If there’s one thing that’s drummed into us during our driving lives, it’s to follow the rules of the road. To the letter. But sometimes, they might not always make that much sense. Especially when driving abroad, where some regulations are pretty bizarre.
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.
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 guest blogger Rae Ellis to avoid blind spot mistakes while driving.
This week, I had the opportunity to do something that many grown men would give an important part of their anatomy to do – be driven flat-out around a racetrack in a Lamborghini Aventador by the man who was, until recently, The Stig.
Tyre blowouts are a much rarer occurrence than they ever used to be, thanks largely to the improved design and quality of modern tyres. When they do occur, however, they can be extremely dangerous and scary, especially when you are doing seventy miles per hour on a busy motorway.
Do you have any bad driving habits? Most people will tell you that they are good drivers. In fact, some sources suggest that up to 90% of drivers think they are a ‘good’ driver. So why do I always seem to be sharing the road with the rubbish 10%?