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22nd June 2017
200 drivers caught a day using their mobile phone

Over 200 drivers a day caught on phone

Many of you will know that back in March, the penalties handed down to drivers caught using their phone behind the wheel changed. In fact, they […]
20th June 2017
Top tips to help improve your eco-friendly driving

Need a helping hand being green on the road?

With new road tax laws and more manufacturers producing hybrid and electric cars, it seems we’re making more of an effort to reduce the environmental impact […]
19th June 2017
City cars offer great features in a compact package. Check out our Top 10!

Top 10 city cars on the market right now

The city car sector is hot. Forgoing unnecessary speed, spaciousness and luxury, these mini all-rounders are nippy enough to weave in and out of traffic and […]
19th June 2017
Driving to a festival has never been easier with these top tips

Driving to a summer festival

There are few better ways to celebrate the summer than a music festival. You just can’t beat the bright lights, amazing bands and the great atmosphere […]
16th June 2017
Alcoholic lollies can contain as much alcohol as a strong lager

Don’t lick and drive: Police warning over alcoholic lollies

The summer’s well and truly here. We’ve had a few hot days and everybody is already complaining that it’s too hot… you have to love the […]
15th June 2017
The Iceplane wins automotive product of the year!

Best car products revealed at Honest John Awards

Forget the Oscars. Move over BAFTA. The Honest John awards are in town. For the first time ever, Honest John handed out 15 awards to car-related products. From […]
14th June 2017
Skoda and Kia show that ‘low-cost’ can trump luxury

Does owning a flashy car make you a happier driver?

Driver Power is the UK’s biggest survey dedicated to one thing; car satisfaction. And this year’s results seem to show that money can’t always buy happiness. […]
12th June 2017
It is illegal to leave your pet in a car on a hot day

GEM urges drivers to keep their pets safe this summer

OK, we don’t want to jinx anything… but it’s starting to feel like summer’s here. If it immediately started raining outside after you read that, we’re […]
8th June 2017
Apple's new 'Do Not Disturb' function will go live this autumn

Apple looks to make the roads a safer place to be

Apple, one of the world’s largest tech companies, is trying to tackle the problem of distracted drivers head on. And, as ever with Apple, they’re doing […]
5th June 2017
The personalised Sweptail Rolls Royce reportedly cost £10 million.

Rolls-Royce Sweptail: one of the world’s most expensive new cars

Rolls-Royce are known for their seriously luxurious motor cars, often featuring bespoke tailoring and accessories. But the new Rolls-Royce Sweptail is in a league of its […]
31st May 2017
The changes look to prepare drivers for modern-day roads.

New manoeuvres and sat-nav mastery: the driving test is changing

As Bob Dylan famously sang, the driving test is a-changin’. (What do you mean that’s not the song?) Anyway… As of 4th December 2017, the driving […]
30th May 2017
Over 2 in 5 motorists don’t get car finance advice

One fifth of drivers are unaware of the details of their car finance deal

It’s time we had a chat about car finance. Mainly because a new study’s revealed that quite a lot of UK drivers have never really sat […]
25th May 2017
Many of the world’s most-loved marques are manufactured in Germany

What does Germany’s renewable energy record mean for car production?

There are two things in this world that are always 100% true. First, if you ever go to a karaoke bar, you will hear Queen at […]
23rd May 2017
Four of the top five most stressful journeys involve driving with children

Driving with children is driving British parents round the bend

There’s no question, driving with children can cause parents some serious stress. From the moment they’re born, bringing them home from hospital, right through to the […]
22nd May 2017
Sat navs are even becoming a feature of driving tests

How to navigate a complicated sat nav

It wasn’t that long ago that sat navs were quite the luxury. A clever, new piece of tech that consigned hefty maps and road trip arguments […]
18th May 2017
How to survive the dreaded family road trip

Four simple rules to surviving a road trip

Road trips are a bit like Marmite. Some people love them, others hate them. On paper, a road trip’s great. A group of friends or a […]
18th May 2017
The battle against hayfever

Driving with hay fever: Advice, whatever the pollen count

Hay fever. For the non-sufferers among you, may seem like the odd sneeze here, the occasional scratchy throat there, and not much more. But, for you […]
17th May 2017
This is Global Road Safety Week

Over half of drivers admit to breaking 20mph limit

With the fourth UN Global Road Safety Week just passed (8th – 12th May), countries from around the world came together to highlight the importance of road safety. Every Global […]
16th May 2017
Improved fuel efficiency means lower running costs for your car

Top 10 fuel-efficient cars

The efficiency of cars is fast becoming one of the most important factors when buying a car, especially when fuel prices are so unpredictable. Even in […]
15th May 2017
The plans reveal retrofitting and fighting traffic as two potential steps

Government releases plans to tackle air pollution

Late last week, the government revealed its plans to try and fight pollution levels here in the UK. It was by no means an easy road […]