road safety

British insurers ask for driverless car data 0

Driverless car technology is becoming closer and closer to becoming an everyday reality; the changes necessary in the rules of the road however, still appear some way off. The insurance industry has issued a demand for more data from carmakers, regarding accidents involving driverless vehicles, with specific attention to whom or what was culpable. Insurers(…)

Britain has the angriest drivers in the world 0

It’s official, British drivers are worst at keeping their cool on road. Studies revealed that Britain is the worst when it comes to road rage, not just in Europe but in the world. Europe occupying the majority at the top France and the Czech Republic came in second and third place. Clearly these are positions(…)

Tips for passing your driving test 2

Your driving test can be one of the most nerve racking experiences of your life. This article will give you a few tips to help ease your nerves and give you more chance of passing. In order to pass your driving test you can’t make more than 15 minor faults. One serious or dangerous fault(…)

Good 4 Tyres 0

Every motorist’s tyres need inspecting fairly regularly. Tyres will of course wear down naturally with time and certain driving habits, such as aggressive driving and harsh braking. Checking tyres for wear and tear is essential for drivers and passenger’s safety and it is also against the law not to comply with the specified tread depths.(…)

New drivers and penalty points 0

It has now become common knowledge that new drivers can’t afford to clock up 6 points within the first two years of them passing their driving test. Why? Because they risk becoming a learner driver all over again. That means taking both their theory and practical test all over again as well as having to(…)

New speed limits 0

The speed limits on Britain’s roads haven’t changed but the guidelines have. What does that mean? Well if motorists are caught driving over the speed limits then the punishment rules come under a different framework. Police Forces who decide to sign up are indeed allowed to enforce their own limits but these new guidelines have(…)

Follow safe driving practices to avoid mishaps 0

Nearly all motorists on a daily basis are guilty of certain driving habits can potentially lead to crashes, near misses or even fatalities. Some of these bad driving habits are not even considered as mistakes by many drivers as it comes to them as their second nature. Adjusting all the side mirrors and rear view(…)

Car Safety Technology 1

There are many new advanced technologies which have been implemented within cars to provide safety for drivers and passengers. These features are standard within most new cars and are being utilised effectively, preventing accidents, near misses and fatalities. Electronic Stability Control is built within all new vehicles. It’s a piece of technology that is used(…)

Dangers of potholes 1

Recently it was announced that councils are to get an extra £100m to sort out the hazardous potholes around Britain. At first this sounded like great news to many road users for obvious reasons. However it was discovered that billions of pounds are actually need to bring the roads up to an acceptable standard. This(…)