December 12, 2017

DRIVEN TO DISTRACTION

It’s been predicted that distracted driving is set to become the biggest cause of road deaths by 2015 as motorists continue to flout the law by texting, talking and using social media on their handheld mobile devices. 2012 saw a staggering 583,686 drivers receive a £60 fine and three penalty … [Read more...]

DRIVING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS

This week, as millions of motorists around the country are travelling home for Christmas, the Institute of Advanced Motorists’ chief examiner and advanced driver, Peter Rodger, offers safety tips for night-time motoring driving. Top tips for motorway driving in the dark: Driving in the dark … [Read more...]

SKIDDING IN THE RAIN?

Recent first summer storms of the year, have given rise to an important safety warning from breakdown cover company and road safety charity GEM Motoring Assist. GEM CEO, David Williams MBE warns that rain on the roads following a run of dry hot weather can create serious safety risks. David … [Read more...]

POTHOLE PROBLEM RESURFACES FOLLOWING COLD SNAP

The current ‘pothole epidemic’ blighting the UK’s roads is not only causing added financial burden for drivers and councils, but it is also in danger of leading to a rise in the number of tyre related road casualties. The stark warning has been issued by tyre safety organisation TyreSafe, and … [Read more...]

COMMUTERS’ MONTH OF MISERY THANKS TO POTHOLE PENNY-PINCHING

Motorists should brace themselves for up to two months’ worth of commuter misery, as a decade of reliance on cheap and brittle road repair materials finally takes its toll, warns Warranty Direct’s campaign website, Potholes.co.uk. After the UK experienced more than a foot of rainfall in November … [Read more...]

EXPLORE THE WORLD OF PORSCHE ADVANCED DRIVING AT SILVERSTONE

Get a taste of one of the world’s most famous sporting brands: Drive the Porsche of your dreams and hone your driving awareness and car handling skills on the purpose built Silverstone tracks. Upon arriving at the centre, the first thing you notice is the wail of flat-six boxer engines coming … [Read more...]