Category: Driving best practices

May 09, 2017
How to Get Away from an Unsafe Driver

Parents care about their kids and want them safe. They can teach how to say no to driving with friends when feeling unsafe with a driver. Overconfidence in a driver could lead to dangerous situations. The best way is to talk about situations is when driving is dangerous so the kid can recognise it. Give […]

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May 05, 2017
Spring Precipitation May Cause Hydroplaning

Inevitable spring rains could come with floods. Statistics shows more accidents on a wet surface than snowy. Streets covered with water could lead to hydroplaning, tyres don’t touch the surface of the road. You can ease off the gas, letting weight transfer to the front wheels. Ease on brakes and steer towards a location where […]

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May 03, 2017
Let’s Make Driving a Less Stressful Experience

Heavy traffic or others disruptions could cause frustration and lead to other emotions. You can improve your driving experience with many tricks. Checking maps for different routes, avoiding driving in rush hours, adding additional time for your trip, preparing some entertainment for a ride or just switch transportation from time to time.

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May 01, 2017
It’s High Time to Change the Old Diesel Cars

The UK needs to improve its air quality. The government has come up with a plan to pay up to £2,000 to old diesel owners to buy a new car. This money will likely be given to drivers from most polluted areas or with low income. If it becomes reality, then £500m could help to […]

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Apr 25, 2017
Motion sickness is milder when you are the driver

There is a phenomenon that driving a vehicle is less nauseating than being in a passenger seat. Scientists have different explanations, such as mismatching information being received from various senses. Others thought that the inner ear was overstimulated. Researchers from Israel found that the importance of being in control of movement helps to reduce motion […]

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Apr 24, 2017
Road safety signs with extraordinary design

People tend to no longer pay attention to road signs. Designers have come to help with tactics of using special road signs. You have probably seen a smiley or sad face under speed boards. On some UK roads, they have replaced “children crossing” signs with black life-size silhouettes of children.

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Apr 22, 2017
UK Tech Company Steps Closer to Driverless Cars

Arm Holdings, the biggest UK tech company, has come up with a new microprocessor. The “DynamIQ” chip is 50 times stronger than existing ones. It’s perfectly suitable for artificial intelligence and driverless cars. Currently, Arm is a strong player in the phone chip market. With this chip, they become a competitor to Intel.

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Apr 21, 2017
Do You Know Your Vehicle Emission Standard?

Everyone wants to breathe good air quality. Starting in 1992, EU and EEA member countries have particular emission standards for new cars. The reason for this is to lower the levels of NOx, CO, HC, and PM emissions. France even has charges for higher emitting cars entering specific cities. We want to help you find […]

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Apr 19, 2017
Get Acquainted with Smart Motorways

When driving through the UK, you have probably used at least once smart motorway. They use variable speed limits to reduce congestion and move the flow of traffic. You can find three different kinds of smart motorways. All lane running schemes will use hard shoulders. Controlled motorways will also have variable speed limits. Last but […]

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Apr 18, 2017
Something Interesting for Uber Drivers and Users

Many authorities around the world try to catch Uber breaking local laws. The taxi-hailing company has caught them using special software to recognise and fool authorities. This cat and mouse game happens because Uber classifies its drivers as independent contractors. As an Uber driver, you never know who sits in the back of a car.

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