Category: Safe Driving Tips

LEARN THEIR LESSON Bad driving instructors to be EXPOSED by Ofsted-style league tables

Poor quality tutors will be forced to improve or face publication of performance ratings in a bid to up the driving test pass rate Joe Finnerty thesun.co.uk UNDER-PERFORMING driving instructors will be exposed by an Ofsted-style rating system in an attempt to improve pass rates. The rankings system could be made public if tutors don’t up their game as…

Bad driving is bad for business

Andrew Mead fleetmatics.co.uk We’ve all been witness to a reckless driver in our time: slamming on brakes, swerving between lanes, tailgating and any number of other motor-based sins. What’s most shocking, however, is the number of times these reckless drivers are behind the wheel of a company vehicle — with a poor unsuspecting business owner’s…

Good drivers are more attractive, finds study

James Ash news.motors.co.uk New research has been carried to prove that people are turned off by bad driving. IAM RoadSmart conducted a scientific experiment which showed bad driving reduces attractiveness by 50%. It also found four in five women and nearly half of men are physically turned off by bad driving. Pulse rates increase by…

Safety lesson for bad drivers

sheppnews.com.au Almost any time I get in a car I am likely to encounter a bad driver on the roads. The most common thing that irks me is people who fail to indicate properly. It’s almost like they think other drivers can read their mind. If I am going to move in any direction, I…

The Bad Driving Habits Everyone Forgets

speedlux.com Like a lot of our readers, you may be the best driver you know! While safe, considerate driving has always come naturally to you, you’ve got a list as long as your leg of people who are always performing rash, dangerous maneuvers, or letting their attention wander when it should be on the road.…

How to Not Drive Like an Idiot This Winter

Snow, ice, and slush—oh my! Presenting five basic tips on how to navigate inclement weather this season. Wes Siler outsideonline.com The single most important important thing you can do to drive safely in snow, ice, and cold temperatures is to fit a set of studless winter tires to your car or truck. But even after…

Nine things you should do for safer winter driving

insideottawavalley.com With winter just a few weeks away, RSA Canada, a leading general home and auto insurer, is urging drivers to exercise more caution on the road than normal. The warning comes as Canadians prepare for an extreme winter, according to the Canadian Farmers’ Almanac. “Extremely cold temperatures, intense snow storms and blizzard conditions have…