car accident

What happens in a car accident? What are the car safety systems which protect you, or even prevent you having a car accident in the first place? The Car Expert deciphers the technology and explains it in plain English.

What makes a car safe? – Part 3

Modern car safety systems are very good, but there are actions you can take to make your car even safer. The Car Expert advises how to stay safe.

Five common roadside emergencies and how to deal with them

Having a car can be a great thing but it can also come with pitfalls. You need to be prepared for roadside emergencies to happen – anywhere and anytime.

What makes a car safe? – Part 1

Car safety is always a hot topic, but what actually makes a car safe? In Part One of a three-part series, we look at passive safety - or how your car protects you when you hit something.

Just how safe are UK drivers?

To highlight the dangers of unsafe driving behaviour in an increasingly crowded road system, this infographic has put together some pretty shocking statistics based on a survey of UK drivers.

Cyclists need to start taking some responsibility

There is howling from cycling lobbyists in London on a regular basis as yet another cyclist is killed in an accident with a heavy vehicle. It's time for the complaining to stop and action to be taken.

Does black box insurance reduce young driver crashes?

Many insurers now require young drivers to have a black box recorder fitted to their car. But does this technology actually reduce young driver car crashes?

UK car accident statistics

Most of us have had one (or more), everyone fears them. Car accidents are taken for granted these days, so used to them have we become over decades of motoring.

Astonishing facts about car accidents

Did you know that a car accident happens somewhere in the world every minute? Or that Friday is the most common day for a car accident? Topquote.ie has put together this infographic which provides plenty of astonishing facts about car accidents worldwide, as well as a list of the biggest pile-ups in the history of motoring.

Motorbike accidents: What to do if you’re involved

Motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable when it comes to road accidents. Unlike a car driver, they have significantly less protection from, and are more exposed to, their immediate environment.

The importance of road safety for young drivers

If you are a new driver, road safety is paramount. The consequences of a road traffic accident are very serious, whether you were at fault or not.

What to do after a car accident

What should you do after you have been involved in a minor car accident? Rens van der Windt provides advice on the actions you should take.

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