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Oct 17

Driving While Tired: A Major Problem on UK Roads


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More road accidents within the United Kingdom are caused by drivers who are fatigued than by drug driving offenders, according to new research. Nearly twenty percent of all road accidents on the roads of Great Britain are connected to fatigue, the last reported data from 2015 has revealed, while drugs were responsible for just eighteen percent of such accidents. Forty percent of the fatigue related accidents concerned commercial vehicles, a statistic that points out a major problem with the lack of sleep and long hours worked by the drivers in those industries.

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Sep 17

What to know when you hire a car abroad


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You might not think that it would be too difficult to hire a car when you go abroad, but the truth is it can sometimes be tough to make the right choice, with all of the different hiring conditions and forms of insurance on offer. Leaving the decision to the last minute is also a guaranteed way to get very frustrated and probably end up making the wrong choices.

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07
Sep 17

The Electric Car Revolution is Coming


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In less than twenty years all new cars that are sold within Europe will be electric, according to a Dutch bank. ING says that the development will be supported by governments, as well as economies of scale and the falling cost of batteries.

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Aug 17

Top Tips for your Practical Driving Test


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Very few people ever feel completely ready for, and confident about, their driving test, even after taking endless driving lessons and learning on the road for hundreds of miles and dozens of hours.

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03
Aug 17

Summer Driving: Heatwave Tips


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Summer can bring with it the occasional heatwave, and while the best thing to do is to stay indoors and out of the heat, that is usually not possible for most people. Driving in a summer heatwave can bring with it its own set of complications, which is why it is a good idea to be aware of a few basic tips that can help you and your automobile to both get through this time unscathed.

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Jul 17

Driving with a Caravan: The Facts


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Caravanning has long been known as a great British tradition, but it is also an ideal method of snatching a quick break without having to wreck your bank balance in the process. However, it is a good idea to be aware of a number of factors relating to driving with a caravan before you actually go out and buy one…

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13
Jul 17

How Much Do You Really Know About Driving Law?


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There are a lot of myths around driving laws, and while new drivers and young drivers in particular may be more likely to believe some of the more outrageous and unlikely ones, even experienced older drivers can sometimes cling onto “facts” that are actually no such thing.

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22
Jun 17

New Speeding Fines for England & Wales


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Motoring groups have welcomed the introduction of tough new punishments for extremely serious motoring offences. Drivers who are caught on the road at speeds considerably over those of the legal limit will face much higher penalties in both England and Wales starting on Monday, 24th of April 2017. Magistrates have been given new guidelines that allow them to fine motorists who do 51 miles per hour in a 30 mile per hour zone, starting from as much as 150 percent of their normal weekly income, a rise from the former level of 100 percent.

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01
Jun 17

Driving in the Republic of Ireland


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Drivers from the United Kingdom who plan to be driving in the Republic of Ireland, either for business reasons or because they are going on holiday, should be aware of a few important facts before heading off to the country. Self-driving tours of Ireland are becoming a very popular pastime, particularly for people who do not want to have to stick to someone else’s schedule, and would much rather just be able to take things at their own pace. It is therefore very important to make sure you have all the details to hand before doing so.

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May 17

Learn to Maintain Your Car and Save Money


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These days, particularly with an uncertain future due to Brexit, everything seems to be more expensive. Everyone, and especially motorists, are looking at ways to save money. One of the best ways of cutting the costs of motoring is to learn how to maintain your car for yourself. Many motorists don’t really understand that simple things such as checking the oil and water in your vehicle on a weekly basis, and checking tyre pressure, especially before embarking on a long journey, can save money in the end.

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