Blog | Road Safety

Highway Code stops short on braking distances

July 28, 2017
category: Road Safety
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.

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How will the new strict speeding fines affect you?

April 24, 2017
category: Road Safety
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.

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Your footwear choice could be putting your driving at risk

March 23, 2017
category: Road Safety
Of all the things that are bandied about these days to do with driving law and driving standards, you’d never think that they’d come after your shoes. Your driving instructor will always check on what shoes you’re wearing to drive, and you might not believe them at the time, but it makes a huge difference.

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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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