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Be Wiser’s Guide To Parking
Driving
Thursday 22nd October 2020
This guide will provide you with important information covering key things to consider when parking your car.
How To Ease The Stress Of City Driving
Driving
Thursday 16th July 2020
Driving on busy city roads can be a very stressful driving experience for many as it provides multiple unique challenges. In this article we will explore some ways to ease your stress on this type of journey.
Why You Should Practise Defensive Driving
Driving
Tuesday 21st January 2020
As a defensive driver, you can avoid crashes and help lower your risk of accidents behind the wheel. You can't control the actions of other drivers, but do you have control over how you operate your vehicle? In this article we explain how defensive driving can keep you safe on the road, with tips for practising it, including how to better concentrate, create a safe space between yourself and other drivers, and to not be too trusting that other people won’t make mistakes.
The Law And Using Your Mobile When Driving
Driving
Tuesday 26th November 2019
Over the last decade there has been an increase in the legislation to increase the level of safety on our roads. The introduction of smartphones, and their subsequent importance in our day to day lives, has become another dangerous distraction and influences our driving behaviour.
What Should You Do in the Event of a Car Accident?
Driving
Tuesday 24th October 2017
Being involved in a car accident is a stressful experience, especially if you don’t know what you should do or what your legal obligations are. Here we explain what you need to do at the scene of an accident.
Should Older Motorists Be Subjected To A Health “MOT”?
Driving
Tuesday 25th July 2017
Almost 90% of drivers believe compulsory eye tests for motorists would make our roads safer, according to a survey earlier this year. According to road safety officer Neil Worth from GEM Motoring Assist, regular eyesight tests are vital as more older people are continuing to drive.
5 Ways to Practise Good Motorway Etiquette
Driving
Tuesday 18th July 2017
Tailgating, middle lane hogging, and driving down closed lanes – these are just some of the annoying and potentially dangerous driving habits the police have been clamping down on.
Be Wiser’s Guide To Road Markings
Driving
Tuesday 16th May 2017
Feeling boxed in by boxed junctions? Getting red faced about double red lines? You’re not alone.
Driving Rules For Passengers: How to Be A Helpful Passenger
Driving
Tuesday 25th April 2017
Rather than being a distraction, there are ways that passengers can help the driver, making the journey safer and easier. Here are a few things you can do to be a helpful passenger.