UK roads are the most congested in Europe with no less than four of our cities appearing in the top 13 busiest urban areas. Based on a survey by Tom Tom which monitored speeds across European towns and cities,we are sad to report that London … [Read more...] about UK roads are the worst in Europe.
A young man died on the A329M near Reading when his vehicle crossed the carriageway and hit a Ford Transit van traveling in the opposite direction. The response from the general public was immediate. “Why has the Council not installed concrete … [Read more...] about Failure to install concrete barrier costs another life
It’s not you that’s the problem - it’s the other drivers on the road. How often have you heard that one? We all doubt the skills of the other road users around us and over the years we have developed a series of simple hand gestures to help us … [Read more...] about Did you pass first time?
There you are, driving along, minding your own business and your mobile phone does that little “buzzy-jiggy-thing” and emits some random mind-numbing chime that drives everyone but the phone-owner nuts. Yes, another absolutely essential, … [Read more...] about “TEXT-DRIVING” is the new “DRINK DRIVING”
Here’s a good Trivial Pursuits question. “If, before you set out on your journey, you knew that there was a chance you would have to either sleep in your car or abandon your car and walk home, what would you take with you?” Score yourself one point … [Read more...] about No grit – but drivers are as much to blame
Other countries, more used to heavy snow falls and ice, do not expect their roads to be constantly gritted or snow-free during the winter. Instead the emphasis is on “driver preparation” and a (legally required) spare set of winter tyres. But did … [Read more...] about Winter tyres are the answer.
Sadly, most of us have less money in our pockets right now than we usually do. But that doesn't eliminate the need for the must-haves in life. And if you need a car, well, you NEED a car. Consequently, most of us will will look for a nice second-hand … [Read more...] about Second-hand Cars – Used and Abused?
It may sound as convincing as Vanessa Pheltz asking you to cut down your calorie-intake but the youngest driver in Formula One has a very palatable approach when it comes to addressing teenagers and their bad driving habits. This month, former world … [Read more...] about Lewis says ‘Slow Down’!
How many times have we seen it? People using their mobile phones whilst driving, eating at the wheel – even reading a newspaper in slow moving traffic? But one task that's currently getting more tarmac time than any other is applying makeup in the … [Read more...] about You Couldn’t Make It Up
Well it looks like summer is over. I know, “WHAT summer?” I hear you cry! Well, whether you had the sun-roof open or not, the summer season is certainly on its way out now - and it's hello winter. Winter spells plenty of trouble for motorists, … [Read more...] about Top reasons for breakdown call outs – and how to avoid them