New road safety campaign launched

New road safety campaign launched

The government has launched a new road safety campaign aimed at keeping those most at risk safe. The ‘Travel Like You Know Them’ campaign aims to promote positive driver behaviour to protect those not in vehicles who are at the highest risk. That includes: Pedestrians Cyclists Horse riders It follows changes to the Highway Code ... Read More
 
There’s a world record for everything these days

There’s a world record for everything these days

There’s almost nothing you can think of that someone hasn’t already done. The Guinness Book of Records is full of extraordinary, bizarre, and random world records. Including the most cans opened by a parrot in one minute, the longest amount of time spinning a basketball on a toothbrush… And even the fastest wheel change on ... Read More
 
New ‘Road Safety Investigation Branch’ Launched

New ‘Road Safety Investigation Branch’ Launched

The government has officially launched the brand-new Road Safety Investigation Branch (RSIB). It will be set up as an independent body to investigate incidents on the roads in the UK, and its remit will also include advising on ways to improve road safety and reduce both the number of incidents and the number of casualties. ... Read More
 
Netflix, HelloFresh and BMW’s heated seats

Netflix, HelloFresh and BMW’s heated seats

Everyone has SO many subscriptions these days.  Whether it’s Netflix, Spotify, Disney Plus, HelloFresh, Beer52 or anything else – there’s a monthly subscription package for pretty much anything. And now you can add BMW’s heated seats to the list. Yep, as of now, you can subscribe to a heated seat package with BMW, and they’ll ... Read More
 
Speed Limiter laws – What Does It Mean for Drivers?

Speed Limiter laws – What Does It Mean for Drivers?

New laws on speed limiters mean that it’s now compulsory for all new vehicles made in the EU to be fitted with them. The speed limiter systems use technology to warn drivers if they exceed speed limits and if they fail to do so, the system can reduce engine power to slow the vehicle down. ... Read More
 
Wales set to introduce 20mph speed limit

Wales set to introduce 20mph speed limit

  Wales is set to introduce a 20mph speed limit in built-up areas from 2023. The current speed limit in residential areas such as town centres is 30mph, but a vote has been passed that will see Wales become the first part of the UK to adopt the new lower speed limit on ‘restricted roads’. ... Read More
 
Fleets Warned To Check Safety Standards On Private Vehicles

Fleets Warned To Check Safety Standards On Private Vehicles

  Fleet owners are being warned to double-check the safety standards on private vehicles that are being driven for work, known as the ‘grey fleet’. It comes as the cost of living continues to rise, with inflation currently at 9%, leaving many people facing difficult decisions when it comes to maintaining their vehicles. Data from ... Read More