Monthly Archives: June 2018

Are The Roads In Your Area Poor?

ome 10% of the road network maintained by local authorities in Great Britain is in poor condition, or has been flagged for further inspection. About 37,000 kilometres (22,990 miles) across England, Wales and Scotland fell below top standard in surveys … Continue reading

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The Dangers Of Using Your Phone Whilst Driving

THE DANGERS of driving while distracted by a mobile phone or smart watch are already well documented. But in this video, such hazards are made plain to see, when two young drivers are challenged to drive while using their phones … Continue reading

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Top Tips To Reduce Insurance Premiums

WE all know that the cost of running a car is soaring. And one of the biggest expenses to keep your motor on the road is the price of insurance – Brits are set to pay a record £900 in premiums on … Continue reading

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Don’t Invalidate Your Insurance By Doing This

New research has revealed that a shocking 15 million drivers in the UK could be at risk of invalidating their car insurance premium. Common policy errors are causing millions of drivers to invalidate their insurance premium. According to the new … Continue reading

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Can This New App Help To Identify Safe Roads?

DRIVERS ARE no strangers to using navigation apps, typing their destination into their phone in order to be told the quickest route. However, park your car and continue the rest of your journey on foot and the likes of Google … Continue reading

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New Fines Could Be On The Way

New road rules regarding motorists and cyclists are being investigated by the Department for Transport in the UK. The DfT is reviewing proposals for new road rules to introduce a minimum distance for cars when overtaking cyclists. The minimum distance … Continue reading

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New Road Signs May Be On The Way

ROAD SIGNS warning drivers to look out for hedgehogs could soon appear in an effort to save thousands of the animals each year. The number of hedgehogs in the British countryside is believed to have halved since 2000, with the … Continue reading

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Top Tips For Combating Driving Nerves

According to the results of an online survey of more than 2,000 drivers, the key triggers for nervousness include driving abroad (36%), driving in bad weather (32%), towing a caravan (30%), driving in areas or on roads we’re not familiar … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Lost Your Driving Licence?

Brits applied for 931,527 replacement licences in 2017 at a cost of £19 million. Here’s what to do if you lose yours! Hugo Griffiths, AutoExpress, reports: Official records from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) show 931,527 applications for … Continue reading

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Surprising Medical Conditions That You Must Declare

When applying for a driving licence you are required to disclose any medical conditions you have. This is because certain medical conditions could require drivers to have something in the car with them when on the road, such as glasses … Continue reading

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