I know, I can’t quite believe it either. In fact I have read the statistics from the RAC over and over again and I still can’t believe it! Apparently, the single biggest item of household expenditure in the UK is now transport. Forget the four … [Read more...] about Transport is now the single biggest area of expense for UK households
It has been announced that driving under the influence of drugs is now to be added to the list of things that a motorist can be prosecuted for. Most people welcomed the news, imagining that the sight of some “coke-head” bearing down in their rear … [Read more...] about Are you a driver? I bet you are breaking the law
Last month was a very sad month for UK motorists with one of the worst motorway accidents in the country’s history. The multiple pile up on the M5 resulted in the death of seven. Safer Motorways have long held the M5 is one of the UK’s most … [Read more...] about Would you fly economy if you thought safety standards had been lowered?
The Department for Transport has announced a revolution in the way motorway accidents are recorded - and for once it is great news for motorists. Anyone who has ever been stuck on a motorway following an accident will have shouted in desperation … [Read more...] about New technology reduces motorway delays
Yesterday 3,500 people around the world were violently killed in road accidents. And the same number died the day before that ..... and the day before that. Globally, the statistics for road deaths are horrendous. In fact, someone dies in a road … [Read more...] about Imagine if ten passenger jets fell out of the sky every day.
Do you listen to football matches on the radio whilst driving? If so your insurance company may well be interested. You will be amazed to hear that football goals are the cause of around half a million car crashes or near misses every … [Read more...] about Football goals cause half a million car accidents – official
Every day, four people are killed or seriously injured in accidents involving young motorists, a recent study has revealed. Whilst driving accidents in general are on the decline in the UK, it is somewhat surprising to discover that crashes … [Read more...] about New drivers should not be allowed to drive at night.
Three recent crossover incidents on the M5, in which vehicles have smashed through the central barrier into oncoming traffic on the opposite carriageway, have left three people dead. Over the last few years, Safer Motorways has worked desperately … [Read more...] about How many more deaths on the M5 before the central barrier is upgraded?
Two women were killed when a lorry traveling northbound on the M5 smashed through the steel barrier on the central reserve and hit their Mercedes car traveling in the opposite direction. The incident happened near Frankley, in the west Midlands, … [Read more...] about Is the M5 the UK’s most dangerous motorway?
A 32-ton lorry has crashed through the central reservation of the A4 near Chiswick earlier this week killing a Japanese businessman traveling by taxi to London. Two Japanese colleagues traveling with the victim, and the taxi driver, were also … [Read more...] about Japanese businessman dies in another cross-over incident