Tag: road safety

43% of drivers ignorant of harsher penalties for phone use

43% of drivers ignorant of harsher penalties for phone use

A new study has shown that 43% of drivers are still unaware of the new harsher penalties for drivers caught using their mobile phones at the wheel.
Penalties for mobile phone use while driving have doubled

Tough new mobile phone penalties now in force

As of today, drivers caught using their mobile phones on UK roads will be subject to much harsher penalties, meaning new drivers can face disqualification.
UK road accident statistics

UK road accident statistics: Safe, but could be better

While the UK has strict road safety laws, there were still 1,780 road deaths in the last year. That's just under five people dying every day on UK roads (sponsored post).
Giving way to emergency vehicles – what should you do?

Giving way to emergency vehicles

Dealing with an emergency vehicle can panic drivers. What are you supposed to do? Should you cross into an intersection or mount a kerb to get out of the way?

Five-star Prius pioneers new safety test

Industry safety specialist Euro NCAP has performed its first test of Autonomous Emergency Braking technology, on the Toyota Prius.
Car check you should make this Autumn

Driving safely, whatever the weather

Driving safely is critical when the weather turns nasty, yet some drivers seem to lose their senses exactly when considered judgments are most important.
Road rage graphic

Putting the brakes on road rage

More than 80 per cent of drivers on UK roads claim to have been the victims of a road rage incident. So what can be done about it?
Mobile phones and driving - is the law doing enough?

Mobile phones and driving: is the law doing enough?

Over half a million UK motorists use their phone while driving. Stats reveal that in 2013 mobile phones were a factor in 22% of fatal road accidents.
Speeding fines around the world

The cost of speeding around the world

Getting caught speeding usually results in a hefty fine or penalty, but the cost can vastly differ around the world. This infographic explores the cost of speeding in different countries.
Cyclists on the streets of London

Cyclists need to start taking some responsibility

There is howling from cycling lobbyists in London on a regular basis as yet another cyclist is killed in an accident with a heavy vehicle. It's time for the complaining to stop and action to be taken.
Learner driver education and training, UK

Is better driver education the key to improving road safety?

Should the minimum driving age be raised, or is better driving education and training a better answer to improving road safety levels on our roads?
Driving offence myths

Five common driving offence myths that could cost you

'Getting out of' a driving offence is usually a myth, and not grounded in law, so don’t fall for any of these 5 common driving offence myths.
Overtaking - how to do it safely (The Executivecondominium)

Overtaking – how to do it safely

How should you go about overtaking the vehicle in front of you? Most drivers overtake without really thinking about it, until it starts going wrong. And by then, it's often too late...
Road safety

Road safety – Drive safe and arrive alive

To mark World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims and UK Road Safety Week, we present an infographic about road accidents worldwide.
UK car accident statistics

UK car accident statistics

Most of us have had one (or more), everyone fears them. Car accidents are taken for granted these days, so used to them have we become over decades of motoring.
Road safety is an ongoing issue around the world

Road safety worldwide

To highlight UK Road Safety Week next week (9-15 June), the guys at Woodstock Motors have sent us this infographic looking at road safety statistics and regulations around the world. The infographic shows some of the differences in road safety standards and, correspondingly, road safety laws in different companies and regions.
Potholes and politics - motoring in the UK (The Executivecondominium)

The political parties talk about motoring

Auto Express asked the 4 UK political parties for their plans to improve roads and help drivers. But they were rubbish so here's our ideas.

Astonishing facts about car accidents

Did you know that a car accident happens somewhere in the world every minute? Or that Friday is the most common day for a car accident? Topquote.ie has put together this infographic which provides plenty of astonishing facts about car accidents worldwide, as well as a list of the biggest pile-ups in the history of motoring.
Position your mirrors correctly to avoid a blind spot

Top tips for avoiding blind spot mistakes

With everyone looking forward to visiting family and friends during the extended bank holiday weekends, we have put together a few tips for you to avoid falling foul of the dreaded driving blind spot mistake. A large number of accidents are caused by drivers simply failing to notice vehicles in their blind spots. Checking your mirrors while driving isn't enough, so keep in mind these tips from guest blogger Rae Ellis to avoid blind spot mistakes while driving.
Iced up car windows / car windscreen

The importance of cleaning your car windows on a cold morning

As the mornings get colder, demisting and de-icing your car windows becomes an issue. So what's the best method for keeping your windscreen clear?
Tyre after a blowout

How to deal with a tyre blowout

Tyre blowouts are a much rarer occurrence than they ever used to be, thanks largely to the improved design and quality of modern tyres. When they do occur, however, they can be extremely dangerous and scary, especially when you are doing seventy miles per hour on a busy motorway.

Dealing with tailgating safely

One of the biggest thing drivers find annoying on the road is tailgating. Here's advice on how to deal with it, from TheCarExpert.co.uk
What to do after a car accident (The Executivecondominium)

What to do after a car accident

What should you do after you have been involved in a minor car accident? Rens van der Windt provides advice on the actions you should take.
The Executivecondominium's 5 Worst Driving Habits in the UK

The five worst driving habits in the UK

Do you have any bad driving habits? Most people will tell you that they are good drivers. In fact, some sources suggest that up to 90% of drivers think they are a ‘good’ driver. So why do I always seem to be sharing the road with the rubbish 10%?

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