The tread on a vehicle’s tyre is designed to help it grip the road. When it’s raining, the tread removes surface water from the contact patch between the road and the tyre, allowing you to steer, accelerate and brake effectively.
Having tyres with good tread depth is vital for safety on the road, and to ensure vehicles comply with this, laws dictate at what tread depth tyres need replacing. Continue Reading
The global positioning system, or GPS, is an indispensable feature of modern life for many people, yet it’s not such a recent invention – it actually dates back nearly 60 years.
Driving under the influence of drugs is taken very seriously by the law and tough new rules were enforced in 2015 to punish those who get behind the wheel with illegal or certain legal drugs in their system.
Christmas is nearly upon us, so if you’re planning a trip to see your loved ones over the festive period, finding the safest routes to take will be high on your agenda – and rightly so. Although the number of fatalities on British roads has fallen, this isn’t the case for the amount of accidents. With safe travels in mind, here are some key considerations when planning your journey.
It’s estimated that air pollution contributes to 25,000 deaths in England annually, and with many cities pumping out pollutants that exceed legal limits, the government is under pressure to act.
The environment secretary Michael Gove has acknowledged that something needs to be done to slash air pollution in the UK and in a 98-page document, he suggests that getting rid of speed bumps on roads could tackle this pervasive problem.
There are various factors that can affect how much your car insurance costs and many people assume that colour is one of them. In fact, a survey carried out by Insure.com concluded that 46% of drivers questioned believed that red cars were more expensive to insure. Is there any truth to this colour-related theory?
Perhaps choosing the right vehicle for your business is one of the most immediate challenges, yet choosing the right funding method is a crucial matter that requires due care and consideration. As this will govern the management of your fleet, it needs to be looked into properly if it is to yield the maximum benefits. Continue Reading