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

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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

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Games to play in the car with kids on long journeys

When the school holidays roll around, no amount of preparation feels adequate. You may have booked the perfect trip, delicately balancing everyone’s expectations, but a car journey can throw things off course from the get-go. Kids’ moods are unpredictable – fact – and fewer things rile them up (or bring them down) more than a … Read more

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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