July 2019

31st July 2019
New restrictions could be introduced for young drivers

Is this the end of driving at night for new drivers?

Proposed restrictions on newly-qualified drivers should be introduced as soon as possible to cut road deaths, say leading road safety campaigners. IAM RoadSmart is urging the […]
31st 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 […]
28th July 2019
If you're looking for the best things to do in Edinburgh, look no further.

A guide to the top things to do in Edinburgh

Known as one of the most picturesque cities in Great Britain – where history and architecture merge seamlessly with the modern – it’s no wonder that Edinburgh is […]
27th July 2019
Fixed Speed Cameras are the most common type of speed camera.

Your guide to speeding laws in 2019

Back in April 2017 speeding laws in the UK changed. At the time research from Honest John revealed that a whopping 84% of UK drivers didn’t know […]
26th July 2019
Young drivers could soon face restrictions with a graduated driving licence

Night ban ‘could put off learner drivers’

A potential ban on newly-qualified motorists driving at night could severely limit young people’s independence, experts have warned. The Department for Transport (DfT) announced it’s considering […]
24th July 2019
If you saw a dog locked in a car on a sunny day, what would you do?

Would you walk on by?

The summer’s definitely in full swing now, and with temperatures set to soar into the late 30s it’s a great time to get behind the wheel […]
22nd July 2019
Watching Formula 1 can be bad for your health

Is watching Formula 1 bad for your health?

What a summer of sporting achievement we’re having, and for motorsport fans, there’s nothing better than seeing homegrown champ Lewis Hamilton take the chequered flag at […]
19th July 2019
Here's our guide some of the best things to do in Liverpool.

A guide to the top things to do in Liverpool

Culture, authentic and exciting; these are just three words you can use to describe a weekend away in Liverpool. Every street has something to offer, whether […]
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 […]
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 do in 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

Do you know your road signs?

After seeing the lads from Sussex Cricket give our road sign test a go, it’s now your turn!  
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 […]