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Sixth of UK motorists used phones whilst driving in the last month despite new laws

A sixth (16%) of UK motorists have admitted to using their phones whilst driving in the last month, despite the new law which came into force on 1st March, detailing that motorists caught using their phones at the wheel could now be given six points and a £200 fine.

What will your first set of wheels look like?

What will your first set of wheels look like?

Buying your first car is one of the most exciting, nerve-wracking and financially taxing parts of your younger life. However, with soaring insurance costs, a range of finance options available and a flourishing used car market, what and how we buy our first cars is changing.

Directors feel the need - the need for speed

Research finds high level executives have the highest proportion of speeding convictions of any occupation in the UK.

New study reveals the regions where drink driving is still an issue around Christmas

We all know drink driving is an issue over the festive season, and to help combat the problem, Jennings Motor Group has launched a useful resource to help people understand what they are legally able to do, to stop someone they believe is about to drink and drive

Simulation reveals impact of poor vision on driving

Eyesight is a key factor in safe driving yet is often overlooked as new analysis from Direct Line Car Insurance reveals that the equivalent of nearly a person a day (345) is injured in a crash involving a driver with uncorrected or defective eyesightand 64 people were killed or seriously injured in 2015 alone.

Student Travelling: What’s the best way to get around?

So you’ve moved to a new city. Chances are you’ve already found your way to the local pub and around campus – but soon you’ll need to start scoping it out so that you can take full advantage of the city you’re going to call home for the next three years (or more!)

Reliable cars for first time buyers

It can be rough for young drivers. As if your first few years on the road weren’t intimidating enough, you’re also dealing with what might be the highest insurance premiums of your life at just the point when you’re making the least money.

Nine out of ten men believe an expensive car makes them more attractive

89 per cent of UK men believe a flashy car helps them score, putting this in the top two ways to impress a lady, according to a new survey.

Enjoy unparalleled freedom with wheelchair accessible cars

For those that are wheelchair bound, or those caring for somebody in a wheelchair, you will be more than aware how stressful planning a trip out can be.

Essential advice for taxi drivers when buying a new car

Most people struggle to find a car that’s comfortable enough for their daily commute, constantly wondering whether the car will be robust enough, strong enough or economical enough to handle their needs.

Driven to distraction by per passengers

With National Pet Month now upon us, pet owners can be forgiven for wanting to keep their four-legged friends close at all times – even when driving.

Easter bunny brings easier commute for Brits

For Brits who commute by road to work, conversations in the office can be a mix of complaints, moans, and discussions about the state of the traffic on the roads.

8 of top 10 new car models now cost at least £250 extra if ordered in white

Whilst white used to be a free colour choice from manufacturers, figures from cap hpi reveal that eight out of the top 10 new car models ordered in 2015 added an extra premium of at least £250 to go a whiter shade of pale.

Bagging a February new car bargain? Beware of private sale pitfalls!

February can be a good month to bag a bargain on a new car, as dealers are keen to get rid of excess stock ahead of the March registration plate changes.

The benefits of 4WD

The benefits of 4WD

4WD stands, of course, for Four Wheel Drive. There are lots of options to choose from with this type of car, and whether you want a pick-up truck or a Jeep-style vehicle – or just a more “normal” looking car – you will find a 4WD option available.