This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 13):
|Drivers are putting lives at risk by not knowing the Highway Code|
|13th April 2012|
|Millions of motorists up and down the country are putting the lives of themselves, pedestrians and other drivers at risk by not understanding basic signs and road rules outlined in the Highway Code.|
Goodyear's annual Test the Nation study asked over 2,000 Brits simple question based...
|Driving with one hand could prove fatal|
|13th April 2012|
|Around two million drivers have been involved in an accident or a near miss while carelessly driving a vehicle with just one hand, according to data from the Department for Transport.|
This is typically the case when people eat, drink, smoke, tinker with a sat nav or use a phone when dri...
|Car insurance searches proving the most popular|
|12th April 2012|
|Record numbers of motorists are searching for car insurance online, but at the expense of looking for home and travel coverage.|
Of over 1.9 million searches made for insurance products online in January 2012, 62 per cent (1.2 million) were connected to car insurance, according to Greenl...
|Whitehall issues pothole guidelines to local authorities|
|11th April 2012|
|Local authorities throughout the UK have been issued guidelines by the government on how to tackle the epidemic of potholes that is causing damage to cars and unnecessary motor insurance claims up and down the nation.|
The advice addresses how to fix potholes once they have developed, bu...
|GEM Motoring Assist joins drink-drive lobby|
|11th April 2012|
|Road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist has joined a lobby to encourage the government to lower the drink-drive limit in order to reduce the number of accidents on British roads.|
The firm is a member of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) and, as such, i...
|Tips to avoid the hazards of the daily commute|
|4th April 2012|
|The daily commute can be a very dangerous time to drive. Motorists are tired, the traffic is bad and people are stressing about getting to work.|
However, the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has offered advice on how to make your drive to work safer to avoid unexpected accidents.
|Driving tips for managed motorway users|
|3rd April 2012|
|Simon Elstow, the driving training specialist at the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has offered up driving tips for drivers on managed motorways.|
These motorways specifically use overhead signs and variable speed limits to improve the flow of traffic, while the hard shoulder can ...
|Teenage boys less like to use electronic devices while driving|
|31st March 2012|
|Teenage girls are twice as likely to use electronic devices, such as mobile phones and iPods, behind the wheel compared to their male counterparts, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.|
The study entitled Distracted Driving Among Newly Licensed Drivers used in-car video fo...
|Good eyesight makes for safer drivers|
|30th March 2012|
|Good eyesight goes some way to making a motorist a lot safer on the road, according to a road safety charity.|
Being able to see where you are going and to be keenly aware of any potential hazards is a basic requirement for safe driving.
It can make roads a lot less dangerou...
|Accidents to be reduced by moving the clocks forward?|
|24th March 2012|
|As the day approaches for all our clocks to go ahead an hour, the independent road safety charity Brake is calling on the government to move clocks ahead an hour all year round.|
If the Lighter Later campaign was to be successful there would be less daylight hours in the morning when mos...