Motoring Accident News
Many of us love social media sites like FaceBook and twitter, they are great for keeping in touch with friends and letting the world know what you had for lunch. However, it seems that many younger drivers are so addicted that they are even checking their status updates whilst driving.
This is a jubilee year and many people are looking back at 1952 to see how much the British Isles have changed under the benevolent rule of Queen Elizabeth II. One area that seems to have made a big change over the years is road safety.
It makes sense that as the average age of the UK’s population is increasing then the average of the drivers on the roads is also increasing.
A huge proportion of drivers are now relying on modern technology to help them get from A to B. And while, on the whole, sat-navs are one in a range of extremely useful tools available to motorists they can lead to frustration when they lead us astray.
Many drivers and driving instructors understand the need for experience of driving in many different situations to make a well rounded motorist who does not panic or startle at the slightest hint of trouble.
A significant number of drivers in the UK are choosing not to protect their No Claims Discount (NCD), a price comparison and switching company has found.
While most drivers in the UK own a mobile phone mixing the two activities can be deadly. It has been well documented in previous years how distracting talking on a mobile phone can be whilst driving, and even those using a hands-free set can still be in danger.
People who travel with their pet in the vehicle should look into installing harnesses in order to keep themselves and the animal safe, it has been claimed.
Britain's roads have continued to get safer but some remain up to ten per cent more risky than others says new research. The survey, conducted by the European Road Assessment Programme (EuroRAP) and the AA found that eight per cent of UK roads are rated as high or medium danger.
Many motorists are taking increasingly longer journeys in their vehicles, whether for work or simply a long weekend the distances travelled can be considerable.