There are a number of things that adversely affect your driving that we do every day that aren’t illegal, and by far the most deadly is driving while tired or deprived of sleep.
Blog | Road Safety
The recorded physical and verbal abuse against Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) staff has risen by 50% in the space of a year, with 240 recorded cases in 2016, versus 180 a year earlier.
For anyone who has taken the driving theory test would have had stopping distances in all conditions drilled into their brain. It’s one of those things that someone will always chastise you for not know but according to figures collected by road safety charity, Brake, they could be pretty far wrong.
Research from road safety charity, Brake has revealed that eating and drinking behind the wheel can increase reaction times by up to 44%, causing drivers to respond to hazards much more slowly.
There has been a lot of speculation and confusion about the new speeding fines and laws that have come into effect today. Claims of higher fines, and higher consequences can be daunting for young drivers, and a lot of what has been put out formally isn't the easiest to understand, so we're breaking it down for you here, so it's clear how you might be affected.
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.