road safety

Five common driving offence myths that could cost you

'Getting out of' a driving offence is usually a myth, and not grounded in law, so don’t fall for any of these 5 common driving offence myths.

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...

Road safety – Drive safe and arrive alive

To mark World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims and UK Road Safety Week, we present an infographic about road accidents worldwide.

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.

Road safety worldwide

To highlight UK Road Safety Week next week (9-15 June), the guys at Woodstock Motors have sent us this infographic looking at road safety statistics and regulations around the world. The infographic shows some of the differences in road safety standards and, correspondingly, road safety laws in different companies and regions.

The political parties talk about motoring

Auto Express asked the 4 UK political parties for their plans to improve roads and help drivers. But they were rubbish so here's our ideas.

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.

Top tips for avoiding blind spot mistakes

With everyone looking forward to visiting family and friends during the extended bank holiday weekends, we have put together a few tips for you to avoid falling foul of the dreaded driving blind spot mistake. A large number of accidents are caused by drivers simply failing to notice vehicles in their blind spots.Checking your mirrors while driving isn't enough, so keep in mind these tips from ...

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.

Ten types of driver you DON’T want to be

Drivers can pick up cringeworthy motoring habits that make other road users shake their heads and tut in disapproval. To help motorists avoid picking up these habits, guest blogger Randal Whitmore has decided to shed some light on the 10 types of drivers that nobody wants to be.

The importance of cleaning your car windows on a cold morning

As the mornings get colder, demisting and de-icing your car windows becomes an issue. So what's the best method for keeping your windscreen clear?

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.

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