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Do you drive a 'bad driver' car?

February 22, 2017
category: Road Safety
We all know the standard driver stereotypes; ‘Everyone who drives a Beemer will definitely cut you up’, ‘All Skoda drivers are boring, middle ages people’, ‘Anyone who drives a Honda Jazz is over the age of 65’ - but how real can they really be?

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Six Car Maintenance Myths That Are Just Plain Wrong

February 15, 2017
category: Road Safety
In a world of ‘alternative facts’ it’s good to know where the land lies especially when it comes to your car maintenance. Whether it’s ‘advice’ passed down from petrol station attendants, stickers on the side of packets or bottles or spurious old wives’ tales that your parents have convinced you are true; believing and practicing these myths can not only waste your time, but could also see you a couple of quid out of pocket. 

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Plans for Learner Driver Motorway Lessons Revealed

December 30, 2016
category: Driving Tests
Transport Minister Andy Jones has set out plans for Learner Drivers to be allowed on Motorways in cars fitted in dual controls before they take their test.

As it currently stands, newly qualified drivers can opt to take further ‘Pass Plus’ lessons that include sections on Motorways, but there are no mandatory training schemes for 70mph roads and nothing is currently offered to provisional, learner drivers.

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Keep Christmas Fun

December 23, 2016
category: Road Safety
It’s no secret - a little tipple and Christmas go hand-in-hand like bacon wrapped around a sausage. But, at this time of year there is also a lot of travelling involved and as we know, drinking and driving go hand-in-hand about as well as a hangover and drinking a glass of old vodka, thinking its water.It’s no secret - a little tipple and Christmas go hand-in-hand like bacon wrapped around a sausage. But, at this time of year there is also a lot of travelling involved and as we know, drinking and driving go hand-in-hand about as well as a hangover and drinking a glass of old vodka, thinking its water.

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Winter Is Coming...

November 21, 2016
Driving in wintry condtions can cause different challenges to other seasons. Due to heavy rainfall, snow, ice, fog, strong winds and shorter days, drivers are urged to take even more care than usual whilst on the road. Autosaint have provided a few tips to help drivers stay safe on the roads. 

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Halloween Road Safety For New Drivers

October 27, 2016
category: Road Safety
Driving at night can be hard at the best of times, especially when you’ve not long passed your test. But when you factor in the excitable children hopped up on sugar running all over your usually calm residential streets, you could be in for a bit of a nightmare.

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