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|Darker nights 'lead to more road accidents'|
|24th October 2012|
|The clocks are set to go back an hour at the weekend (October 28th) which means we essentially get an extra hour in bed, but not everybody is happy about this.|
According to the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), there is normally a spike in road accidents in November, as commuters a...
|Fewer crashes, but whiplash claims increase|
|17th October 2012|
|Figures compiled the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFA) have highlighted a disturbing development for the car insurance sector, with fewer crashes being reported across the UK, but an upturn in whiplash claims.|
According to the IFA's data, the country has witnessed a 20 per cent r...
|Are you a safe peak-time driver?|
|14th October 2012|
|Drivers need to be on their guard during rush hour in London, Leeds and Bradford, where congestion levels are among the highest in the world.|
The Leeds-Bradford and London regions are among the top 20 most congested cities in Europe, although seven other cities in the UK make it into th...
|Car insurance for young drivers may drop dramatically|
|5th October 2012|
|Today the ABI (Association of British Insurers) has called for a revolution in the driving industry which, if successful, may dramatically lower the price of car insurance for young drivers.|
Currently, young drivers are the most dangerous on the roads, with one in three vehicle deaths o...
|Women 'safer' drivers than men|
|13th September 2012|
|Women may actually be far safer behind the wheel than they are given credit for - especially when compared to men.|
Female motorists have to contend with some pretty negative stereotypes about their driving abilities. However, the latest data from the Department for Transport (DfT) shows...
|Tips for driving in London during the Olympics|
|25th July 2012|
|Driving training specialist the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) Drive and Survive has offered motorists some tips for when they are behind the wheel in and around the capital during the London 2012 Olympics.|
Simon Elstow, head of training, explained that first and foremost, if the...
|Young drivers need more training|
|24th July 2012|
|Young motorists have been urged to undergo more training in order to improve their road safety, amid new figures that highlight how dangerous novice drivers are.|
Launched at Silverstone Classic, AA Charitable Trust and Make Roads Safe's Young Drivers at Risk report indicates that 40...
|Festival goers risk driving home drunk|
|12th July 2012|
|Fun-loving festival attendees this summer should beware of the influence alcohol can have on their driving home the day after drinking, as many end up over the limit when behind the wheel.|
A survey by National Express found that more than a third (38 per cent) of festival-goers aged bet...
|Cut car insurance costs|
|10th July 2012|
|Car insurance is incredibly expensive for young people, but there are things they can do to drive down costs.|
Steve Chilton, Swinton Group claims manager, said the first thing those aged 17 to 25 need to consider is the type of car they are driving as that has a direct correlation with the ...
|Tyre tread important when driving on wet roads|
|4th July 2012|
|With the UK experiencing higher levels of summer rain than usual, it is vitally important that motorists stay safe on wet roads by checking their tyre treads.|
Road safety firm Tyre Safe has recommended that drivers carry out the simple test of inserting a 20p piece into the tread to che...