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UK road accident statistics: Safe, but could be better

While the UK has strict road safety laws, there were still 1,780 road deaths in the last year. That's just under five people dying every day on UK roads (sponsored post).

Giving way to emergency vehicles

Dealing with an emergency vehicle can panic drivers. What are you supposed to do? Should you cross into an intersection or mount a kerb to get out of the way?

The dangers of distracted driving

Anything that causes you to take your eyes off the road when driving is putting you and others at risk. Guest author Chris Triplett discusses the dangers of distracted driving.

Driving safely, whatever the weather

Driving safely is critical when the weather turns nasty, yet some drivers seem to lose their senses exactly when considered judgments are most important.

Overtaking – how to do it safely

How should you go about overtaking the vehicle in front of you? Most drivers overtake without really thinking about it, until it starts going wrong. And by then, it's often too late...

Top ten tips to save fuel

With the high cost of fuel, many are feeling the pinch. However, there are changes you can make to your driving to help you save fuel.

Cruise control and how to use it to your advantage

Cruise control can be intimidating if you have never used it. Once you get used to it, however, you may find it a provides a real benefit to your driving.

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