Category: Road safety

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mobile phones driving and the law 2019
Mobile phone laws in the UK have become stricter and stricter but still motorists are ignoring the law and putting themselves and others at risk.
Ncap Safest Car Of The Year Image

Every year, Euro NCAP produce a list of the cars that have performed the best in their categories. This is done as a “Best of Class” basis, as star ratings between different categories cannot be easily compared, to show which vehicles performed best. This comparison is done within each calendar year. The scores for all areas of assessment are used to make the calculation. However, only standard safety equipment is used in the rating, and optional equipment is excluded.

vehicle safety NCAP

The following cars were rated as the Safest in 2016. The other safety systems that NCAP scored each vehicle for are; Active Bonnet, AEB Pedestrian, AEB C [...]

Cats Eyes
They keep us safe on the UK roads at night, when you drive on a road without them, you miss them!have you ever wondered where cats eyes came from?
Drive More Efficiently
If you will be one of the 1.6 million people in the U.K. taking the practical driving test this year, you need to know about some of the major changes coming to the driving test from April 2017.
Dogs In Cars
Car journeys with your dog

When it comes to choosing a car we will think about what we would like to drive, how we will fit the kids in comfortably and for many of us UK drivers, will our pet dog/s have enough space.  There are plenty of makes and models of cars to choose from, and depending on the size of your dog or the amount of dogs you have, there is a wide variety of vehicles to choose from.

At CVS Ltd we had an enquiry from a lady for a personal car lease, a Fiat 500 convertible, she stated that it had to be convertible for her dog.  Our Director Ben asked her what dog she had “a great dane” she replied “he likes to sit in the car with his head out the top”.  Now that was definitely a sight I would have liked to have seen!

We choose our cars

Parking Spaces
Road Rage, something happens to us Brits when we get behind the wheel of a car. What should we do to avoid road rage conflicts?
Parking Spaces
When you live on a busy street, which is close to a school, shops or a train station you may well face the stress of finding a parking space near your home. Are there any laws which can help you?
Speeding Laws
On 24th April the laws regarding speeding will be changing. Drivers had better take note as the penalties will be much harsher for anyone who is responsible for a serious speeding offence. Magistrates have been issued with new sentencing guidelines and they will be cracking down on anyone caught breaking the law.
Women Drivers
On 8 March each year, International Women’s Day celebrates women across the world and their financial, political and social contributions. While women have generally achieved equality across the board, they don't always get the respect they deserve on the road.
Drug Driving Laws
It is against the law for anyone to drive a vehicle whilst they are under the influence of illegal drugs, and in fact there are certain prescription drugs you should not drive with in your system either. What are the laws and are they working?
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