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Legal news | Texting driver penalties to double

For some time, people have been campaigning for the penalty relating to the use of mobile phones whilst driving to be increased, and according to recent news, it seems as though they have their wish. It was announced in late September that the government is to bring in new rules, which will take effect next…

5 steps to help your car survive this winter

It’s dark, bitterly cold, and your attempts to defrost your car are going miserably. It’s a moment of frustration all drivers know far too well. And every winter, as those desperate mornings become more and more common, we tell ourselves that next year we’ll be more prepared. Next year, no snowstorms or icy conditions are…

Things to Do When Your Car Will Crash

Accidents can happen every now and then. But, thus doesn't have to be the end of things. If you are involved in a vehicle mishap, it is important not to panic right away. You can do so many things without getting things out of hand. Here are things that you can do if you get…

Insurer and Garage Dispute Over Car Repair Estimate

If you think you are covered for all types of car repairs, think again. Your insurance company and repair shop could actually disagree on the repairs, and you end up not getting coverage for such disputed "necessary" repairs. They do not agree on the cost. If for instance you get an estimate and present it…

What to Do After a Car Accident

Auto accidents can happen to everyone. Even the most careful drivers may not avoid it. Which is why it always helps to be ready. Here are some tips that will help you keep a bad day from turning worse. Before the accident… There's no telling when and where you'll get caught in one, so always…

3 of the Deadliest Vehicles Ever Manufactured

Cars are made to make getting from one destination to another faster and more convenient. It can also make traveling safer and even more in style. However, there are car models that become otherwise – some vehicles have become deadly. These automobiles were produced in immensely large quantities and at a time where automotive fatality…

Auto Industry Players Pushes for Car-to-Car Communication for Safer Driving

Car-to-car communication may be the answer to the increasing road accidents that kill millions of people worldwide each year. In two years time, the world is going to experience a breakthrough in driving with the introduction of V2V technology. General Motors has been in collaboration with the University of Michigan and the National Highway Traffic…

3 Techniques to Help Avoid a Crash

Accidents happen all the time. This is especially true when you’re on the road with distractions coming from everywhere. But this doesn’t mean that you can’t avoid a crash while driving down the highway. Here’s what you can do: #1 Scan the road You need to see what’s going on around you to be a…

A lesson to the speed demons: car injury claims

Speeding up the motorway, you hammer the accelerator pedal until it hits the floorboards. Your heart races with the sound of the engine revving. Blurs are all you see on either side of you, the hyper-real speed of the motorway thrashing your windscreen like a Pollock painting. Then, as though from nowhere, a boxcar veers…

Does Driving a Classic Car Put You at Greater Risk?

Out with the old, in with the new – people often get rid of old stuff because they're outdated, damaged, malfunctioned, unsafe or unproductive. But it's somehow a different thing with old, classic cars, which are in fact highly celebrated and more expensive. However, are classic car fans missing the safety issues of older cars?…

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