Driving In Heavy Rain

Winter doesn’t always bring snow, but it quite often brings heavy rain, which can be as difficult to drive in due to reduced visibility. There is also the possibility of flooding in times of consistent heavy rain. Here’s how to remain safe in such conditions. Setting out The first step is, as always, to ensure […]

Driving In The Snow

Driving in the snow can be a tricky business, particularly if you have only recently passed your test. We’ve come up with some tips to help you stay safe when it’s snowy outside. Prepare your car The first thing to do is to ensure your car is prepared for poor weather conditions. Make sure your […]

General Road Safety Advice

The UK holds one of the best records for road safety in Europe and across the world. Between 1980 and 2012, the number of UK road related deaths decreased from approximately 5,500 per year to approximately 1,754. Despite this reduction in road related deaths, national road safety figures highlight that there are approximately 5 road […]

Child Seats

In the UK, children up to 12 years of age and up to 135cm tall are required by law to use either a child seat or child booster when travelling in the front or rear of any car, van or large vehicle. All child car seats must conform to the United Nations standard for child […]

Elderly Drivers

Elderly drivers aged 75 and over account for approximately 6% of all licence holders in the UK. Moreover, despite claims that elderly drivers are a hazard to themselves and other motorists, they are responsible for only 4.3% of all road related deaths and serious injuries. In comparison, drivers who are between 16 and 20 years […]

Motoring Laws

UK Motoring Laws cover a broad spectrum of issues, including: Information about the proper documentation which all motorists need in order to legally own and drive their vehicles on UK roads Verifying that a vehicle is not stolen or the subject of a financial dispute Outlining the specific automotive rules and regulations in order to […]

Satellite Navigation Systems

A satellite navigation system, or ‘sat nav’ as it is more commonly known, is a navigational device which is dependent upon geographical information received from satellites. In recent years, UK and global motorists have become dependent upon these navigational systems to direct them to their chosen destinations. Currently in the UK, over 14 million drivers […]

Mobile Phones

On 1st December 2003, UK legislation was passed which prohibited motorists from using a hand-held mobile phone or similar technological device whilst driving. Titled as “The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations”, this legislation also prohibited passengers from ‘causing’ or ‘permitting’ a driver to use a hand-held mobile phone or similar technological […]

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