Family Driving

6th May 2022

High fuel prices put a halt on staycation plans

It seems making the most of summer might be easier said than done this year. The increased cost of living combined with high fuel prices is […]
26th March 2021

Are Sunday drives back on the map again?

Remember the days of the wholesome Sunday drive with the family? Well it seems we’re already planning ahead for the easing of lockdown restrictions in England, […]
22nd May 2020

Half of parents blame their kids for stressful car journeys

“Are we there yet?” Do tears, tantrums and constant questions like this haunt your family car trips? Nearly half of mums and dads admit their children’s […]
20th January 2020

Parents spend four days a year getting children into the car

What’s the most stressful part of your morning? Is it getting out of bed? Getting showered and dressed? Or is it getting your little ones strapped […]
3rd October 2019

Taking the term ‘hands-on dad’ to another level

There’s multi-tasking and then there’s this… A father from Sussex had to ‘catch’ his newborn son while driving as his wife gave birth on the way […]
9th September 2019

Revealed: Children’s car seats are dirtier than toilet seats

Children are the most precious cargo you can have in your car, but a new study by Leasing Options has revealed a rather grim truth about […]
10th October 2018

Top tips for travelling with kids this half term

Half term is coming around again, and if you’re planning a road trip with the kids, you might already be dreading the car journey. The stress […]
3rd July 2018

Staycations are making a U-turn this summer!

We’ve recently done a spot of research, which has revealed that parents are putting the brakes on holidays abroad and taking a trip down memory lane. Nostalgia […]
25th June 2018

Top tips for driving with kids

Whether it’s the school run, the weekend or a family holiday, driving with kids can be stressful so if your journey is longer than usual, you […]
1st June 2018

Fifth of parents ignore child car seat laws

A fifth of British parents are putting their children’s lives at risk by ignoring child car seat laws, a survey has revealed. According to the poll […]
14th March 2018

How to prepare for an Easter road trip

Squabbles, boredom, hunger, car troubles…they’re all very possible when packing up the family for a long-distance car journey. A successful road trip takes planning and preparation, […]
8th March 2018

Top tips for surviving bank holiday traffic

The year’s only four-day weekend is on the horizon. Whether you’re planning an Easter getaway or driving home to see family and friends, our tips for […]
13th November 2017

20 festive songs for your Christmas drive home

From checking the wheel tread to making sure your antifreeze is topped up, it’s important to be prepared for a long journey this Christmas. But planning […]
9th November 2017

Top Christmas gifts for car lovers

Car-shaped cufflinks, keyrings and driving gloves are all typical ideas for Christmas gifts, but they’re not exactly unique. If you’re looking for something a little more […]
21st August 2017

1 in 10 mums would rather give birth again than be driven by their child

Letting your little one walk to school on their own for the first time, picking them up from their high school leavers’ dance or waving them […]
31st July 2017

Put a brake on bad passenger behaviour with William Hanson’s Alternative Highway Code

We’ve recently completed research that’s revealed backseat driving, vaping in the car and taking selfies are amongst the rudest offences committed by passengers. Over a tenth […]
18th July 2017

85% of child seats are deemed unsafe

Children under the age of 12, by law, are required to use a child seat when travelling in a vehicle. Most children that age aren’t great […]
6th July 2017

Parents could face fines for leaving engine on outside school

The school run is always a busy time. Dozens of cars cramming into the tiny spaces outside schools, while a dozen more try to drive through […]
23rd May 2017

Driving with children is driving British parents round the bend

There’s no question, driving with children can cause parents some serious stress. From the moment they’re born, bringing them home from hospital, right through to the […]
18th May 2017

Four simple rules to surviving a road trip

Road trips are a bit like Marmite. Some people love them, others hate them. On paper, a road trip’s great. A group of friends or a […]
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