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.
Each year around 4.7 Million UK motorists forget to renew MOTs, invalidating their car insurance.
Recent reports have revealed that almost 20% of drivers forget their MOT renewal date, subsequently resulting in them breaking the law by no longer having valid insurance.
Christmas time brings plenty of warnings for motorists, urging them to take care on the roads and not to drink and drive. Unfortunately during this festive time it has been revealed that 62% of men would be happy to drive after drinking, while only 34% of women say they would be.