The GoSkippy Car Insurance Blog
It might sound a bit supernatural, but unfortunately phantom car insurance is turning out to be a very real problem for young people today.
More than 7,000 drivers with 12 or more penalty points on their licences have not been banned from driving.
This includes one man from Liverpool with a whopping 45 points on in his licence!
A new year, a new you! You may not have a new car, but why not make some resolutions to take better care of your set of wheels in 2014?
The better nick you keep you vehicle in, the longer you can expect to keep it out of the garage and on the road.
Keeping on top of a few simple maintenance tasks won’t take long and can have far-reaching consequences – and could even save you some serious money!
Winter is well and truly upon us, but with warm temperatures, it’s rain not snow which is causing the greatest hazards for drivers on the roads right now.
With flood warnings issued across Britain, if you must take to the roads, it is worth preparing for wet weather to maximise the safety of you and your vehicle.
British drivers are some of the angriest in the world.
Nearly half of UK drivers confess to experiencing road rage, with more than a third admitting it made them drive more aggressively.
A survey of more than 3,000 drivers this year found that nearly one in ten drivers had been threatened with violence during moments of road range.
Would you be prepared to put your phone in the boot every time you drive?
That’s what leading road safety charity Brake called for during their campaign to cut mobile phone distraction at the wheel. They highlighted the growing threat of drivers attempting to multitask driving and using their phones during Road Safety Week.
Finally some good news for the cash-strapped motorist – the cost of car insurance has fallen at the fastest rate in 20 years.
While prices have seemingly been rising everyone else, car insurance premiums have been plummeting.
Would you buy a self-driving car? One in five drivers would be tempted if it could save them money on their car insurance.
A kangaroo caused part of an Australian airport to shut down after getting inside and hopping through the terminal.
Incredibly the injured male roo took himself to Qantas’ domestic terminal’s pharmacy!
Passengers were startled to see a kangaroo bounding through the busy terminal at Melbourne Airport, before then taking refuge in the chemist.
Like it or not the cold time of the year is coming around again and now is the time to run through some auto maintenance jobs to make sure you’re safe on the roads this winter.
Keeping your vehicle regularly serviced not only ensures better performance but it also reduces chances of pesky winter breakdowns.