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17th July 2019
Do you find your children a distraction behind the wheel?

Backseat dangers: Are your kids distracting you?

Kids can be a handful. Whether you’re rushing to get them to sports practice or taking them out to pick up their new school uniform, there […]
17th July 2019
Could driverless cars make you a worse driver?

Automatic fail: Will driverless cars make us worse drivers?

The future of motoring’s pretty exciting, isn’t it? Soon you could have a fully driverless car to sit back and relax in while it takes you […]
15th July 2019
Are you abiding dash cam laws?

Dash cam laws to abide by

As a driver, you’ve always got the fear that something’s going to happen outside of your control and you’re going to end up with a hefty […]
12th July 2019
Our guide filled with all the best things to get up to during your visit to Manchester.

Your guide to Manchester

Whether you’re seeking culture, nightlife, history, or just good fun, there’s no question, Manchester will deliver the goods. Not only is there an abundance of things […]
12th July 2019
62% of Brits believe you drive on the left in France and Spain

Brits are clueless about foreign driving laws

What should you remember when planning your trip to the Continent? Your passport? Your French phrase book? Maybe even a guide to the best local vineyards? […]
10th July 2019
Top tips for driving in a thunderstorm

Top tips for driving in a thunderstorm

It would seem that us Brits can never truly enjoy a few consecutive days of summer-like weather without the odd thunderstorm popping up to ruin our fun.  […]
9th July 2019
How to protect your car from thieves

How to protect your car from thieves

Every five minutes a car is stolen on Britain’s streets. Yes, you read that correctly. Apparently car theft has risen by over 45% in the last […]
8th July 2019
Calls for the current motorway speed limit of 70mph to raise by 10mph.

Should the motorway speed limit be raised to 80mph?

How fast do you drive when you’re travelling on a motorway? Do you stick to the 70mph speed limit or do you sometimes find yourselves straying […]
8th July 2019
Check out our guide to Brighton for everything you need to know for an amazing weekend away in this great British city.

Your guide to Brighton

What can we say? For many of us here at 1ST CENTRAL, Brighton is pretty much our second home, if not, our first! Its chilled out vibes and […]
5th July 2019
Children being put at risk due to incorrect car seats

Parents putting kids at risk with ill-fitting car seats

If you’ve got little ones, you’ll know just how many things you need to remember when heading out with them in the car, from travel games […]
3rd July 2019
Drivers could be charged even if they’re under the drink-drive limit

Drink-driving: Can I be fined when under the limit?

As most drivers know, the general rule of thumb if you’re having a drink is that if you stick to just one – you’ll be fine […]
1st July 2019
Aircon is key, especially in the summer, that's why we've answered some of the most common aircon related questions for you.

Air conditioning: Your questions answered

Summer’s finally here and for many of us keeping cool behind the wheel means switching on that all-important aircon. But how much do you know about […]
28th June 2019
Top 10 dash cams on the market revealed

Top dash cams on the market

Dash cams may seem like the latest motoring fad, but in actual fact they’re becoming a must-have bit of kit when it comes to keeping you […]
26th June 2019

Revealed: Britain’s most stolen car

If you’re looking to buy a new car, it’s worth checking whether it’s on the list of most stolen cars in Britain. Data compiled by GoCompare revealed there […]
21st June 2019
Are you being driven round the bend by confusing road signs?

Campaign for safer road signs

We’ve partnered with IAM RoadSmart to help improve people’s knowledge of road signs and have found some shocking results off the back of our research. Want to find […]
19th June 2019
Hedgehog road signs are being introduced to help improve road safety on rural roads in the UK.

Road hogs! New signs to warn of hedgehog crossings

What’s your favourite road sign? Maybe you like the one warning drivers about ducks crossing the road? Or perhaps your favourite is the deer warning sign? […]
18th June 2019
UK's most confusing road signs revealed

The UK’s most confusing road signs

They’re meant to be there to help us out, but new research has revealed that road signs are causing a little bit too much confusion on […]
18th June 2019
The complete guide to driving abroad this summer

Your guide to driving abroad

Summer’s almost here which means it’s nearly summer holiday time. Each year around 70 million Brits head overseas for their holidays. And while many opt for […]
17th June 2019
Car theft in the UK has risen 45% in the last couple of years.

UK car theft up 45% in last 5 years

After six years moving in the right direction, the latest figures on car theft across the UK make for particularly depressing reading. It seemed a corner […]
17th June 2019
Confusing road signs are driving British motorists round the bend

Revealed: Over half of UK motorists are driven round the bend by confusing road signs

Are you being driven round the bend by confusing road signs? If the answer is “yes”, then you’re not alone. We’ve done a spot of research […]