Child Lock: What Is It & How Does It Work?

Everything changes when you become a parent for the first time. You need to completely rethink many things you might have previously taken for granted. Driving is no exception. Is your car child-safe? There are a few things you can do to prepare your car for your new baby, and to keep things safe as … Read more

Parents & Child Parking – Can You Use Them While Pregnant?

Those parent and child parking spaces are very helpful. But what if the child in question isn’t quite here yet? Are you allowed to use them while pregnant? There seems to be a lot of confusion about this issue, so let’s clear things up a bit. Can You Use Parent and Child Parking When Pregnant? … Read more

Get your car winter ready

Some areas of the UK have been experiencing ice and snow with reports that it will spread to other areas of the UK soon. So, here are our tips on how you can get prepared and make your car winter ready. Break downs and accidents increase when it is icy or snowing and it’s vital … Read more

Stop your keyless entry car being stolen

Why are more keyless entry cars being stolen? Keyless entry cars work using radio signals. When you put your key fob near the door handle, or when you press a button, your car sends out a short radio signal with a range of around five metres. There’s an identity chip in your keyless entry fob … Read more

How Long Can a Baby Stay in a Car Seat?

How long can a baby stay in a car seat? Many seem to believe that you should not let your baby stay in their car seat for more than two hours at a time. But is there any truth to this? UK law is clear on when a child must use a child seat or … Read more

When Can Children Sit in the Front Seat of a Car?

Confused over car seats? We know it can feel a little overwhelming – especially if you have more than one child to consider! Find out what car seats you need and when your child is ready to sit in the front seat of your car. When Can Children Sit in the Front Seat? At what … Read more

When Should You Stop Driving While Pregnant?

Should you stop driving at some point while pregnant? If so, when? It’s a question many expectant mums find themselves asking. The short answer to this question is: It depends. Some women continue to drive right up until the birth date. Others find that, once they reach a certain stage of their pregnancy, driving becomes … Read more

Smoking in a Car With Children – Know The Law

Did you know that smoking in a car with children is illegal? It is, and it has been since 2015. Many motorists seem unfamiliar with this relatively-recent change to the law. So let’s take a closer look at the details. Smoking in a Car With Children – What Does The Law Say? “To protect children … Read more

England Netball Stars Share Their Driving Experiences

As the official car insurance sponsor to England Netball and the Vitality Netball Superleague, we have the inside scoop on the driving experiences from England’s best netball stars. We asked the players about their driving tests, first cars and dream cars as well as their most memorable journeys. The England Netball team are big achievers … Read more

Children in the back of a car
The Ultimate Travelling with Kids Checklist

Travelling with children can be a stressful experience at the best of times.  Chatty children can be a distraction, especially on long journeys, so make sure you prepare a checklist in advance of everything you need to keep them happy and help the trip go smoothly. Food and drink Bringing food and drink along is … Read more