Figures released by the Department of Transport (DoT) have shown that the number of cyclists injured on Greater Manchester roads has decreased in 2015.
Car insurance is once again on the rise, and many people are finding an increase in their premiums if they have been involved in an accident, even if it wasn’t their fault.
The Government are looking at how they can develop the driving test further, to ensure that new drivers have the knowledge and experience to drive more safely.
A recent analysis by the Manchester Evening News of the crime data from the Home Office has shown that dangerous driving offences issued in Manchester have risen by an alarming 64% compared to last year.
It goes without saying that seat belts can save your life if you are involved in a road traffic accident. The purpose of a seat belt is to retain you in your seat and prevent you from crashing around into the interior, or even through the window of a car in the event of a road collision.
Now winter is well and truly approaching, it is essential that you carry our regular checks of your vehicle. According to Brake – the road safety charity, vehicle defects contributed to 2,000 crashes in 2013, of which 42 resulted in a fatality.
We’ve looked at the importance of seat belts and the percentage of people who ignore the law and do not wear a seat belt, even though there’s a huge increase in risk of injuries to themselves and other passengers in the event of a road traffic accident.
It’s that time of year – rain, ice and snow cause havoc for drivers across the country and accidents can happen when we neglect our vehicles. We have put together this useful infographic giving vehicle safety advice. If you are involved in a road traffic accident as a result of someone else’s driving, we could […]
We’re all guilty of getting a little hot under the collar when behind the wheel. But many accidents happen each year due to drivers losing concentration due to road rage. We’ve looked at the worst places for road rage throughout the UK and the percentage of drivers who regularly experience road rage in these areas.
Young drivers only make up a small percentage of drivers on our roads, but they are involved in a high percentage of accidents every year. We’ve looked at some reasons as to why young drivers are involved in so many road accidents, and what they can do to reduce their chances of being involved in a road traffic accident.