Sunday 29th March 2009
Be Wiser Insurance

Motorists who want to protect the no-claims bonus on their car insurance policy may want to take extra care this week during the commute to work, it has been suggested.

The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) explained many people may find themselves driving to the office in the dark after the clocks went forward at the weekend.

It pointed out taking to the road before sunrise can pose a number of dangers.

The group said reduced visibility can make it difficult for motorists to see what is coming up ahead.

Neil Greig, IAM\'s director of policy and research, stated most accidents occur during peak hours and this will only be made worse when motorists cannot read roads easily.

He suggested: "For the first few weeks of the clock change, motorists will need to get used to driving in darker conditions and take extra care."

In other news, IAM recently welcomed assurances from the Highways Agency that its bid to reduce its carbon footprint would only see lighting on safe sections of motorway turned off.

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