20th November 2020
School safety zone road sign

Drivers support speeding crackdown outside schools

Speeding near schools is simply unacceptable, according to the majority of drivers. More than 82% back the use of speed cameras to fine people driving over […]
18th November 2020
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Where are germs hiding in your car?

Your car could be hiding up to 16 times more germs than a toilet seat… A new study reveals the most germ-ridden areas of your car, […]
16th November 2020
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The £735m Brexit bill footed by the car industry

UK motoring firms have coughed up a staggering £735 million in their bid to Brexit-proof their businesses. Latest stats from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and […]
12th November 2020
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Drivers say car access is ‘essential’ during pandemic

Has your car been a lifeline this year? A recent poll of more than 3,000 drivers shows 68% say their car is essential to life during […]
9th November 2020
Young driver.

Revealed: the most common motoring offences committed by young drivers

Do you steer clear of young drivers? New data has revealed the most common driving offences committed by 16-25-year-olds last year and how likely they were […]
6th November 2020
Self-driving car graphic

How does in-car technology impact our safety on the roads?

When it comes to road safety, in-car technology sparks some mixed feelings. In fact, according to a survey by Otonomo, as many as 40% of drivers […]
3rd November 2020
Car mechanic

Can you still get your car serviced during the second lockdown?

Is your car due a service during the second lockdown? New national lockdown measures came into play in England from midnight on Thursday 5th November, closing […]
2nd November 2020
Smart motorway refuge area

More than half of drivers still confused by smart motorways

Do you know what makes a motorway ‘smart’? Do you know what to do when your car breaks down and there’s no sign of a hard […]
28th October 2020
Cyclist on rainy street.

One third of drivers put cyclists at risk

Keep your distance – you could be risking lives. One third of us don’t leave enough of a gap when driving past cyclists, putting other road […]
26th October 2020
New driver holding car key.

Government scraps graduated driving licence plans

New drivers can keep their freedoms on the road, says the UK government. Plans to introduce a graduated driving licence (GDL) for new and younger drivers […]
20th October 2020
Rush hour traffic

New motorway speed limits cut harmful emissions by half

New motorway speed limits have brought a breath of fresh air to these Welsh stretches – will England enjoy similar effects? Lower speed limits on Welsh […]
19th October 2020
Blown tyre

Parents warned over tyre safety risk

Are you putting your child at risk? According to YouGov, thousands of parents are driving their children to school on worn-out tyres. Dangerous tyres Safety experts […]
15th October 2020
Car park.

Birmingham named worst city for parking

How long does it take you to find a parking space in your city centre? A new study has revealed the worst places for parking in […]
9th October 2020
Driver holding smartphone.

Fifth of young drivers take video calls behind the wheel

Would you take a video call while driving? Video calling services such as FaceTime, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp pose ‘new, clear and present’ danger on UK […]
6th October 2020
Cyclists commuting in London

Changes to driving law spark backlash

Major updates to the Highway Code have not been welcomed by the majority of motorists. Driving law proposals introduce a new hierarchy of road users, giving […]
5th October 2020
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1st CENTRAL guide to green driving

Time to take your foot off the gas and think about your carbon footprint? Our 10 green driving tips will help make your driving more environmentally […]
2nd October 2020
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DVLA launches online log book service

Every year, around half a million of us apply to the DVLA for a replacement vehicle log book (V5C), having lost or damaged our original document. […]
29th September 2020
Learner driver holding L-plates.

The driving theory test – what’s changing?

Preparing to take your driving theory test? Hold up – there are some changes you need to know about… The DVSA has made one crucial change […]
28th September 2020
Speeding car

Half of people think speeding is acceptable

Hit the brakes – speeding is just as risky as driving after a pint. IAM Roadsmart says speeding should be deemed as socially unacceptable as drink […]
25th September 2020
Residential London neighbourhood

Communities clash over new Low Traffic Neighbourhoods

It seems quieter roads and pedestrianised neighbourhoods aren’t quite the fairy-tale councils expected… More than 200 Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs) have been proposed as a way […]