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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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday 25th April 2017
In 2006, a study showed that on average, a driver engages in distracting activity once every six minutes, and 21% of crashes were attributed to driver distraction. A different study conducted in the USA found that 78% of crashes had one form of distraction as a contributing factor.