Category Archives: Safety

Tyres Badly Worn? UK Drivers Fined £27M in 2016

When something is wrong with a motorists car, they will seek advice and repair it as soon as possible. The problem with tyres is that they slowly deteriorate, making the change harder to detect. If motorists do not check their … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – 5 Tips & Checks for Motorists

This Sunday, 27th March 2016, will be the earliest Easter in almost a decade. Although the date of Easter may vary year to year, traffic on the roads will undoubtedly be packed due to people travelling cross country to visit … Continue reading

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Tips on Driving in Winter Weather

Certain parts of the country are beginning to feel the cold and are even being hit with surprise snow storms. Believe me, I know! Last night, on my commute home from work, traffic came to a standstill and I had … Continue reading

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Road Safety Week 2015

This week is Road Safety Week – the UK’s biggest road safety event which works with schools, organisations and community groups to champion road safety. First launched in in 1997, by the road safety charity Brake, the event aims to … Continue reading

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Drink Driving: Don’t Take The Risk

Well… here we are again. Another 12 months up, another year under the belt and another New Year’s Eve is just around the corner. As is often the case at this time of the the year, many people will be … Continue reading

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Driving Safely In Gale Force Winds

Over the next couple of days the Met Office has warned that the UK is set to face a barrage of strong winds – releasing both orange and yellow warnings for most of Britain. They have described the risk: “Westerly … Continue reading

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Worrying Numbers Driving Under Influence of Drugs

According to a survey carried out by road safety charity Brake, along with and Direct Line, 3% of drivers in the UK has admitted to driving after taking drugs – which, if extrapolated with the whole of the UK, could … Continue reading

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Preparing for the MOT Test

Once your vehicle reaches its third birthday you are required by law to book it in for an annual MOT Test. The entire process is very strongly regulated and because of this, you are only able to take your car … Continue reading

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Girl’s Guide Part 3: Checking your Tyre Pressure

First things first, you NEED to check your tyre pressure every month. This is very important, as having the correct tyre pressure will reduce the risk of losing control of your vehicle. Tyres that are under-inflated bare the risk of … Continue reading

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Girl’s Guide Part 2: Tips for Ensuring the Best Tyre Care

So, going back to the basics, we need to make sure we know how to take care of our tyres. We often forget the fundamental fact, that our tyres are the only contact point between our vehicle and the road … Continue reading

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