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Young Driver Green Paper
Thursday, 18 April 2013
The government confirmed its intention to launch a Green Paper on improving the safety and reducing risks to young drivers.The Government believes the improvements to driver training and post test probationary periods will improve road safety of the most vulnerable drivers, and also reduce the high cost of vehicle insurance. A Green Paper looking at a range of options for improving the safety of newly-qualified drivers will be published later this spring. Among the proposals being... Read More...
All in a days work
Wednesday, 17 April 2013
According to new research from car insurance provider Allianz Your Cover,a third of commuters don't feel guilty about driving dangerously or being distracted on the road, with fifth of drivers (21%) blaming their habits on other commuters.   The top five bad commuter behaviours are: - Speeding (30%) - Careless driving (14%) - Travelling too fast for the conditions (14%) - Tailgating (13%) - Not looking when changing lanes (13%) More than half British commuters (52%) claim to be in to much... Read More...
A Mouthful, A handful...
Wednesday, 17 April 2013
Eating and drinking while driving is nearly as dangerous as using a mobile device - whether handheld or hands-free and greatly increases a driver's risk of being in or causing a collision, according to new data released by Lytx Europe. It was found that drivers who eat and drink while driving are 3.6 times more likely to be involved in a collision than those who do not, due to the distraction it causes. Compared to drivers using a hands-free device who are 4.6 times more likely to be involved... Read More...
Silent But Listening?
Wednesday, 17 April 2013
Passengers are turning a blind eye to drivers bad habits as they submit to a 'my car, my rules' attitude, according to a survey. Shockingly, more than a third of passengers would not intervene if the driver was drinking alcohol at the wheel, and almost half would keep silent if the driver caused a accident and sped off. Overall, one in ten adults would turn a blind eye to bad driving, even if their safety was at risk, and only 63% would speak up! According to the research by Privilege, a car... Read More...
Pregnant Women 42% More Likely To Crash....But Still Safer Than Men....
Wednesday, 17 April 2013
According to a new study. Researchers at (ICES) in Canada tracked half a million women over five years and found in the second trimester of pregnancy, the ladies risk of having a crash requiring medical treatment went up from 4.55 to 6.47 per 1,000. However, that was still a lower risk than men of the same age, with their crash rate being 8.0 per 1,000. 
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