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
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.
How to react around emergency vehicles As a driver it’s more than likely that at some point during your time behind the wheel you’ll encounter an emergency vehicle. Coming across an emergency vehicle with its blue flashing lights and sirens blaring can be intimidating, and leave some drivers feeling uneasy. However, it’s important to remember
Do CCTV and speed cameras help keep roads safe? Speeding is the leading factor in fatal car crashes. In fact, according to Brake, 28% of car crashes are a result of speeding. Perhaps that’s why almost half of us Brits are thankful for CCTV and speed cameras, with the belief they are helping to make
Breakdowns, children and driving on the wrong side of the road: what causes motorway closures in England?
Breakdowns, children and driving on the wrong side of the road: what causes motorway closures in England? The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), the biggest independent road safety charity in the UK, has recently discovered that a sizeable percentage of all motorway and A road closures in the UK during 2014 were due to a
Keyless car crime up as gangs target vans Car crime in London has gone up by 8% in the past year, with an average of 17 vehicles being stolen every day. According to Auto Express, the Metropolitan Police have said that gangs have been mainly targeting vans like Ford Transits and Transit Connects by using