New, lower, drink drive limits come into force tomorrow. Make sure you’re aware of the changes. But, as ever, the best way to be sure you’re under the limit, and to stay safe, is to simply never drink before driving.
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Motorcyclists can often be vulnerable road users. According to the Road Safety Authority’s National Motorcycle Plan 2010 – 2014 they accounted for one in ten of all road fatalities in 2009. This is especially worrying given that motorcycles only accounted for one percent of all licensed vehicles in the Republic of Ireland in 2007.
Summer is officially over – not that it was much of a summer! And for many parents it’s time to start back out on the road as an unpaid chauffeur doing the school run.
Keeping your children safe in the car is a top priority for every parent. But even if you think you’re doing everything [...]
Ever driven by a free parking space because it just looked too tight? Do the words ‘parallel parking’ fill you with a touch of dread? If so, you’ll probably be suitably surprise to learn that there’s a category in the Guinness World Records dedicated to the tightest parallel parking!
Earlier this year, Ronny Wechselberger a.k.a “Ronny [...]
The future of motoring could be nearer than we think – and it’s a future likely to include self-driving cars!
In June of this year the state of Nevada paved the way for the introduction of self-driving vehicles to the U.S. when it passed a new bill that would create guidelines for the safe operation of automated self-driving [...]
Forget about phones and iPods, passengers are increasingly becoming dangerous driving distractions. Whether you’re flirting or fighting with your girlfriend or boyfriend, having a laugh with your mates or even catching a quick snack while behind the wheel, make sure to keep your attention on the road ahead.
According to a survey carried out by Confused.com, [...]
We’re all into different types of music – you might enjoy rocking away on your trusty old air guitar to a bit of AC/DC, while I might prefer singing along to Jedward’s latest musical ‘creation’. I said might. Maybe you’re even that rarest of creatures – an Enya fan. But what you probably didn’t realise [...]
Over 160 motorists have been caught and penalised for ‘tailgating’ offences on the M50.
In many of these cases motorists were apparently trying to avoid paying the M50 toll by tailgating HGVs – driving right up behind them, to within inches of their bumper – in a foolish attempt to hide their licence plates from the [...]