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Top 10 favourite festive driving songs for 2020

Saab 9-3 snow

Thanks to an easing of lockdown measures, it looks like many of us will be able to drive home for Christmas after all. Comparison site Uswitch has surveyed 1,234 Brits to find out which songs they’re most likely to sing along to in the car. From a list of 50 …

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Is this the world’s ultimate car?

Top Gear's ultimate car

An environmentally-friendly family estate boasting British beauty and German brawn is the world’s ultimate car, claims new research. A survey of 2,000 adults revealed the front of the car should resemble the striking Aston Martin DBS Superleggera (a Midlands-built sports car with a top speed of 211mph), but the rear …

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End of the road for the Morgan 3-Wheeler

Morgan 3 Wheeler P101 edition

The Morgan Motor Company is marking the end of production of one of its best-loved models, the 3-Wheeler, with the announcement of the P101 edition. The 3-Wheeler, which was introduced in its current form in 2011, will cease production in 2021, once type approval on its S&S V-twin engine finishes. …

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Find out why there’s no need for speed

Speeding car - GEM Motoring Assist

It’s Road Safety Week (16-22 November) and the theme for the 2020 campaign is “no need for speed”. Organised by the road safety charity Brake, it offers opportunities for everyone to reflect on how they use the roads, and what they can do to reduce risk. “In a crash, just …

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Why is Buying a Second-Hand Car More Preferable

The urge to buy a brand new car is hard to suppress.  Although the world that we live in today with its uncertain conditions, its dwindling economy and the high unemployment rates, buying a used car seems like a much smarter option. There are a couple of reasons why people …

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“World’s first flying car” is street legal

PAL-V Liberty flying car

Dutch company Pal-V is celebrating a milestone for its Liberty vehicle – billed as “the world’s first flying car”. From high-speed ovals to rigorous brake and noise pollution testing, the PAL-V Liberty is now allowed on public roads in the EU. This breakthrough means it’s another step closer to achieving …

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10 things that could invalidate your car insurance

Abandoned car

Car insurance is a legal requirement for all motorists, but simple mistakes could lead to your insurer refusing to pay out or cancelling your policy. Providing false information or failing to update with changes of circumstance, whether accidentally or not, can invalidate your insurance meaning your insurer is able to …

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Stay safe with these autumn driving tips

Toyota-RAV4-autumn-leaves

With increasingly adverse weather conditions and darker afternoons because the clocks have gone back, autumn can be a challenging time on the road for drivers. In fact, an RAC study showed that a fortnight after the clocks go back, there is an annual average increase in car collisions of 5.1% …

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Safer driving tips for senior citizens

Older-drivers-GEM-Motoring-Assist

More people are are driving for longer than even before. Today, two thirds of people aged 70 and over still hold a driving licence, compared with less than 40% in the mid 1990s. However, recently released road casualty figures for 2019 show a 9% increase in the number of people …

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Top 50 most stressful things about driving

Driving a car

Loud passengers, driving in an unknown area and overtaking cyclists are among the biggest worries for drivers. A study of 2,000 motorists revealed almost half said other drivers make them more concerned on the roads than they do themselves, while a third said driving is often the most stressful time …

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