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. These figures include more than 100,000 car casualties, 24,000 pedestrian casualties, 18,000 pedal cycle casualties and 18,000 motorcycle casualties.
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...
There are several possible reasons why your car alarm keeps going off unexpectedly - read on to learn more.
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.
Find out why coasting is a potentially dangerous practice and why in a modern car it won’t actually reduce your fuel consumption.
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...
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.
Our handy how-to guide describes the various options available if you want to mount your bike on your car’s roof or rear.
If you intend to tow a caravan or trailer then make sure you understand the following safety tips.
Be sure to properly care for your tyres in order to drive safely.
Children can be distracting so it is important to make sure they are occupied when in the car.
There are a number of signs that could indicate your brakes are slowly failing.
Here's our advice on mobile phone safety when you are driving.
There are a number of steps you can take to reduce your chances of being the victim of car crime.
If you're going on a long journey, it is important to take steps to ensure children don't cause distractions.
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.
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. Read our guide on how to use jump leads.
UK motorways are the nation’s safest roads, but when an accident does occur it can be very serious. Read our guide to driving safely and sensibly on our motorways: information about entering and exiting; correct lane usage; speed limits; Active Traffic Management (smart) motorways; night driving and more.