Monthly Archives: September 2015

New study suggests bad drivers are less attractive It’s widely publicised that bad driving is hugely detrimental to your safety, increasing the likelihood of you or those around you being involved in an accident. But did you know that bad driving can also have a negative impact on your love life? A recent study by

September 28, 2015
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New statistics show drink-driver deaths not reducing Since 2010, the number of people killed in accidents, where at least one driver was over the drink drive limit, has stagnated. This has disappointed motoring organisations, such as the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), who want to see the numbers reduce. The latest Government figures, released in

September 22, 2015
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Are reversing cameras suitable for young drivers? New cars are increasingly packed with technology that is labelled as ‘a driver aid’ or ‘driver assistance’. This technology includes auto braking, lane departure warnings, blind spot detection and reversing cameras. But are these driver assistance tools a help or a hindrance for young drivers? The Yorker has

September 14, 2015
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Students get road safety lesson with mock up car crash Police and emergency services staged a training exercise for students at Marlwood School in South Gloucestershire last month. The exercise consisted of a mock up road collision that saw a stolen vehicle leave a passenger from another vehicle critically ill. The purpose of the pretend

September 8, 2015
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Pay to fill up your car using your smartphone Shell has become the first fuel retailer in the UK to allow you to pay using your smartphone. The Fill Up & Go service, launched in partnership with PayPal, is now being rolled out across most of Shell’s 1000 fuel stations nationwide, according to Chronicle Live.

September 1, 2015
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