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Why do most drivers think they are “above average”
18th September 2019
  Most drivers in the UK think they are “above average” but we can’t all be right, can we? What is an average driver? We can easily work out average/above average/below average for things like height, weight, intelligence and income. But how is a drivers “ability” worked out? How come...
All Season Tyres vs Winter Tyres
23rd August 2019
  All Season Tyres – a compromise: As the name suggest, all season tyres are designed to be used in all seasons, they are different to winter or snow tyres. The main difference is the different tyre compound used, which react differently in different temperatures. An all season tyre is...
Safety at Level Crossings
23rd August 2019
  A level crossing is where a road crosses a railway or a tramway line. In recent years there has been more awareness about how to deal safely with these crossings following various tragedies. Level Crossing Tips: If you have already crossed the white line when the amber light comes...
Coping With Driving Emergencies
15th August 2019
  Dealing with an emergency situation whilst driving can sometimes mean the difference between life and death. Being able to know what to do should the worst happen is essential. We have highlighted some of the most feared but perhaps the most common emergency situations drivers face. Cracked Windscreen/Windscreen Repairs A small...
Staying Safe – Motorway Breakdowns
10th August 2019
  A motorway breakdown can effect anyone at anytime. It’s essential to stay safe. When you have a breakdown on a motorway you should do the following: Get Away From Danger: Get your vehicle off the road if at all possible. Do not put yourself at risk if this is...