New drivers should not be allowed to drive at night

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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 involving young drivers are on the increase. Why is that? The most likely reason is simply … Read more New drivers should not be allowed to drive at night

Football goals cause half a million car accidents – official

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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 year. Apparently, motorists who hear their team score a goal on the … Read more Football goals cause half a million car accidents – official

Imagine if ten passenger jets fell out of the sky every day

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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 accident every six seconds. Yet despite this, road injury and death remains an … Read more Imagine if ten passenger jets fell out of the sky every day

Would you fly economy if you thought safety standards had been lowered?

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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 more Would you fly economy if you thought safety standards had been lowered?

Transport is now the single biggest area of expense for UK households

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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 more Transport is now the single biggest area of expense for UK households

Male and Young Drivers Didn’t Get the Message, New Study on Mobile Phone Usage While Driving Reveals

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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 more Male and Young Drivers Didn’t Get the Message, New Study on Mobile Phone Usage While Driving Reveals