Motoring Accident News
If you’ve involved in an accident and you’re unable to call the emergency services, you will undoubtedly rely on members of the public to step in and take control. But what if you have an accident in a more remote location? This is where ‘eCall’ technology really can save lives.
New research has found that men are more than twice as likely to write off a car than women.
Ted Welford, MSN news, reports:
Tiredness kills. Although this is a well-known campaign, unfortunately some drivers still fail to stop and rest at correct intervals, and some may not realise just how long they’ve been behind the wheel.
Rob Hull, The Mail Online, reports:
Learner drivers are currently not allowed on motorways, but it looks as though that’s set to change.
Neil Lancefield, The Independent, reports:
Taking a road trip with friends is probably on the cards at some point this summer, and whilst it might sound like a good idea to just follow your friend’s car, as they know the way, it’s important for every driver in the group to plan their own route.
Using your mobile phone whilst driving is both illegal and dangerous. Even when not in use, mobile phones create a distraction with constant notifications, but luckily Apple has provided a solution within their latest update.
Neil Lancefield and Martyn Landi, The Mirror, reports:
It’s important to update both the theoretical and practical driving tests so they remain relevant to our changing roads. However, changes due to take place in December to the practical driving test have received mixed responses.
Rob Hull, The Mail Online, report:
Are you confident that you’re fitting your child’s car seat properly? Well, perhaps you might want to check it again as The Daily Mail Reports that 6 of 7 car seats are fitted poorly!
Ray Massey, The Daily Mail, reports:
Unfortunately, rage road remains a problem on British roads. Whilst being on the receiving end is intimidating and no doubt infuriating, it’s important to be able to take it down a gear and take the higher road.
Lucy Taylor, MSN news, reports:
Our emergency services work hard to keep us safe, and quite often with ambulances, time is critical in saving lives. So, what if our roads changed to make it more difficult to let ambulances past? People fear that designated, curbed off cycle paths may be doing just this.