Motoring Accident News
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.
Noisy cars and bikes are the second most irritating neighbourhood noise, says an RAC poll, cruelly refusing to reveal what occupied the number one slot.
Age is not a significant factor when it comes to driving, according to a breakdown organisation that rejects claims that compulsory eye tests should be introduced for over-70s.
Our cars are becoming more and more filled with new technology designed to help make driving easier; electric windows, air conditioning, power steering all contribute to a better driving experience.
Every day many of the country’s motorists take some sort of medication; it may be a simple pain killer or a more robust drug like a hay fever remedy. However, it seems that some drivers are not aware of the effects these tablets are having on their driving.
With motorists having to pay more and more to keep their cars on the road every potential saving is vital. Recent research has revealed that checking tyres could help ease the financial burden of vehicle owners.
In an attempt to cut down the numbers of accidents and insurance claims involving company vehicles a new scheme may be introduced which will force drivers to pay fines.