Driver Distraction

‘Hands-free’ doesn’t mean ‘brain-fr...

Jul 22, 2019Comments off

ROAD SAFETY and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is reminding all drivers that phone calls and texts – even in hands-free mode – should wait

Road accident data reveals the dangers of n...

Jul 10, 2019Comments off

Thanks to dazzling sunlight, drivers could be putting the safety of all road users at risk by not wearing sunglasses behind the wheel. Department for Transport (DfT) data showing contributory

Not aloud: new cameras to catch noisy motor...

Jun 13, 2019Comments off

‘Noise cameras’ could soon be a fixture on UK roads after the Department for Transport (DfT) announced new plans to tackle noisy drivers. The cameras,

Motorists call for tougher penalties for dr...

Jun 06, 2019Comments off

Almost 90 per cent of motorists would like to see tougher penalties handed out to other drivers caught using their phone while behind the wheel

Lighting up in your car can lose you £££...

May 28, 2019Comments off

May 31st is World No Tobacco Day, an annual campaign to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke

Bend (the rules) like Beckham

May 10, 2019Comments off

Texting in traffic like David Beckham isn’t the only offence that could see British motorists have their license taken away, drivers have been reminded. Driving

81% of consumers call for licence ban for r...

May 08, 2019Comments off

As the fifth UN Road Safety Week (6-12 May) calls for people to #SpeakUp and save lives, a survey from Venson, an independent UK wide

Voice controlled radios could improve road ...

May 02, 2019Comments off

Voice activated virtual assistants should be an obligatory feature in all new cars in order to improve road safety, according to driving specialists. Motoring experts

Forces to crack down on drivers using mobil...

Apr 15, 2019Comments off

The week-long campaign, which launches on Monday (15 April), is being coordinated by the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) – with a warning that one

Dangerous handheld phone use at the wheel r...

Mar 21, 2019Comments off

After a fall in the proportion of drivers admitting to using a handheld phone while driving in 2017 following the introduction of tougher penalties, new

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