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New Driving Test All You Need To Know

New Driving Test All You Need To Know

The DVSA has introduced a new format for the UK driving test to help reduce the high numbers of fatal accidents involving young people. The practical test has been shaken up to make it a more realistic assessment of learners’ driving ability. The Changes The...
5 Winter Car Care Tips

5 Winter Car Care Tips

The number of breakdowns can double during the winter months. With salted streets, icy roads, freezing temperatures and heavy snow the roads can be very hazardous. Before the worst weather hits, it is important to check your car to make it through to spring. Below are...
Five Forgetful Fines

Five Forgetful Fines

There is a lot for motorists to remember, whether it’s focusing on driving or remembering to check the oil. A lot of motorists are finding themselves recieving penalties for failing to remember certain motoring responsibilities. Here are the most common...
Driving safely in Rain and Floods

Driving safely in Rain and Floods

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...
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.