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Travelling in the Dark

Now the clocks have gone back, I reckon it’s time to share my advice with riders and drivers who will be travelling in the dark this winter. Remember, travelling in the dark requires motorists to take extra ... read more....

Planning Journeys in the Wet

Summer now seems a distant memory, with colder temperatures, darker nights and more wind and rain. As such, it's important to remember that, when driving in the wet, stopping distances can be at least double... read more....
How the spending review affects motorists

How the spending review affects motorists

Chancellor George Osborne announced a raft of measures that will affect motorists during his autumn spending review, headlined by a 37% cut to the Department for Transport's budget. The cuts will come from the DfT's daily running costs. However, the Departm... read more....
Most teenagers plan to buy electric cars

Most teenagers plan to buy electric cars

Over 80% of British teenagers plan to go electric for their first car, a survey has found. 800 14-17 year-olds were interviewed for the study by futurologist Dr Ian Pearson for the Go Ultra Low campaign, a government-backed initiative. 81% of 14-year olds q... read more....
Smoking in cars with children banned

Smoking in cars with children banned

From today (1 October), smoking in cars with children as passengers is banned. Both the driver and the smoker could be fined £50 if caught in a car with another under 18 years of age. The new rules apply in ... read more....
Bad driving

Bad driving makes you less attractive

Road rage and texting while behind the wheel are just some of the bad driving that make you less attractive to opposite sex, according to a study commissioned by the Institute of Advanced Motorists. The stud... read more....