With the incidence of casual car crime on the increase driver should be more careful about what they leave in their cars whilst they are unattended.
Nearly three quarters (72%) of UK motorists feel bright lights and the low position of the sun are the most dangerous aspects of Autumn driving, according to a recent poll by Be Wiser Insurance.
Motorists in the UK could soon be subjected to random roadside testing as part of a new national initiative to rid drink-driving from highways, it has been reported. According to the report ministers are considering introducing the assessments in areas where the offence is expected to occur.
New research has revealed the worst habits of British drivers on the road. With more than 180,000 accidents happening on Britain’s road each year it is worrying that so many drivers are not concentrating on their vehicle.
People who do not wear helmets while on their motorbike or bicycle are risking their lives, according to a British triathlete. Sue Bathgate broke her shoulder and suffered a bruised hip when she fell from her vehicle during a race in Hamburg, a news report has stated.
A recent report has claimed that parents who teach their children how to drive may be passing on their own bad habits.
Countryside roads in the UK are mainly dangerous due to the behaviour of young and inexperienced motorists, according to a new study.
Car insurance companies may think twice before providing cover for modified vehicles, it has been claimed. According to an online motor community website, young drivers are normally associated with the souped-up cars and as such, the motorists receive a raw deal.
Road safety officials have commented that the employers of occupational drivers need to make sure that they are being looked after. In a recent report it was revealed that around a quarter of road deaths in the UK involved someone driving for work.
Police have now got access to the national motor insurance database and have the power to seize uninsured vehicles, a spokesman for the British Insurance Brokers' Association has pointed out. Seized vehicles can then be impounded or even crushed if found on the road with no insurance.