If you often drive in places where the traffic is high, and it gets your nerves, you should take some countermeasures to avoid too much stress. As you probably know, it is far better to avoid the stress altogether rather than just dealing with it when it appears. There are many ways to find a […]
Mobile phones are one of the biggest distraction for experienced and amateur drivers. A lot of companies now offer technologies that limit phone usage while driving. They can choose from temporary blocking devices of calls or messages until apps that are connected to the car and allow phone usage only through Bluetooth.
With ‘Smart’ cars becoming more popular, the increase of older drivers has also become noticeable. Age comes accompanied with health problems that could influence driving. However, today car’s smart features allow anyone to drive more comfortably and more safely. Many manufacturers have specific models with different functions for everyone’s driving experience.
Every driver once in life has encountered speed display. Mostly they are stationed near low-speed limit zones. Drivers may have seen them with numbers, symbols, colours or flashing lights symbolising driving behaviour. Statistics show that nine out of ten drivers will slow down while passing by speed display.
Devoted to nature two wheels transportation enthusiasts, such as cyclists, have become more popular in the UK, especially in London. Drivers need to remember that they can appear from nowhere on the road. Give additional room for their and your safety. Maybe tomorrow you will change places with them.
The weather sometimes is tricky and doesn’t let immediately enjoy spring. However, spring is an awakening with new life and problems. Cyclists and motorcyclists start their season that means new road users. Residential and school areas fill with children who enjoy the warm weather. Last but not least are potholes.
ADAS is the next generation of automotive safety devices or advanced driver assist systems. These devices would help to avoid getting into an accident. You may know silent, old helpers as anti-lock brakes or traction control. More advanced and visible ones are blind spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, pedestrian detection warning, driver drowsiness detection, etc.
Not only have speeding penalties increased since the end of April, but the second price to pay for those changes is a car insurance increase. UK drivers who receive speeding points will face additional expenses for insurance premiums. Six points will lead to almost a 76% increase in insurance premiums.
Nowadays, there are still chauffeurs on UK roads. Today, a recognisable wardrobe is no longer needed; discretion is essential. These drivers need to be precise and think of all the risks, as they often have high-class clients. They have special rules for a car and driving that are required to be taking into account.
It’s not good manners to use a horn. Sometimes, it can be used in situations when other drivers’ behaviour is dangerous to other road users but still only with a small amount of usage. However, it’s not allowed to use a horn in built-up areas between 11:30 pm and 7:00 am.