Driving safely

10th October 2017
Cyclists in Norwich are being offered education before prosecution

Undercover police officers target motorists driving too close to cyclists

The term “undercover officer” may summon images of organised crime networks and big gang busts like you see in movies. But over in Norwich it’s actually […]
9th October 2017
There are 453 crashes on an average Friday

Is it safe to drive on Friday 13th?

Well, it’s Friday 13th this week and if you didn’t already have an excuse to not go to work on Friday, this could be it. An analysis […]
4th October 2017
AEB as standard could prevent 122,860 road traffic casualties

AEB could prevent thousands of casualties a year

Whether it’s splurging on some high-spec trims, or opting for the luxury of an in-car satellite navigation, those added extras make buying a new car a […]
27th September 2017
When it comes to safety testing in 2017, VW’s Arteon is the safest car on the road

Top 10 safest cars of 2017

When buying a new car, safety should always be a top priority – particularly for families who have children to keep safe and sound. Here are our […]
18th September 2017
Stopping distances should increase as leaves on the roads make driving slippery

Top tips for autumn driving

In the blink of an eye, summer’s drawing to a close. Even if you’ve had your eyes shut since May, you wouldn’t have missed much, as […]
8th September 2017
Large vehicles can often veer off road in strong winds

Top tips for driving in windy weather

Old Blighty has not let us down this year, with its delivery of a traditional wet British summer. Meanwhile across the pond, hurricanes Harvey, Irma and […]
17th August 2017

The rise of the dash cam

An incident a couple of week’s ago has underscored the prominence of the dash cam in modern motoring. Jaw-dropping dash cam footage posted on Twitter by […]
8th August 2017
Trials of fully-automated driverless vehicles were launched in London in April

Safety experts warn over driverless car ‘grey area’

So – it turns out not all automated vehicles will be fully automated… and not knowing exactly what self-driving cars are capable of could result in […]
4th August 2017
Can new technology stop drivers texting behind the wheel?

New technology aims to prevent text driving collisions

New software with a “do not disturb” feature will reduce the number of deaths caused by texting while driving, international safety bodies have said. Speaking to […]
1st August 2017
Sat-navs, mobile phones and chatty friends were all used to distract drivers

The top 10 most distracting driving habits revealed

Hey, over here! It’s easy to get distracted these days. You’ll be reading the start of a news article and before you know it, your attention […]
31st July 2017
• Backseat driving, vaping and taking selfies ranked amongst the most irritating passenger habits

Put a brake on bad passenger behaviour with William Hanson’s Alternative Highway Code

We’ve recently completed research that’s revealed backseat driving, vaping in the car and taking selfies are amongst the rudest offences committed by passengers. Over a tenth […]
17th July 2017
57% of British motorists think they’re a worse driver now than when they first passed their test.

Are you a better or worse driver now than when you first passed your test?

A scary 57% of British motorists think they’re a worse driver now than when they first passed their test. Not a great confidence booster for driving […]
17th July 2017
Don’t let the stress of driving abroad ruin your holiday

Driving abroad: Everything you need to know

Holidays are meant to be relaxing, fun and memorable. Unfortunately for some, driving abroad is anything but relaxing, definitely isn’t fun and could be memorable for […]
13th July 2017
If you’re in an accident overseas, the steps are similar to back home.

What to do if you’re in a road accident abroad

For many the idea of driving overseas is pretty daunting, while the possibility of being involved in an incident abroad is truly terrifying. Unfortunately, accidents do […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]