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How to stay safe when driving in the dark

Winter is coming, and that means the sun is rising later and the evenings are quickly becoming shorter. For those of us commuting to and...

Loud music a dangerous distraction

A new study had found that loud music while driving hits all the wrong notes for road safety. Here's our top five tips for musical motoring.

Death of the manual gearbox?

The growing number of electric vehicles coming on to the UK’s roads is leading to a change in young motorists’ future driving ambitions.

The cost of speeding

Worrying new UK speeding statistics have been released as safety campaigners say watching your speed saves money… and lives.

Top 10 drink-driving myths

Every year, around 55,000 people in England and Wales are convicted of drink-driving offences. We bust some of the biggest myths.

Increase in new drivers losing their licences

Figures obtained by road safety charity IAM Roadsmart has shown an increase in the number of newly qualified drivers losing their licence.

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?

Shock survey a rude awakening for safety campaigners

Road safety leaders have been left feeling restless, after 10% of motorists surveyed admitted they have fallen asleep while driving.

Motorists back call for tailgating fines

Almost 90% of UK drivers support fines for tailgating on the motorway, according to a new poll.

Why do we drive on the left-hand side of the road?

Why do some countries drive on the left side of the road and others on the right? We explore the curious origins of this road traffic rule.

I’ve been caught speeding by a speed camera – what happens now?

Have you recently been caught by a speed camera? Read our easy-to-understand guide on what to expect, what to do and when to do it.

Top tips to cut your driving bills

Saving money by driving less during the pandemic? Carry on with that once you start spending more time behind the wheel again.

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