THE latest research into the habits of British car buyers suggests that we’re more interested in the latest connectivity technology than safety.
Source: Technology more important than safety to car buyers | Cars | Life & Style | Daily Express
A NEW survey has revealed that tailgating is the biggest cause of road rage among British motorists.
Source: Tailgating the biggest cause of road rage | Cars | Life & Style | Daily Express
NEW DATA analysing over 4,000 drivers use of mobile phones at the wheel suggests the risk of an accident almost doubles. WUNELLI, a provider of vehicle telematics for insurance companies, and insurance broker Drivology, gathered data over a period of 18 months on drivers including data on journeys made
Source: Illegal hand-held phone use ‘doubles accident risk’
BASIC navigation skills are under threat because of our increasing dependence on satnav technology, a leading expert has claimed. Satellite communication consultant Roger McKinlay, former president of the Royal Institute of Navigation, believes the world is losing its way due to over-reliance on navigation
Source: Sat-nav dependence is eroding our sense of direction, says expert
INCREASING the time that traffic lights are on amber by just half a second could have a positive effect on road safety, according to the latest research by a Dutch transport consultancy.
Source: New research suggests that traffic light changes could lower number of collisions | Cars | Life & Style | Daily Express
Bikers should replace their helmets every five years because they degrade over time due to a combination of wear and tear, harmful cleaning products and hair gel.
Source: Two in five motorcyclists put safety at risk by wearing helmets past use-by dates | Daily Mail Online