Beware of Black Ice on the Roads

Black ice forms on roads and pavements, so-called black because of the colour of the road it forms on. The coat of frozen water is transparent because it is so thin and therefore almost impossible to see. Black ice typically occurs when the temperature rises above freezing and snow on the ground melts, making road […]

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Driving in Icy Weather and Avoiding Fines

Driving at this time of year when the temperature drops can be very daunting! Increased winds, rain, snow and other unpleasant weather can affect the way your car behaves and make the roads hugely hazardous. On top of which, having less daylight heightens the difficulty drivers face on the roads. On approaching the coldest nights of […]

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Clear the Snow off Your Car to Avoid Fines!

If you don’t clear the snow from your vehicle before driving off, you could land yourself a hefty fine. Motorists could also be hit with points on their licence – even if there is snow on their car roof that doesn’t obscure windows. Those caught driving without clearing their car sufficiently are in breach of […]

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The Law About Hands-Free When Driving

A woman was jailed for three years after hitting and killing a motorcyclist while making a hands-free call. She was travelling on the wrong side of the road before colliding head-on with the motorcyclist. The driver of the car was convicted of dangerous driving after prosecutors argued that she was distracted while driving. She was […]

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