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We all remember learning the Highway Code for our driving test, complete with those quaint diagrams of stopping distances in car lengths and metres.
A recent survey showed that as many as 80% of 18-30 year olds said that they were unable to navigate a new journey without a dedicated sat nav or a similar app on their smart phone.
Power steering is one of those modern luxuries that we have all come to take for granted on our cars.
With dry roads and warm weather, it is a great time to rediscover the joys of driving. So say goodbye to that commuter crawl and those crowded motorways and head for the open road.
From car parks swallowing cars, to seaside Sat Nav adventures, it has been an eventful year in the motoring world.
It may only seem five minutes since you were driving along in the sunshine with the windows down and your sunglasses on, but autumn is now well and truly upon us, and it’s time to make sure you and your vehicle are ready for the new season.
The improved safety features of child seats and boosters as well as cars themselves has allowed the death and injury rates of babies and children on Britain’s roads to drop to around 30 infant deaths per year.
With the number of cars on the road increasing every year, congestion and pollution are problems that are not going away.
While drinking and driving always makes headlines over Christmas, there are actually just as many temptations to drink and drive in the summer months, due to the casual, spontaneous nature of summer drinking.
Driving off for a family holiday always feels exciting, but sometimes it seems there is no escaping the children asking “…are we nearly there yet?” But don’t worry; there are lots of ways to keep your family occupied on long car journeys.