There is always a possibility of danger for you and your passengers when driving, which means safety and security is of paramount importance. This category will discuss the ways in which you can increase your safety and security while driving.
The importance of safe driving cannot be overstated. In the UK alone, 1,720 road deaths were reported in the 12 months to September 2017, while there were more than 170,000 casualties.
Having a sleep disorder can seriously affect a person's ability to drive safely. Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) can be especially dangerous.
It's a good idea to brush up on your stopping distances for: a better view of the road ahead; sufficient braking distance; and reduced fuel consumption.
Speed cameras are used throughout the UK to catch speeding motorists with a view to reducing road traffic injuries and deaths. Read our guide.
Find out why coasting is a potentially dangerous practice and why in a modern car it won’t actually reduce your fuel consumption.
If you're going on a long journey, it is important to take steps to ensure children don't cause distractions.
There are a number of steps you can take to reduce your chances of being the victim of car crime.
Here's our advice on mobile phone safety when you are driving.
There are a number of signs that could indicate your brakes are slowly failing.
Be sure to properly care for your tyres in order to drive safely.
If you intend to tow a caravan or trailer then make sure you understand the following safety tips.
Our handy how-to guide describes the various options available if you want to mount your bike on your car’s roof or rear.
Do you know the load limit of your car? Overloading your vehicle could see you faced with a £300 fine and three penalty points. It’s a good idea to get acquainted with your load limits, which should be detailed in your user’s manual. If you need more capacity, consider a trailer.
There are several possible reasons why your car alarm keeps going off unexpectedly - read on to learn more.
Heard of understeer and oversteer, but not sure what they mean? Take a look at our quick guide to understanding - and avoiding - this potentially hazardous phenomenon.
We explain the four write-off categories: A, B, S and N - and ask whether buying a repaired write-off is ever a good idea...
Many motorists with GPS sat navs have noticed a discrepancy between their speedometer and their GPS. Which is correct? And why is there a discrepancy?
Manual gearboxes will be phased out over the coming years, while automatic gearboxes will become the norm. Read our useful guide to understand the basics of cars with automatic gearboxes.
If your motorbike is stolen then recovered by the police, they may charge you a £150 recovery fee and £10 daily storage fee. Find out all you need to know with our quick guide...
While damage caused to your car by the road may be frustrating, you may be able to make a claim.
Riding a motorbike can be exhilirating but make sure you stay safe on the road.
Considering buying a classic, vintage or even veteran car? Learn how to handle the choke, gear changes, braking and more, with our useful guide.
Learn what the EU tyre label means - in relation to fuel efficiency, wet grip and noise.
Have you noticed your airbag warning light come on? It could mean your airbag system is not working. It's critical to get it checked out with a reputable mechanic.
You must inform the DVLA if you have certain medical conditions. Some conditions may impact your ability to drive safely.
A new report has revealed the cars most likely to be stolen in the UK, following Home Office data that shows car thefts have increased 49 per cent in five years.
ISOFIX is the safest way to transport a child in a vehicle. Learn how it works and why it has revolutionised the way we travel with infants by car.
Learn how UK speed limits were introduced and how they compare to other countries around the globe.
When should you use fog lights on UK roads? Get familiar with the rules, and learn how to keep safe when driving in foggy conditions.
A guide to key safety equipment to look for in a car, from seatbelts and airbags to antilock braking and electronic stability control systems.
Got a flat battery? Using jump leads could get you back on the road quickly. However, you should have a full understanding of how to use jump leads before you begin. You will need a pair of undamaged jump leads; another car with a similar engine size; and a pair of safety goggles.