UK drivers are the most likely in Europe to be distracted by attractive pedestrians, and the majority of road accident fatalities involve young men.
The summer period has a significantly increased risk with almost two thirds of young people saying they are more relaxed with their driving during the holiday months, say Ford.
As thousands of families pack up the car for every possible eventuality this summer, ŠKODA says checking the health of their vehicle is just as important as remembering to charge iPads.
For £30, ŠKODA customers can book their car in at retailers across the UK for a Summer Health Check delivered by fully-trained technicians to carry out a check on tyres, lights, brakes, battery, air-conditioning system and fluids.
A new voluntary code of practice for glazing technicians will ensure that the safety of motorists remains top priority during the replacement, or refit, of vehicle windscreens.
Industry experts including the likes of Thatcham Research, National Windscreens and Nationwide Crash Repair Centres, have this week issued the ‘ADAS Glazing Code of Practice’, which is aimed at ensuring an effective and consistent approach to the recalibration of vital Advanced Driver Assistance Systems technology which is fitted to modern windscreens.
For the first time, Renault has topped the Driver Power dealer chart on the back of a fantastic score.
The UK’s biggest car satisfaction survey polled more than 38,000 Brits about their dealer experience, with Renault climbing 12 spots from last year, no doubt helped by a lineup of fresh new cars keeping customers happy.
Car insurance premiums have started to rise again with a small increase in the average quoted premium for an annual comprehensive car insurance policy over the second quarter, according to the AA’s latest benchmark British Insurance Premium Index.
This follows a first-quarter slump after a sharp year-end spike, for the three months ending 30 July 2016 and the typical quote to someone shopping around for their cover rose by £12.56, or 2.3%, to £568.48.