23rd February 2017
Follow these top tips for driving safely in high winds

How to stay safe in windy weather

Windy weather can cause trouble on the roads. Luckily, IAM RoadSmart has come up with 5 simple tips to stay safe when the gusts pick up, […]
22nd February 2017

UK has third-highest road congestion in Europe

Third place normally isn’t bad. We’d take a bronze medal in Judo any day of the week… mainly because we’ve had no judo training whatsoever. But, […]
17th February 2017
The light-up lollipop has already shown results in early trials

New light-up lollipop invention set to save lives

There is a light and it never goes out. Now, just because there’s no evidence to suggest Morrissey was singing about a future light-up school crossing […]
16th February 2017

Bad driving makes you less attractive – fact!

Forget how you look. Forget trying to be funny. It doesn’t even matter how kind you are. There’s a new golden rule of attraction. It’s how […]
14th February 2017

Why do people love their cars?

It’s February – the month of love. And to celebrate this amorous time of year, we decided to look into why us Brits hold such an […]
13th February 2017
Relationship goals: never needing to lie about an accident

Would you tell your partner if you damaged their car?

You’d never keep something from your partner… would you? A new study from AlloyGator has discovered just how honest UK drivers are. Specifically, how honest drivers […]
13th February 2017

1st CENTRAL’s Valentine’s Day competition 2017 – Terms and conditions

The promoter is: First Central Insurance Management Ltd trading as 1STCENTRAL (company number 6489797) whose registered office is at Central House, 25-27 Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath, […]
10th February 2017
Keep your car clean… or people may not be too fond of you

80% of drivers make passengers follow strict hygiene rules

The first rule of the Car Hygiene Club is… well, you need a clean car obviously… CarGurus have researched the hygiene habits of UK drivers – […]
9th February 2017

(Car) service with a smile

They say only a bad craftsman blames their tools. We have to disagree. If a craftsman has a broken saw and half a screwdriver, it doesn’t […]
8th February 2017

Most UK adults ‘uncomfortable’ with driverless cars

2017 looks set to be an exciting year for cars. Electric cars will improve, motorsport will exhilarate and driverless cars may start to gently make their […]
7th February 2017
The increased speeding fines could mean a fine of 150% your weekly wage

Speeding penalties set to rise, don’t be caught out!

Currently, when a motorist is caught driving excessively over the speed limit, they receive a fine that starts at 100% of their weekly income. But with […]
6th February 2017

5 ways to conquer stressful driving

Road rage, it can get us all. From a quiet tut, to an unnecessary hand gesture, we all react in different ways. But sometimes road rage […]
1st February 2017
Happy National Car Insurance Day from 1st CENTRAL!

Let’s celebrate National Car Insurance Day

It’s rare that we ever talk about ourselves on here. We like to keep things topical and talk about the news that matters, whether it’s crucial […]