23rd February 2017
Follow these top tips for driving safely in high winds

How to stay safe in windy weather

Windy weather can cause trouble on the roads. Luckily, IAM RoadSmart has come up with 5 simple tips to stay safe when the gusts pick up, […]
22nd February 2017
Straßenverkehr in Hamburg, Deutschland

UK has third-highest road congestion in Europe

Third place normally isn’t bad. We’d take a bronze medal in Judo any day of the week… mainly because we’ve had no judo training whatsoever. But, […]
17th February 2017
The light-up lollipop has already shown results in early trials

New light-up lollipop invention set to save lives

There is a light and it never goes out. Now, just because there’s no evidence to suggest Morrissey was singing about a future light-up school crossing […]
16th February 2017
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Bad driving makes you less attractive – fact!

Forget how you look. Forget trying to be funny. It doesn’t even matter how kind you are. There’s a new golden rule of attraction. It’s how […]
14th February 2017
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Why do people love their cars?

It’s February – the month of love. And to celebrate this amorous time of year, we decided to look into why us Brits hold such an […]
13th February 2017
Relationship goals: never needing to lie about an accident

Would you tell your partner if you damaged their car?

You’d never keep something from your partner… would you? A new study from AlloyGator has discovered just how honest UK drivers are. Specifically, how honest drivers […]
10th February 2017
Keep your car clean… or people may not be too fond of you

80% of drivers make passengers follow strict hygiene rules

The first rule of the Car Hygiene Club is… well, you need a clean car obviously… CarGurus have researched the hygiene habits of UK drivers – […]
9th February 2017
Hand of car mechanic with wrench. Auto repair garage.

(Car) service with a smile

They say only a bad craftsman blames their tools. We have to disagree. If a craftsman has a broken saw and half a screwdriver, it doesn’t […]
8th February 2017
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Most UK adults ‘uncomfortable’ with driverless cars

2017 looks set to be an exciting year for cars. Electric cars will improve, motorsport will exhilarate and driverless cars may start to gently make their […]
7th February 2017
The increased speeding fines could mean a fine of 150% your weekly wage

Speeding penalties set to rise, don’t be caught out!

Currently, when a motorist is caught driving excessively over the speed limit, they receive a fine that starts at 100% of their weekly income. But with […]
6th February 2017
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5 ways to conquer stressful driving

Road rage, it can get us all. From a quiet tut, to an unnecessary hand gesture, we all react in different ways. But sometimes road rage […]
1st February 2017
Happy National Car Insurance Day from 1st CENTRAL!

Let’s celebrate National Car Insurance Day

It’s rare that we ever talk about ourselves on here. We like to keep things topical and talk about the news that matters, whether it’s crucial […]
30th January 2017
White comes out on top, but its success may be short lived…

Is the colour of your car on trend?

They say you can tell a lot about a person from the colour of their car. We don’t know who they are or what they can […]
25th January 2017
A new police crackdown has seen 47 drivers an hour caught using a phone while driving.

47 drivers an hour caught using phone

Is mobile phone use behind the wheel becoming more common? New figures from the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) suggest it most certainly is. In fact, […]
23rd January 2017
A new study has explored the attitudes of UK drivers, and what your car really says about you.

What does your car say about you?

What were you thinking about when you bought your last car? Was your mind focused on looking good, or were you just concerned about getting your […]
16th January 2017
UK roads are likely to see potholes appearing at an ‘unprecedented rate’ over the coming months.

National Pothole Day: Potholes to appear at ‘unprecedented rate’

Happy National Pothole Day everyone! OK, it’s not quite as big as Christmas yet, but give it a few years and we’ll all be buying Pothole […]
12th January 2017
Get your windscreen chip fixed as soon as possible to avoid it turning into a crack.

Why it’s a cracking idea to get windscreen chips fixed

You’re driving along the road when a lorry wheel flicks up a stone which hits your windscreen and causes a chip. Frustrating, we know…but our windscreen […]
11th January 2017
Car park incidents now account for 30% of all car accidents in the UK.

Does my car look big in this?

Parking. It’s never easy, is it? Well, it may not be your fault. A new study suggests that parking spaces in the UK are too small […]
10th January 2017
We've put together 5 tips to help you save money on running your car.

5 ways to cut down your car’s running costs

It’s January, which means two things are inevitable. You’ve made a New Year’s resolution and you’ve probably already given up on it! So how about making […]
9th January 2017
The Ford Focus RS is up for Best performance car at the 2017 UK Car of the Year Awards.

UK Car of the Year category winners announced

Forget the Golden Globes. We’ve got a far more important set of winners to announce… The UK Car of the Year Awards has announced its 12 […]