7 Ways to be a Safer Driver in 2020
Dec31

7 Ways to be a Safer Driver in 2020

Instead of  creating a daunting list of New Year’s resolutions you’ll break before the month is through why not resolve to do 7 things that will make our roads safer for you and all road users writes Geraldine Herbert Keep your eyes on the road Distracted drivers are one of  main causes of car accidents so for 2017 avoid anything that takes your eyes off the road and that includes not only talking on your mobile but texting, emailing,...

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Winter Solstice – The Longest Night of the Year
Dec21

Winter Solstice – The Longest Night of the Year

Sunday 22nd is Winter Solstice or the longest night of the year so we have some advice when  driving on the motorway at night writes Geraldine Herbert In London, the shortest day of the year will last 7 hours 49 minutes and 43 seconds so we are likely to spend a lot of time driving in […]

Sunday 22nd is Winter Solstice or the longest night of the year so we have some advice when  driving on the motorway at night writes Geraldine Herbert In London, the shortest day of the year will last 7 hours 49 minutes and 43 seconds so we are likely to spend a lot of time driving in the dark! Driving in the dark can cause fatigue – plan your journey, scheduling at least one stop every two hours. Don’t ignore warning...

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Are you afraid to drive on Friday the 13th?
Dec13

Are you afraid to drive on Friday the 13th?

Centuries of superstition have made us dread the day, but is Friday the 13th actually as unlucky as legend would have it? Probably not but for the 1% who won’t dare drive on this day we have some tips writes Geraldine Herbert According to the AA 1% of drivers in Ireland will not venture on […]

Centuries of superstition have made us dread the day, but is Friday the 13th actually as unlucky as legend would have it? Probably not but for the 1% who won’t dare drive on this day we have some tips writes Geraldine Herbert According to the AA 1% of drivers in Ireland will not venture on the road on Friday the 13th so here are our tips on how to calm your driving nerves Always carry your mobile phone and tell someone what time you...

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Caught on camera – Investing in a dash cam could save you thousands in a crash
Nov28

Caught on camera – Investing in a dash cam could save you thousands in a crash

    As more stupid and careless acts on our roads are captured on dash cams do they contribute to safer roads asks Geraldine Herbert? Sales of dashboard-mounted cameras are nearly doubling each year as the technology is now cheap to obtain and easy to install. Rarely a week passes without us being treated to […]

    As more stupid and careless acts on our roads are captured on dash cams do they contribute to safer roads asks Geraldine Herbert? Sales of dashboard-mounted cameras are nearly doubling each year as the technology is now cheap to obtain and easy to install. Rarely a week passes without us being treated to yet another viral video record of what’s happening on the road, particularly from Eastern Europe or Russia where high...

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What to do when driving in fog
Nov05

What to do when driving in fog

We have some tips on how to stay safe when driving in fog writes Geraldine Herbert 1) Slow down – Driving at normal speeds in fog can be very dangerous particularly when you cannot see where you are going. 2) Clear your windows – Before you leave ensure you can see out of all windows and […]

We have some tips on how to stay safe when driving in fog writes Geraldine Herbert 1) Slow down – Driving at normal speeds in fog can be very dangerous particularly when you cannot see where you are going. 2) Clear your windows – Before you leave ensure you can see out of all windows and once on the road don’t let your windows and mirrors get fogged up. You need to have full visibility at all times so make sure your windows are clear....

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