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The beast of the night – driving after dark

You might have grown out of cowering under your covers at the sight of your bedroom in the dark, but that doesn’t mean things no longer look different come night. Roads are no exception. However well you might think you know them, they can be a different beast come nightfall. Don’t be complacent Familiarity breeds … Read more

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Don’t leave getting ready until you’ve hit the road

There’s no problem if, like many of us, you treat your car as a bit of a spare wardrobe. What perhaps started out as a pair of driving shoes in the boot can quickly become a wardrobe on wheels when you lead a busy life. Just because you treat your car like a wardrobe, doesn’t … Read more

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Booster Seat Law – Do You Know Car Safety Law?

Sadly, road traffic accidents are all too common and it comes as no surprise that booster seat laws reflect the seriousness of this issue by having strict guidelines in place for how children should be safely restrained when they are travelling by car. And it’s not just small children and babies that are covered by the law, … Read more

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Chatty Children and Babbling Babies – a Back Seat Danger?

There’s no escaping taking your children out in the car if you want to get from A to B. It isn’t such a problem when they are very young, and will happily stay asleep in their car seat, but once they get older and start crying at the thought of being strapped in, or begin … Read more

It’s fashionable to be late

Whether you are the sort of person that regularly sleeps through your alarm, or are the type that is ready with so much time to spare you end up browsing Facebook and losing track of time, you have almost certainly found yourself running late before you’ve even left the house at least once in your … Read more

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Road deaths are increasing, are you safe on the roads?

Every time you get behind the wheel of a car you are taking responsibility for controlling that vehicle and driving safely. Deaths on the road are increasing and therefore it is time that every driver does their very best to be the safest driver they can possibly be. Everyone knows the rules around speeding and … Read more

Best foot forward, are your shoes right for driving?

It seems an unlikely mix, but in recent years the worlds of fashion and road safety have begun to combine with the development of specific shoes for driving. Choosing the right footwear for driving is imperative from both comfort and safety perspectives. A poll by uSwitch in 2015, found that more than eight out of … Read more

Project Pictogram Revolutionises Road Safety

Go Girl backs Project Pictogram, the new driver awareness scheme which uses images to help educate road users around road safety whilst they are on the road. The new initiative is designed to raise awareness around road safety, but will also aims to educate and alter our driving behaviours to help reduce fatal and serious … Read more

Are you ready for a breakdown?

A car breakdown kit is one of those things you think you will never need until the event arises. Many of us begin our journeys never giving a thought to what we’ll do or need if our car breaks down. Unfortunately car failures happen and there is no guarantee of when or where it will … Read more

Ready, steady, winter!

Winter is often a beautiful season, full of ice crystals, snowy days, Christmas trees and warm, mulled wine. However, it is also the time of year when there are more likely to be problems on the roads. Break downs and accidents in cold, dull, drizzly weather increase during the winter months and it’s vital to … Read more