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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Driveway Parking and How to Use It

London is not the only major city in the world to suffer from parking issues, but here, just like other major cities, solutions seem to be in short supply and therefore, the hassle of parking and driving in London is a fact. People are encouraged to use trains and the tube, along with the buses. Some commuters have taken to...

Why buy a luxury saloon?

Luxury saloons are popular because they’re stylish, robust and packed with technical advancements. In terms of drive technologies, they’re often equipped with the latest safety equipment such as brake assist and anti-lock braking, traction control and electronic brake force distribution. They also have comfort features including leather seats, climate control, sunroofs and powertilt and telescopic steering. These features ensure...

Britain’s 5 Most Dangerous Roads

Planning on taking a drive in Derbyshire, Yorkshire or Lancashire? Then take care: these counties offer some of Britain’s most beautiful scenery but are also home to many of Britain’s most dangerous roads. A 2010 survey compiled by the Road Safety Foundation used figures from 2006 to 2008 and divided Britain’s road network into “significant sections” of various lengths. The study...

Would you pass your driving test again?

Would you pass your driving test if you took it again today? The insurance company Direct Line has conducted a survey to find out whether drivers would pass their driving test if they were to take it again today. They conducted mock driving tests on 50 drivers around the country to see how they would fare if they were sitting...

5 Reasons to Watch Out For Motorcycles

The close of summer means we will be seeing fewer and fewer motorcycles on the road through the end of the year. However, that is not to say every bike will go dormant. Some riders continue to ride until the weather makes it impossible and, of course, even those who do put their bikes away for the winter will...

Would you pass your driving test today?

For those of us who have been driving for years, we think we know the rules of the road and the best ways to avoid those drivers who don't. We may be able to get ourselves from A to B safely most of the time, but are we really abiding to traffic laws? The Driving Survey Brake, the road safety charity,...

Preparing for your Practical Driving Test

Getting your driving licence is one of the most important qualifications you can get in life and so it is not surprising that many people get nervous before taking their practical driving test. Being nervous is natural but to help you get the better of those nerves and be more successful on test day it is important that you...

The Most Notorious Car Pile Ups in History

The first fuel powered car was designed by Benz Patent-Motorwagen way back in 1886 with Ohio City claiming the first gasoline powered car accident in 1891. Engineer James Lambert was said to be driving his very own gasoline powered buggy with James Swoveland as his passenger, when the vehicle hit a tree root Lambert lost control of the car,...

What’s the Problem with Britain’s Young Drivers?

How the numbers don’t add up for younger motorists Young drivers are often singled out for strong criticism. They’re accused of being irresponsible, reckless and dangerous. This has led to some lively debates about the UK’s younger motorists during the past 12 months, and a range of headline-grabbing ideas have been suggested to ‘deal’ with the issues surrounding them. But is...
Driving Test Preparation

Tips for prepping for your driving test day

Before you have managed to graduate on the day of your driving test, you already have between 40 and 50 hours of driving training and simulations. While getting through your test isn’t a sign that you are 100% perfect driver, it does indicate that you are competent enough to be allowed on roads without supervision. When you hit the...