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Top 5 Festival driving tips

[Categories Tips & Tricks] The festival season is here which means a lot of us will be climbing over dusty boxes and making our way through the shed like it’s some kind of assault course to get to our camping gear. Now all you’ve got to do is pack for the weekend and plan your […]

Get Caravanning this weekend

[Categories Tips & Tricks] With another bank holiday on the horizon, there will be more people dusting off their caravan and packing for the long weekends. Going away with the whole family and the caravan, trailer tent or camping trailer is a great experience. By ensuring that you load the caravan or trailer correctly, and […]

New app warns of potential accident spots

[categories Technology] Wouldn’t it be great to see potential road accidents before they happen? Fortunately, a UK company has developed an app that can do exactly that, using data provided by the police to accurately warn drivers of every accident hotspot. Based on information from 1.3 million accidents over the past 10 years, the Safescape […]

Pledge your support for #DontStreamAndDrive Day

[categories Driving] Road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist is offering its support for the latest #dontstreamanddrive day, which takes place on Tuesday 16 April. It’s a worthy cause highlighting the risk posed by drivers who choose to ‘live-stream’ their journeys using hand-held mobile phones. GEM road safety officer Neil Worth said it was hard to […]

Potholes: Lessons learnt and future solutions

[categories Tips & Tricks] When it comes to delivering transport solutions for the future, zero emissions electric vehicles and all manner of technical innovations spring to mind. Few people, though, will think about how improvements to the road surfaces themselves can effect real change. Michael McHale, Pavement Engineering Lead at TRL gives his opinion. The […]

5 ways to make your road trips safer

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging all road users to make use of five tips that will reduce risk on their journeys. The call comes in the week that road safety organisations across Europe came together for Project EDWARD, the European Day Without a Road Death, last year. GEM road safety […]

VOLVO CARS TO DEPLOY IN-CAR CAMERAS AND INTERVENTION AGAINST INTOXICATION AND DISTRACTION

[categories technology] Volvo Cars has revealed a new step in its ambitions to end fatalities in its cars by addressing the issues of intoxication and distraction. Apart from speeding, which the company aims to help combat with a top speed limit, intoxication and distraction are two other primary areas of concern for traffic safety. Together, […]
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