UK Driving

Back in Blighty - Behind The Wheel

Toni Hargis | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Toni Hargis

I've been driving for over thirty years. I realise I'm jinxing it when I say I've never had an accident, (if you exclude the idiot in Finchley, arguing with his girlfriend and ramming me up the back end), but I haven't.

LA To San Fran: How To Turn Your PCH Drive Into The Ultimate Road Trip

Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Sherriff

But, with some planning, it can be turned into a whole holiday on its own. Weave in hikes, lazing on the beach, wine tasting and sampling local cuisine, and you'll experience some of the best California has to offer.

Can Your Personality And Mood Really Impact Your Driving Performance?

Chris Brauer | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Tech
Chris Brauer

We're living in an age of obsession with measuring every aspect of what we do. From hours of sleep, number of steps, and calories consumed, to monitoring our emotional state. New innovations and technologies being unveiled at a rapid pace makes this incredibly easy for people to do.

Can We Trust Our Cars To Drive Us?

Russell Haworth | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Tech
Russell Haworth

We have been gradually increasing vehicles' autonomy for many years, fuelled by progressing technology and the enthusiasm of customers. Considering the current status quo, the self-driving car is really just one more step down a path we have been journeying for many years.

Unlucky Learner Has Car Seized By Police In The Middle Of Driving Test

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

An unlucky learner driver was left shocked after Birmingham police seized her instructor’s uninsured car in the middle of her driving test. The stu...

Types Of Driver To Avoid

Ann French | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Comedy
Ann French

The roads of the UK can be a treacherous place that only seem to be getting worse thanks to one thing; other drivers. I've moaned about this in the pa...

Putting Our Families Before Elderly Drivers

Sophia Walker | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK
Sophia Walker

This important issue has been brought to the public eye by fellow blogger @lifeasawidower. At just 33 years old he lost his wife, and his son lost his mother, when an 85-year-old pension mowed her down by accident. According to blogger Ben, the OAP had mistaken the accelerator for the brake.

How To Make Money From Your Car

Richard Laughton | Posted 14.04.2017 | UK
Richard Laughton

Most of us own or need access to a car, but is your car working hard enough for you? A huge 96% percent of the time cars are sitting unused, providing great potential to make some extra cash when you're not driving it. A car can be considered a 'hidden asset', capable of bringing in revenue in a number of ways. Here are five ways that could help you earn some extra cash.

Astonishing Footage Shows Motorist Crash Through Roof After Swerving To Avoid Collision

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 11.03.2017 | UK

The moment a driver ended up landing his car on the roof of a house has been a caught on camera. The man, who has not been named, said that he had bee...

New Drivers Caught Using Their Phones Will Now Lose Their Licence

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Tech

New legislation to curb the use of phones at the wheel comes into force today, as the police begins a fresh crackdown on distraction driving. It comes...

Practical Driving Exam: Protecting Britain's' Roads Or Bloated Cash Cow For A Government Agency?

Brian Berry | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK
Brian Berry

What is the purpose of taking the theory and practical driving test? The simple answer is to ensure drivers have a minimum skill and to ensure the roa...

Accessible Adventures In Mallorca

Martyn Sibley | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

There's very few emails I dislike receiving. I love my job! However there's also only a few emails that I get extremely excited about. One of those such occasions was being invited to visit Mallorca at the end of last year.

Motorists Have Suffered Enough - The Government Must Think Again On The Insurance Premiums Tax

Conor McGinn | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Politics
Conor McGinn

Motorists are used to the pain of rising fuel prices which soared again this month to the highest levels since July 2015. Increases on the forecourt might grab all the media headlines.But it's not just the rises in fuel costs that risk driving motorists off the road. Big jumps in insurance premiums are hitting drivers even harder and are also forcing up the cost of motoring.

Why Christmas Can Be A Risky Time On The Roads

Lanre Onibalusi | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK
Lanre Onibalusi

It may be a time for family and festive cheer, but Christmas can also bring unexpected risks. This point in the calendar can be particularly dangerous...

The Accident

Ripu Daman Singh | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ripu Daman Singh

Here's the lowdown: I left home at sharp 4 pm. Dressed in my favourite black jeans and blue Turtleneck. To endure the excruciating winter-wind and the heavy down pour that day. Got into the car. Drove off imagining how I'd make such a fantastic impression with my punctuality.

The Race Seasons Go So Fast!

Oliver Webb | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK Sport
Oliver Webb

It only feels like the other day I was discussing contracts and negotiating a drive for the 2016 season and now it's all over! It's been a very mixed ...

School Tells Students Their Classmates Are Dead In Shocking Safe Driving Video

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A high school has been blasted over an “upsetting” safe driving campaign after it told students their classmates had died in a car crash. Pupils ...

This Incredible Robot Car Valet Picks Your Car Up And Parks It For You

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Tech

People will go to extreme lengths to secure car parking spaces in city centres, with some spending tens of thousands of pounds on one of their own. No...

World's Most Dramatic Driving Lesson? Learner Driver Gives Police Chasing Criminal A Lift

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Driving lessons can be nerve-wracking enough without two police officers sat in the backseat examining your every move. But that’s exactly what hap...

The Best American Adventure!

Oliver Webb | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Sport
Oliver Webb

September was always going to be a month I looked forward to! I was off to Mexico for the next round of the FIA WEC to a new track on the calendar and...

A Text Could Cost Your Licence As Punishments For Phone Use While Driving Double

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 17.09.2016 | UK

Ministers want to double the punishment for illegal mobile phone use while driving, Government sources said. Motorists caught using a handheld phone...

The Number Of Brits Using Their Mobiles While Driving Has Soared

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Tech

The number of Brits illegally using their mobiles while driving has soared following cuts to road policing, new research shows. Nearly a third of driv...

Contrary To Popular Belief, Elderly Drivers Are Safer Than Young Ones

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 07.09.2016 | UK Tech

The notion that older people are dangerous drivers has been contested by a major analysis of road accident data. Researchers found that 17 to 21 year-...

Why It's Better NOT To Drive (For Some People)

Edward Dyson | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK
Edward Dyson

Look, some people just shouldn't be drivers. In fact, I believe a lot of people shouldn't be drivers. Yet, look into the wallets - or yes, even purses - of the vast majority of these potential road hazards and you will find a light pink card with a ghastly pale photo in the top tight hand corner, which permits them to drive around the world, risking lives at every non-indicated turn, as they see fit.

'Two Thirds Of Brits' STILL Text, Call and Take Selfies While Driving

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 01.09.2016 | UK Tech

Nearly two thirds of Brits use their phones while driving, with texts and selfies ranking as the primary distractions, according to a new survey. A st...