Smoking while behind the wheel reduces the level of concentration as well as posing a fire risk from falling hot ash – both of which could easily result in an accident. Driving while trying to multi-task is not a safe option - yet many still do.
Even though there are millions of pounds spent every year on improving the road conditions throughout the UK, there are still numerous accidents that could have been avoided.
Christmas is a time of parties and social engagements. It’s also a time which could have serious implications for drivers.
Recent surveys have revealed that drivers are dicing with danger getting behind the wheel when stressed, with more than a third of motorists admit they drive more erratically when they feel stressed.
According to statistics young drivers double the risk of fatality or serious injury when driving at night.
Five million UK cyclists may be putting themselves and others at risk because they do not have basic third party insurance cover.
Car insurance firms are rejecting around a thousand claims a year because they say motorists are lying in an effort to cut policy costs.
‘Fronting’ happens when a young person buys and registers a car in their own name, but the insurer is falsely told that a parent is the main driver.
Many families and homes are destroyed each year due to horrific house fires, but by ensuring that you make regular and thorough checks, you can make sure that you, your family and your home are safe.
Motorists should check car windscreens and wipers for wear and tear and replace them if necessary as driving conditions worsen in the winter months.
It has recently been revealed that more than half of UK motorists think the driving test is too easy. With as many as 89% of those who have passed the test in the last two years saying the test should be tougher.