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Tag: 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.

Driver asleep at the wheel

Falling asleep at the wheel causes a quarter of all fatal crashes

Up to 25% of fatal car accidents are caused by drivers who have fallen asleep at the wheel, new research suggests.
car insurance write-off

Changes to car insurance write-off categories

A new survey has found that 89% of consumers were unaware of the recent changes to car insurance write-off categories.
Windscreen visibility is a key part of car safety

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.
Common roadside emergency

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.
A Fiat 500 undertakes a EuroNCAP crash test

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.
Cyclists on the streets of London

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.
Can black box insurance reduce young driver crashes?

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

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.
What to do after a car accident (The Car Expert)

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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