Friday , May 20 2022
Home / Tag Archives: Safety (page 3)

Tag Archives: Safety

Top 10 car buying considerations

Mini forecourt

Car safety is not on the shopping list for the majority of car buyers, according to new research from the Co-op Insurance. Only 4% of UK motorists placed car safety at the top of their buying criteria, in the survey of UK motorists. However, despite this, nore than three-quarters (77%) …

Read More »

Top tips for driving this summer

MINI Convertible

Summer is here and the holiday season is fast approaching – check out these top tips for staying safe on the road. The advice comes from Motor Codes – the government-backed consumer watchdog for the automotive industry. “With the lure of the summer sunshine, motorists can get caught up in …

Read More »

Young drivers’ bad habits

Young driver

More than one in three 18-24 year olds admit to regularly speeding on the road, according to new research. In a survey of 2,000 UK drivers, conducted by used car dealers The Car People, the majority of young drivers admitted to speeding, talking on their phone whilst driving and speeding …

Read More »

Motorists urged to choose safety tech

Stop The Crash - Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) demo

Looking to buy a new car? The #STOPTHECRASH campaign is urging you to ask three key life-saving questions before choosing which one to buy… 1. What Euro NCAP test rating does this car have? 2. Is Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) fitted to this car – and is it standard? 3. …

Read More »

Renault Scenic’s 20th birthday

Renault Scenic

Renault is celebrating 20 years of the game-changing Scenic compact MPV. The award-winning Renault Scenic compact MPV was launched in 1996 and nearly five million have been sold during its 20-year production run. Now the success story is set to continue in 2016 with unveiling of fourth-generation model at 2016 …

Read More »

Motorways are too scary

Motorway traffic (credit RAC)

One in five motorists rarely drive on motorways because they find them too daunting, according to new research. A poll for the RAC indicates that more than eight million of Britain’s 38m drivers hardly ever venture on to the motorway, while 380,000 say they never do. Speed is too daunting …

Read More »

Safest new cars revealed

Volvo XC90

These are the safest new cars on the road today, according to official safety authority, Euro NCAP. Read on for Euro NCAP’s Best-in-Class award winners, based on crash tests of more than 40 new cars carried out during 2015… Euro NCAP’s Best-in-Class winners Large off-road: Volvo XC90 The best performing large …

Read More »

Concerns over driverless cars

Driverless cars

Three in five UK motorists are worried about the safety of fully autonomous cars, according to a new study. The research for Continental Tyres also revealed that 40% of people simply mistrust the concept of a self-driving car, while a fifth say it scares them. A further half said they …

Read More »

Top 10 winter driving tips

Winter driving tips

Did you know that it’s six times more likely for drivers to have an accident in the winter than in the summer? We’ve got together with Mark Griffiths, safety expert at Continental Tyres, to give you top tips for driving safely this winter… especially if the weather takes a turn …

Read More »

Ford’s focus on driver safety

Ford Driving Skills for Life

Ford is back with its free Driving Skills for Life event for young people in London this November. Now in its third year, Ford’s DSFL event will take place at the Excel Exhibition Centre from November 20-22 ahead of National Road Safety Week. Ford Driving Skills for Life puts young drivers …

Read More »