Motorists are still using mobile phones at the wheel of their cars, Auto Express magazine has reported.
Motor insurance claims across the country could be reduced as the result of a new initiative. The Community Safety Partnership and local garages have teamed up in a bid to cut car crime in the locality.
Drivers looking for new cars are often confused by the motoring jargon used by dealers and many feel completely out of their depth on the forecourt.
There are a number of reasons people risk getting behind the wheel without car insurance, according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI). The group claimed around one in 20 motorists hit the road without the necessary cover.
Van drivers are being forced to risk their own safety and others by unrealistic work schedules and overbearing management warns a new survey. The pressure they are under puts them under an obligation to drive too fast, skip breaks and take avoidable risks said the research.
Speeding is the No.1 bad habit for UK motorists according a poll by Be Wiser Insurance
Over a quarter (25.35%) of motorists admitted to speeding as their worst habit on the roads.
Fifty per cent of holiday-makers would prefer to take their travel arrangements into their own hands rather than risk flying according to a poll conducted by Be Wiser Insurance.
Treating a friend or relative to a personalised registration is a great "gift for life", the DVLA has suggested.
Nearly one in six women and one in ten men say that they have been threatened on roads in the UK says motor insurance research. The study also revealed that a large majority of people believe that the problem is getting worse.
Motor insurance customers in the UK appear to be adopting green driving techniques, according to a leading website promoting green vehicles. A spokesperson from the company said reports have shown average speeds on motorways have dropped over recent months.