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What To Do If You’re In An Accident

What To Do If You’re In An Accident

Whether you are driving a car or a van, or riding a motorbike, road accidents happen. Here at GoSkippy, we deal with many road accidents everyday. Here are our top tips on handling the situation.   You Must Stop Not stopping is an offence under the Road Traffic...
Top 10 Causes Of Car Journey Rows Revealed

Top 10 Causes Of Car Journey Rows Revealed

‘I spy’, toilet breaks, and the inevitable bickering over directions are all hallmarks of the long car journey. Being cooped up with other people often ends in an argument, and new research from the AA has revealed exactly what ticks us off the most....
Top 10 Cheapest Cars To Insure 2017

Top 10 Cheapest Cars To Insure 2017

Your car plays a big part in getting cheaper car insurance. Want cheaper car insurance? Choosing the right car is a great way to bring down the cost of your insurance. The Group Rating Panel consider how cars perform in the following when assigning them to different...
Home Insurance, Do I Need it?

Home Insurance, Do I Need it?

You can legally own a home without homeowners insurance. However, if you finance your home with a mortgage, your lender most likely will require you to have home insurance coverage to protect your home in case of damage cause by unforeseen circumstances, such as...
What is Building Insurance?

What is Building Insurance?

Building insurance can be taken out on any buildings you may own, such as houses, a warehouse or investment properties. This type of insurance will ensure the physical structure of the building itself, as well as other components such as the fixtures, electronic...
Essential Autumn Driving Advice

Essential Autumn Driving Advice

Summer is officially over and as the seasons change, so do the roads. Here’s a few tips to get you through Autumn… Tyres We recommend at least 3mm of tread for the winter, buy new tyres now before the cold sets in. A patch of wet leaves can be as dangerous...
Hairdressers – this one is for you!

Hairdressers – this one is for you!

Hairdressers? This is one for you ….
It probably won’t come as any surprise to hairdressers and beauticians that news out this week has identified Self-Grooming in the car mirror as one of the most common causes of accidents.
We are a nation obsessed with image, which is all very well in the salon but, apparently, it’s causing havoc on the roads.
We have all seen motorists applying make-up or brushing their hair while stuck in traffic, but to do so while the vehicle is moving is clearly a bad idea. According to an article in The Guardian, in the US self-grooming behind the wheel is a big enough problem for the road-safety group Decide to Drive to issue advice on how to avoid it. In the UK, there’s no specific offence of self-grooming while in control of a motorised vehicle, but it is covered by laws against careless driving.

Drug driving, under the influence of counter drugs

Drug driving, under the influence of counter drugs

Drug driving under the influence  prescription and over the counter drugs could see you breaking the law! You wouldn’t think to put hay fever medication and alcohol in the same category when it comes to driving under the influence, but actually your over the counter...