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Geely offers buyers the option of contactless home delivery, involving drones
Driving Safety
Friday 3rd April 2020
In the line with the effects of COVID-19 and the development of an expansive online sales system, Chinese car manufacturer Geely have launched a contactless home delivery system. This system is said to directly deliver new vehicles to people’s homes or place of work as opposed to a dealership.
Car infotainment systems create worse reaction times than drink and drug driving
Driving Safety
Wednesday 25th March 2020
Tests have shown that reaction times were five times slower for those using infotainment systems in cars than a person drug or drink driving. Shockingly, further tests showed that reaction times when using touch controls rather than voice control were found to be worse than texting while driving.
Will roads be full of electric scooters under proposed plans?
Driving Safety
Monday 23rd March 2020
As part of the new government ‘transport revolution’, plans have been laid out to allow electric scooters on UK roads. Transport booking systems and medical delivery drones have also been mentioned as ways to revolutionise our transport systems. Trials for e-scooters are to begin soon in four major transport zones.
Motorists rally against dangerous road signs in nationwide campaign
Driving Safety
Friday 6th March 2020
It can be frustrating when road signs are out of date, unclear or damaged, especially if you are relying on them to direct you during a journey. A nationwide campaign has been launched to help with this problem, encouraging road users to report signs that could increase driver stress and even make our roads less safe.
Tesla cars save families from being crushed by tree in Storm Dennis
Driving Safety
Wednesday 4th March 2020
Tesla Model X’s automatic brakes saved two families from being crushed by a 400-year-old oak tree during Storm Dennis.
Drink-driving crashes have increased 4% year on year
Driving Safety
Monday 24th February 2020
Recent road crash figures have shown that drink-driving is still a prominent and problematic issue.
Councils are urging child seat manufacturers to recycle old seats
Driving Safety
Monday 17th February 2020
Millions of child car seats end up in landfill every year, which equates to a lot of recyclable material being wasted.
38 people have lost their lives on smart motorways in the last five years
Driving Safety
Friday 7th February 2020
There has been serious concern expressed about the levels of safety for motorists using smart motorways.
Mass MOT cancellations due to faults found on testing centre lifts
Driving Safety
Wednesday 5th February 2020
Following investigations into Northern Ireland’s MOT test centres, vehicle lift faults have become a cause for concern in terms of safety.