Be Wiser Insurance asked the UK motoring public whether they always remember to wear a seatbelt.
An unsurprising 95% responded that they always wear their seatbelt - but almost all those who commented mentioned the few occasions where they wouldn't.
Its official British Summer Time has gone. The clocks have gone back an hour and the country is back to GMT. This means that many drivers will now be travelling home from work in the dark with the increased risks this can bring.
The technology behind hybrid cars is improving every year and so is the awareness of British drivers about the impact their vehicle has on the environment.
Hurricane Gonzalo has recently been pounding the UK with high winds and squally rain showers so now is a good time to review autumn driving and how to keep safe.
The motoring.co.uk website has some helpful tips:
While many motoring news outlets have been reporting that cheaper, smaller engines aren't always as efficient as larger, more expensive ones – Be Wiser would like to point out there are less expensive ways of lowering your fuel consumption.
And some of them are embarrassingly simple.
Thousands of drivers on the country’s roads are not being prosecuted for speeding because their foreign driving licences are not registered with the DVLA, a leading motoring organisation has revealed.
A news article on the Motoring Research website covered the full story:
Younger drivers in the UK are increasingly turning to telematics to reduce their insurance costs. Electronic devices including accelerometers and GPS trackers are fitted to cars to monitor and encourage good driving behaviour.
A news report on the Car Site has more details:
The Government is warning UK drivers to be wary of copycat websites charging for free services such as driving licence renewal and driving test applications. These services can be done safely and for free on the official site.
The Telegraph have published the details in a news report:
An independent research group has found a huge discrepancy between official MPG figures and those in the real world, and that this difference can mean that downsizing might not save you money – as conventional wisdom suggests.
According to a recent survey of 2,000 women, by a well-known car rental company, many see their perfect man as driving a convertible.
The results were reported in an article on BT lifestyle: