The GoSkippy Car Insurance Blog
Stories of drivers being prosecuted for looking at their watch whilst at the wheel have not yet appeared in the news. However, following the announcement of the Apple Watch last week, the Department for Transport have warned that police will be on the lookout for motorists doing just that. Have you considered the dangers of using a smartwatch while driving?
State of the art eye-tracking technology will be introduced into the world’s first mass-produced cars, warning drivers when they become distracted.
US car giant General Motors has teamed up with Australian firm Seeing Machines to include tracking devices in half a million vehicles over the next five years.
Sensors will track drivers’ eye movements to ensure they keep their attention on the road.
Electric car owners are set to receive a boost thanks to new funding from the Government.
The soon-to-launch Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme offers electric car owners the chance to have a free charging unit installed at their home.
The scheme is available to residents in England, Scotland and Wales who own, are the main user of or have ordered an Office for Low Emission Vehicles-eligible electric vehicle.
New analysis from leading road safety charity the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has revealed which roads have claimed the most casualties.
The research shows which local authority areas have had the greatest and smallest reductions in numbers of people killed or seriously injured in the past year.
Nottinghamshire, Tower Hamlets and Chester topped the charts, with 98, 81 and 78 people killed or seriously injured on the roads in these areas in 2013 compared to 2012.
‘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.
Unsurprisingly rows over which route to take tops the list, followed swiftly by driving too fast and not asking for directions.
New digital driving records are set to reduce premiums by cutting car insurance fraud.
The individual records of all British motorists are being put online in a digital database this summer.
A grandmother believed to be the county’s oldest female drink driver has been banned from the roads.
Betty Teague, 85, failed a roadside breath test after police pulled her over.
The grandmother-of-nine is thought to be the UK’s oldest drink driver.
She says that she drank just one very small vodka and coke.
Driving while using your mobile is ranked as risky as driving after having a few drinks.
Taking your eyes off the road for even a moment to make a call or try and reply to a text can have tragic consequences.
But motorists have been left fuming as figures confirm fears that fewer and fewer offenders are being caught by police.
A woman gave birth on the side of the motorway after police blocked in her speeding father.
Her father was driving her to hospital at breakneck speeds of 100mph as her labour was already well underway.
Tiffany Ellmore gave birth on the hard shoulder of Hampshire’s M275 motorway on Friday evening after the police chase.