General driving

General driving

General driving

General driving

Three motoring newsflashes you missed in September

  The legal world is constantly changing; new laws are being brought in and unusual cases are being brought to the fore. Whether you drive...

5 Quick checks to avoid MOT retest fee

A reliable MOT garage will often offer a pre –examination of your vehicle prior to your MOT taking place, but there is plenty you...

Using your phone whilst driving, the crackdown begins

So it is illegal but we have all done it, or at least been tempted to.  That lure of your message ping, the familiar...

The perks of driveway parking

Driving gives you the freedom to go on adventures, visit the best locations and make memories. It opens up a whole new world of...

Drink Driving Morning Motorists

Morning breath tests are catching out late-night revellers as, according to government departmental figures, approaching 6,000 people are stopped by the police and fail...

Top 5 Places To Visit In Your Car

Summer may still be a way off, but this doesn’t mean you can’t start planning your holidays! Going abroad might not be for everyone...

Guide to Driving Safely this Winter

Safe driving ought to be a consideration at all times, but it should be a priority at this time of year. It hasn’t been...

How to change Brake Discs and Pads

The Braking System is the most important safety aspect of a vehicle, and it’s imperative that they are checked and serviced regularly.  The front...
Car Giant

Cargiant Celebrates Mercedes

What do you really know about Mercedes-Benz? From their revolutionary Antilock Braking System and Tele Aid security to innovative concepts and advertising campaigns, the...

The Knowledge of London

This London Cab Drivers infographic highlights the extent to which they keep London moving and their knowledge of London’s back streets enables them to...

My Tyre Safety Enlightenment!

I work for National Tyres and Autocare; however, I’m not a tyre fitter or a trained mechanic, I’m a secretary and I know about...

Footballers Driving Bad

See which footballers have fallen foul of a motoring offence with this infographic produced by driving defence solicitors Hammond Trotter.

Motorway Breakdown – what not to do!

Panic! What NOT To Do When You Break Down on the Motorway The worst place on earth? Crouching on a grass verge beside a motorway,...

Chauffeur Services for big days

Find the right chauffeur service to make your big days all the more comfortable and memorable That all important business conference where dozens of cameramen...

Taking your pet in the car

Whether it’s a trip to the park or to the vets, taking a pet in your car is a necessary part of life from...
Driving Offences

New law: £100 fines for careless driving

£100 fines for careless driving As of Friday the 16th of August you could be penalised with an on the spot fine of £100 and...

Autumn DIY Car Maintenance

Don’t let your car fall victim to seasonal deterioration – Give it some early autumn DIY maintenance With the evenings becoming depressingly darker, a...
Car Fuel Allowances

A guide to fuel benefits and company car tax

There are lots of facts, figures, statistics and tables to look at when calculating the potential cost of running a company car, with the...

Does the new UK Driving License affect you?

Recently, a new driver’s licence format was rolled out in the United Kingdom. The Ministry of Transport (MOT) began releasing this design on January...

Kawasaki’s best off-road bikes

Kawasaki of Japan has been making competition off-road motorcycles for decades now, with many a world championship winning rider achieving glory on the famously...

Top 5 Causes of Road Accidents

Road accidents have many different causes, from drunk drivers with poor reactions to overtaking on unsafe stretches of road. Whilst some accident causes seem...

Sat Nav reducing ability to read maps

Using sat nav is reducing our ability to read maps According to a recent survey of drivers two thirds of people feel more comfortable navigating...
Mercedes Beltbag

Airbag Innovation

Mercedes were the very first automaker in the world to fit the airbag and belt tensioners in a publicly available car. The first car...
Parking Spaces

Tiny Parking Spaces

When it comes to parking spaces, it is not unusual to feel like you have been transported to Gulliver’s Lilliput! With only a couple...

How many car breakdowns in the UK each year!?

According to the RAC, it attends to over 2.5 million roadside assistance call-outs every year. That equates to a staggering 7,000 breakdowns throughout the...

Golf ball lands in moving Mercedes from 275m

The age of internet has seen many videos go viral – from popular music clips such as ‘Somebody That I used to Know’ by...

Mobile phone apps and driving

When it comes to using phones in the car, it’s not just calling and texting at the wheel that put motoring mobile users at...

Driving in France

5 vital things to consider when driving in France Keep on the right side of the road and the law when motoring on French roads It’s...
SORN

Motoring Legislation Made Simple

Recent changes in motoring legislation have caused a bit of confusion amongst UK drivers, and the Motor Insurance Bureau is seeking to clear them...
Track Days

Track Days

Drive your Car on a UK Circuit There are many drivers out there who are unaware that they need not be held back by the...
The Asset Super Speed Camera

New super ASSET speed cameras

This is the chilling new super speed camera heading for Britain's roads - which can catch motorists committing five different offences at the same...

Study Suggests Total Ban on Mobile Phones While Driving

This could be a pivotal day in the battle to curb the growing dangers of cell phone use and texting while behind the wheel. Armed...
Fuel Fat Cats

Labour must do its fuel duty

Ordinary motorists are being legally mugged by the price of petrol. It's time to put the brakes on fat-cat fuel barons It is with dismay...
Hospital Parking

Hospital parking costs add to stress of using NHS

High charges, overcrowding and pre-payment all blamed by public in Which? survey Overcrowded and expensive car parks add to the stress of visits to NHS...

Belt up in the back – all three of you

When her husband bought a new car that was perfect for a family of four, Mishal Husain found to her horror that it wouldn't...
Southwark Council

Website glitch drives up parking penalty

Southwark council was unaware its parking fine collection page was case sensitive – nearly costing one reader dearly Lisa Geary's night at the cinema proved...

Seat belts advert shows deadly consequences of not belting up

A hard-hitting THINK! campaign reminding drivers of the potentially fatal consequences of not wearing a seat belt was launched today by Road Safety Minister...

New law to keep banned drivers off UK and Irish roads

As a result of a groundbreaking agreement between the British, Irish and Northern Ireland Ministers, UK drivers disqualified for serious motoring offences in Ireland...
Financing A Car

Beware claims management companies promising cash

Many victims of workplace accidents and 'no-fault' motoring crashes are auctioned off to the highest bidding solicitors. Tony Levene reports Where there's a smash, there's...

Drivers urged to check effects of medicines

Drivers will be warned about the potential effects of medicines in a new THINK! campaign launched by Road Safety Minister Paul Clark today. One million...