Car Accidents

Stopping Clocks Going Back Could Save Hundreds of Children's Lives

Paul Singh | Posted 24.10.2015 | UK
Paul Singh

The clocks going back on Sunday could cost hundreds of children's lives on UK roads in winter. Research by road safety company SmartWitness has shown that if we abolished putting the clocks back and persisted with British Summer Time throughout the whole year we would significantly reduce road casualties to pedestrians, cyclists and especially school-children.

The Dramatic Moment A Car Was Left Dangling Off The M25

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK

A driver and passenger have walked away from a crash which left their car hanging over a motorway. Their vehicle hit a barrier at junction five of ...

Do You Realize It?

Esha Tewari | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Esha Tewari

No, I didn't realize until 2011, when I met with a car accident which changed my life... I was a girl with full of life, love, creativity & happiness. A girl who was just like a kid & who never thought of any bad thing can ever happen to her or to anyone in her family.

M25 Closed At Lakeside After Fatal Eight-Car Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK

One person has died and a number of others injured after an eight-car pile-up on the M25 at Lakeside. The accident led to the closure of the M25 cl...

'Terrible And Tragic'

PA | Posted 06.01.2013 | UK

A police officer who died after his car crashed into a tree as he responded to an emergency call has been named. Pc Andrew Bramma, 32, was killed i...

Police Officer Dies In Car Crash, Answering 999 Call

PA | Posted 06.01.2013 | UK

A police officer has died in a road accident while answering an emergency call. The officer was killed when his patrol vehicle collided with a tree...

'Dogs, Coffee Cups And High Heels'

PA | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK

Dogs and coffee cups are among causes of accidents to car drivers, according to a poll. Inappropriate footwear is also to blame for some crashes, a...

Should Drivers Be Made To Learn For A Year?

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

First-time drivers should be made to learn for a year before they can get their licence, say insurers. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) is...

Walking And Texting Becomes A Finable Offence In New Jersey

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Comedy

'Reckless walking' has been a finable offence in Fort Lee, New Jersey, for just one month, but already the local police department has issued 117 tick...

Who Gets My Cycling Vote?

Natasha Kuilak Mellersh | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Politics
Natasha Kuilak Mellersh

I love cycling, yes even in London... I grew up in Germany and I rode my first two-wheeler bike without stabilisers before my third birthday. The main reason I started cycling in London was because I kept running out of money for the bus.

Teenage Girl Dies After Being Hit By A Car In Merseyside

PA | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK

A teenage girl has died after being struck by a car in the early hours of Sunday morning, police said. The 17-year-old, who has not been named, was...

German Driver Gets Sports Car Stuck On Boulder

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK

Playing driving games like Grand Theft Auto, you can occasionally find your vehicle snagged on a tree or a branch or a rock. In real-life? Not so much...