 2019
‘Congratulations, you’ve passed’ would normally bring a smile to anyone’s face after passing their Driving Test.  Say ‘goodbye’ to your L Plates and ‘hello’ independence as you brave the open road!