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 you know that in many parts of Europe, with a warmer climate than … Read moreWinter tyres are the answer
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, can’t-wait-a-second-to-be-read text, probably from the Prime Minister or something like that and it sis demanding your immediate attention. What do you … Read more“TEXT-DRIVING” is the new “DRINK DRIVING”
The latest statistics show that the quantity of concrete safety barrier being installed on UK motorway central reservations is currently set to double in 2010. Estimates show that those counties which are actively adopting concrete safety barrier will install around 100 km in 2010 compared with only 50 km in 2009. Whilst it has been … Read moreWhy are motorways in the north of the country safer than motorways in the south?
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 dangerous motorways and we continue to lobby for improvements … Read moreWould you fly economy if you thought safety standards had been lowered?
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 view mirror is not in their best interests – and … Read moreAre you a driver? I bet you are breaking the law
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 million households we keep hearing about that spend more than … Read moreTransport is now the single biggest area of expense for UK households
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 driving. The question posed to individuals was ‘Have you held a mobile phone whilst driving in the last 30 days?’ A … Read moreMale and Young Drivers Didn’t Get the Message, New Study on Mobile Phone Usage While Driving Reveals