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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 […]
6th January 2017
A third of British drivers admit to naming their car, according to new research.

1 in 3 Brits names their car

Have you ever given your car a nickname? Well it seems you’re not alone. Far from it in fact, as around a third of British drivers […]
3rd January 2017
Police are reminding drivers to stay safe when defrosting their cars following a wave of thefts.

Drivers left in the cold as thieves steal ‘defrosting’ cars

Today is the first day back at work for many of us, and with cold weather sweeping much of the country, it was a frosty start […]
23rd December 2016
Driving through flood water can be life-threatening – just 30cm of flowing water is enough to float your car

Drivers urged to check flood risk ahead of Christmas getaway

Sadly, instead of snow, wet and windy conditions are expected over the festive weekend. The Environment Agency is warning motorists of a wet – not white […]
21st December 2016
1 in 5 ignore warning lights when driving home for Christmas

1 in 5 ignore warning lights when ‘driving home for Christmas’

Every year it’s the same. You try to get everything sorted early, but it comes to the week before Christmas and there’s still something you need […]
19th December 2016
A road safety organisation has released 12 tips for staying safe on the roads this festive season.

Stay safe with the 12 tips of Christmas

On the first day of Christmas, GEM Motoring Assist gave to me… Don’t worry, we’re not going to go through the whole song. With Christmas fast […]
16th December 2016
69% of family road trips are set to be filled with arguments this Christmas.

Will you be driven to despair this Christmas?

With the festive season on the horizon, UK families will be hitting the road in their droves for Christmas get-togethers. However, the atmosphere is set to […]
14th December 2016
A driver in Manchester was caught eating a bowl of cereal at the wheel.

Driver stopped by police… for eating a bowl of cereal

You had a late night. Your alarm didn’t go off. You’re in a rush. You know there’s going to be traffic. Who has time for breakfast?! […]
12th December 2016
The UK's 5 worst towns to drive in have been revealed.

Revealed: 5 worst towns to drive in

Buckle up, because depending on where you are… this could be a bumpy ride. New research from MoneySupermarket has named (and shamed) the 5 worst towns […]
7th December 2016
The Mayor of Paris has introduced a 24-hour ban on odd numbered vehicles to try and cut down on emissions.

Paris introduces ‘odd’ ban to fight pollution

As schemes go, this is certainly an odd one. Yesterday, half of the cars that normally speed around the Parisian streets were nowhere to be seen. […]
2nd December 2016
Christmas drink-drive campaign launched to help people stay safe on the roads.

Young men urged not to drink-drive over Christmas

As everyone tucks into those fist advent calendar chocolates, panics about presents and prepares for some well-earned time off over Christmas, the government is urging drivers […]
30th November 2016
Santa has back government plans to cut the cost of parking over the Christmas period.

Santa Claus supports MP’s bid for cheaper parking

Christmas has come early for one MP, with Santa Claus himself lending him a helping hand. Well, a helping letter actually. David Tredinnick, MP for Bosworth, […]
28th November 2016
Motorists have said they find daily traffic jams even more stressful than going on a first date.

Being stuck in traffic is more stressful than a dentist appointment

Would you rather have a dreaded filling at the dentist or be trapped in your car for hours, crawling slowly down the motorway after a long […]
24th November 2016
Road safety charity Brake is urging all young drivers to take their pledge and drive safely.

Drivers urged to take ‘Brake Pledge’ for Road Safety Week

Have you taken the Brake Pledge? Road safety charity Brake is urging all young drivers to take its pledge and drive safely. This is in accordance […]
23rd November 2016
Young drivers in the UK are the most likely to be involved in an accident after seeing an attractive pedestrian, according to research.

Young UK drivers most likely to be distracted by “attractive pedestrians”

Do you get distracted easily when behind the wheel? A survey from Ford has researched what distracts young drivers across Europe, and the UK has come […]
18th November 2016
The promo for Jeremy Clarkson's new show The Grand Tour has been slammed by road safety charities.

Car crash promo for Jeremy Clarkson’s new show slammed by road safety charity

A road safety charity has slammed mock car crashes staged as a promotion for Jeremy Clarkson’s new motoring show as “crass” and “insensitive”. The fake crashes […]