Tag: road safety
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.
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).
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.
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?
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.