Following an announcement that parliament are considering doubling driving licence penalty points from 3 to 6 for using a mobile phone, a new survey of 1000 UK adults by intelligentcarleasing.com paints a revealing picture of mobile phone usage while … [Read more...] about Male and Young Drivers Didn’t Get the Message, New Study on Mobile Phone Usage While Driving Reveals.
“OK Spock - we’ve joined the motorway. Federation Rules clearly state that we get into the outside lane as quickly as possible and immediately switch off all mental processes”. “Chekov ... Disengage brain, go to warp factor 70 - and stay as close … [Read more...] about Motorway madness.
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”
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
It seems that the rules on drink driving are forever becoming more stringent as the government crack down on alcohol unit consumption and roadside breathalyser testing. Unfortunately, the problem of driving while under the influence of drugs has … [Read more...] about Don’t Drug Drive
We've all experienced it on the motorway. A classic Sunday Driver who takes their pastime of dawdling down country lanes to new heights by inflicting their selfishness and potential dangers on the fastest roads of Britain. It's probably one of the … [Read more...] about Don’t Hog The Middle Lane!
The government has been accused of 'milking the motorist' after it materialised last month that speed cameras are bagging £10,000 for the Treasury every HOUR. Home Office figures show the number of fixed penalty notices handed out for speeding has … [Read more...] about Speed Cameras Bag £10,000 Every Hour
So you think a £60 parking ticket is a bit harsh? In that case, you might want to double-check the expiration date on your driving licence photocard before you risk the possibility of a whopping £1,000 fine. These photocards have sparked fury … [Read more...] about Check your photocard driving licence or risk a £1,000 fine