August 2020

26th August 2020
UK’s first Dutch-style roundabout in Cambridge.

Dutch roundabouts could bring changes to UK driving law

Ever used a Dutch roundabout? You’d better buckle up. New government guidance could soon make them a much more common sight on our roads. Dutch-style roundabouts […]
21st August 2020
Parked cars

Brits spend five and half million hours searching for their parked cars every year

What’s the longest you’ve spent searching for your car in the supermarket car park? New research shows many of us have forgotten where we parked our […]
19th August 2020
Sat nav on windscreen.

Is your sat nav stealing your focus?

Eyes on the road! Is your sat nav obstructing your view? Placing your sat nav in the wrong place on the windscreen could lead to potentially […]
14th August 2020
Children on a summer road trip

Staycationers to take 45 million day trips in August

Holiday plans scuppered by the pandemic? UK road trips look to be the next best option as Brits plan to make the most of summer. A […]
12th August 2020
Summer staycation road trip

1st CENTRAL’s ultimate staycation guide

The flights have been cancelled and your holiday plans are grounded. But that’s no reason to write off an adventure. To help you on your way […]
10th August 2020
New cars parked

New car sales grow for the first time in 2020

Did lockdown get you dreaming of a brand-new motor? Apparently, you’re not alone. New car registrations grew by 11.3% in July compared to the same month […]
6th August 2020
A mechanic works in a garage

Millions of Brits said ‘no’ to June’s MOT holiday

Safe driving or short-term savings – which did you choose? The government’s MOT holiday gave UK drivers the chance to forfeit their vehicle tests from 30th […]
3rd August 2020
New cars in dealer showroom.

Majority of Brits still want to test-drive new cars

You can buy pretty much anything online these days. But would you buy a new car? According to new research from the AA, the answer is […]