Weather & Driving News
Motorists should take preventative action if they do not want to end up making a car insurance claim as a result of the deteriorating conditions on roads during winter, the Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMIF) has claimed.
Drivers who are considering trading in their current vehicle for a smaller model in order to qualify for cheaper car insurance and to cut other motoring costs may want to consider the iQ from Toyota.With the motor due to hit roads in the UK in January, the manufacturer has announced prices and sp
To mark Older People's Day 2008, the RAC Foundation is encouraging people to recognise the important contribution of those retired car insurance customers who become volunteer drivers.According to the group, initiatives like these enrich the lives of the motorists themselves, as well as the commu
While latest government figures have shown a reduction in the number of slight and serious on the roads, as well as a drop in the number of deaths, it has been claimed greater action is needed from businesses to reduce the number of casualties at work.RoadSafe has argued corporate action is requi
The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has welcomed the publication of the latest road casualty figures from the Department for Transport, hailing them as an "all-time low" in road deaths.According to figures from the government, road deaths in 2007 fell seven per cent to 2,956, with serious i
Motorists in Suffolk have been warned to keep their eyes peeled for bogus police cars operating in the area, it has been reported.According to the BBC, Suffolk police have stated that if an unmarked vehicle attempts to flag down a car, drivers should make sure they get the officer's identity from
A road in Lancashire is has been closed this morning due to the onset of flooding in the region, it has been reported.The Preston and Leyland Citizen has stated that the A583 in Riversway, Preston has been closed between Blackpool Road and Pedders Way while maintenance work is carried out.It may
Traffic jams lessened by 12 per cent in 2007 thanks to high fuel prices and the economic slowdown, it has been reported.The latest Journey Time Index from the Royal Automobile Club (RAC) Foundation and Trafficmaster made the discoveries, which show that congestion is easing and journey times are
Drivers on UK roads have been warned about the possibility of flash floods affecting their journeys this summer.
According to the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), there is an increased chance of such a problem occurring due to greater rainfall in the last few weeks.
Motorists are being invited to show their fun side in a new competition from automobile manufacturer Fiat.As part of the Smiles Per Hour Design Competition, drivers are being asked to submit amusing and interesting ways to pass the time when travelling.The company is offering £50,000 to the winni