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.
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 [...]
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!
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.
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.
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?