Road Safety

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 […]
3rd October 2018
How to prepare for a car breakdown

Your breakdown guide for the winter

The cold and rain of autumn and winter can have a serious effect on a car’s health, increasing your chances of  having your car break down, […]
10th August 2018
Stay calm, stay safe and get help when your car breaks down

What to do in the event of a breakdown

It’s that time of year when everyone’s on the road, with most people heading off on their well-earned holidays. If you’re a new motorist, it’s all […]
7th August 2018
A thinktank has called for MOTs to be scrapped

Should the MOT be scrapped?

UK motorists are wasting hundreds of millions of pounds every year on “outdated” M)T tests, a thinktank has claimed. In its new report, the Adam Smith […]
2nd August 2018
Dehydrated drivers make just as many mistakes as those who drink and drive

Driving dehydrated ‘just as bad as drink driving’

Dehydrated motorists are just as likely to make mistakes on the road as those who drink drive. Bet you didn’t think that would be the case! […]
23rd July 2018
If next winter’s a hard one, it could be tough to get around as gritting budgets are cut

Are drivers in for a ‘winter of woe’?

The UK may be basking in a long hot summer at the moment, but new research suggests motorists could suffer if there’s snow this winter… One […]
25th June 2018
Young drivers were involved in the most write-offs

Young drivers writing off their cars in their own street

It may come as no surprise to you, but according to a recent study young drivers were involved in the most write-offs on British roads last […]
30th May 2018
Driving abroad this summer? Do the planning before you go!

Driving abroad 101

It’s that time of year when everyone’s thoughts are turning to summer holidays. Not long now and you could be sipping a nice drink as the […]
16th April 2018
Young people are the highest-risk group when it comes to being distracted by their phones

74% of young motorists admit to being distracted by their mobiles

Talkative passengers, noisy kids and worsening congestion make it difficult to stay focused while driving. But the ping or ring of a mobile phone is the […]
13th April 2018
7 of the best cars for surviving a zombie apocalypse

7 Cars you’d want to drive in a zombie apocalypse

If a zombie apocalypse is upon you, and Rick Grimes is otherwise engaged, then a monster of a machine could be the next best thing to have […]
5th April 2018
One in six respondents claim to have had a near miss after being dazzled by headlights

Are you being blinded by the light?

Almost two out of three motorists say they get repeatedly dazzled by oncoming dipped headlights on a regular basis, a poll by the RAC has revealed. […]