Driving Tips

Driving Tips

Staying safe and avoiding road traffic accidents in winter

Winter is a difficult time of year for drivers. Dark nights and shorter daylight hours, freezing conditions and unseen perils like black ice combine to make driving in winter more dangerous than other times of the year – especially if you don’t know what to do in these conditions. We’ve put together some simple advice […]

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What to do in the event of a breakdown: 5 simple steps

Staying safe is the most important thing. Sorting out your vehicle is secondary to putting yourself out of harm’s way. It’s a stressful time for anybody to be in a stricken vehicle in the middle of busy traffic.  Here’s what to do to minimise the dangers to yourself, your passengers and other drivers. Slow down […]

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Eating while driving banned in France

In the UK you wouldn’t think twice about having a sneaky snack behind the wheel, but motorists in France can now be fined £50 on-the-spot for eating while driving. The legislation has been welcomed by road safety campaigners who hope the new laws will eventually make their way across the channel.

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