Road Safety

9th May 2019
Friday's have been revealed to be the most dangerous day to drive on UK roads

Revealed: Most dangerous day to drive

Have you ever wondered what the most dangerous day to drive on the roads is? Well, after looking at 1ST CENTRAL’s accident data from 2016 to 2018, […]
1st May 2019
New research reveals the dangerous social media addiction among millennial drivers.

Social media addiction putting UK drivers at risk

How often do you find yourself checking social media for the latest celebrity tweets or Instagram posts? Once a day? Maybe a couple of times an […]
25th April 2019
Drivers are swerving onto the wrong side of the road to avoid the danger of hitting a pothole

UK’s pothole ridden roads fuelling dangerous driving

How do you react if you come across a pothole? Do you hit the brakes and try to limit the damage to your car? Or simply […]
20th April 2019
Driving tired is estiamted to cause 1 in 5 car accidents

Top tips to prevent driving tired

Driving to work while still half asleep is something that lots of us do everyday with most people don’t see it as an issue. But, driving tired […]
5th April 2019
The Toyota Prius tops the list for most accident-prone cars on the road in the uk

The most accident-prone cars revealed

Ever been tempted by a Toyota Prius? It’s one of the most popular cars in the UK and the best-selling electric hybrid on the market, but […]
25th March 2019
The speed-limiters would see vehicles restricted to speed limits

New cars to have speed restriction by 2022

A landmark day for road safety, or little more than an ineffective ‘dodgem’ device? Opinion is divided after new EU rules were provisionally agreed to fit […]
11th March 2019
New prank sees kids risking their lives on the road

Kids take part in dangerous new prank on the road

Motorists are being warned of a dangerous new craze that sees children lying in the road and jumping up in front of moving vehicles. According to […]
27th February 2019
Illegal car seats still being sold at certain retailers

Banned child car seats still available to buy

Banned child car seats that don’t give toddlers enough protection in a collision are still available to buy, a consumer watchdog has warned. The fabric seats […]
20th February 2019
Too old to drive? There's no such thing as long as you're still competent behind the wheel

Too old to drive?

Recently a debate has been bought to the table surrounding when are you too old to drive? The issue is many people who would be impacted […]
6th February 2019
The collision has divided opinion on social media

Motorbike collides with car at a junction — but who’s in the wrong?

Think you’re a good driver? See yourself as a motoring mastermind when it comes to working out who’s in the right on the roads? Well, dashcam […]
15th January 2019
Plastic roads could solve the UK pothole epidemic

Plastic roads could solve the pothole problem

If you’ve been out on the roads today, there’s every chance you came across the odd pothole or two. Or three. Or four! In fact, experts […]
27th December 2018
Would you be happy with a black box being a standard feature in your car?

Could a black box become standard in new cars?

Are you thinking of getting a black box fitted in your car? Maybe you’ve heard it can track your driving habits and help save you money […]
3rd December 2018

Bizarre driving incidents from around the world

Sit back and prepare to feel a little better about your own driving ability as we have a look at some of the best ‘how did […]
22nd November 2018
Watch out for these common distractions on the road

The top driving distractions to watch out for

As much as we wish we didn’t, we all find ourselves getting distracted behind the wheel from time to time. But what are the common causes […]
21st November 2018
Bike accessories can help improve safety on the roads

The best bike accessories to keep you safe on the road

Over 18,000 cyclists were injured on UK roads last year, so if you’re a cyclist, it’s important to make sure you’re as safe as possible the […]
20th November 2018

Road safety tips for cyclists

Whether you’re a complete cycling novice or the Chris Hoy of commuting by bike, it’s always important to remind yourself of some simple road safety tips […]
19th November 2018

Top safety tips for driving around cyclists

As soon as they get behind the wheel some drivers seem to think they’re the only person on the road — but they shouldn’t. Being aware […]
12th November 2018
Do you know what these cycling road signs mean?

Know your road signs for cycling

For many motorists and cyclists, the last time they looked at the Highway Code’s guide to road signs was when they passed their driving theory test. […]
29th October 2018
Halloween sees a spike in the number of under-10s injured on the roads

Trick-or-treaters warned of child casualty horrors on Halloween

Are you heading out trick-or-treating with your little ones this Halloween? Perhaps you’re all dressing up as goblins or ghouls, or maybe your favourite Harry Potter […]
5th October 2018
Drivers are being distracted behind the wheel

80% of drivers get ‘distracted’ behind the wheel

UK drivers are putting themselves and others in danger by getting distracted on the road, according to new research. A study carried out by German Autolabs […]