Road rage: how to deal with it
If you bumped into someone in the street while looking the other way or sending a text, would you a) apologise and carry on with your day, not giving it a second thought or b) swear and shout at them in a flurry of offensive hand gestures? We’re guessing, providing you’re not borderline psychotic, that […]
Why speeding is a bad idea
Here’s something you probably don’t hear a lot. speed does not kill. Drag racers, Formula One drivers and anyone who’s ever done more than 500mph in a Boeing 737 are testament to this. But while speed on its own rarely kills, combine it with something else and you’ve potentially got a sure-fire recipe for disaster. It might […]
Breakdown cover – why you need it
It’s every driver’s nightmare – that heart-stopping moment when your car suddenly decides to stop working, leaving you stranded in the middle of nowhere. What would you do if your car broke down? Even if you’re handy with the spanners, you might not have the tools or parts to fix it. And if you run […]
What is black box insurance?
Black box insurance, or “telematics car insurance” as it’s also known; monitors driving style, records behaviour, and rewards careful drivers with lower premiums. It involves a black box being fitted to your vehicle which uses satellite technology to assess speed, braking, acceleration, cornering and the time of day journeys are made. Some black box insurance […]
Win a new car!
Fancy winning a brand new car? The Safer Essex Roads Partnership is launching a brand new road safety campaign for young drivers on Friday the 15th of April at Colchester Culver Square. The campaign links the latest thinking around public behaviour change declarations and social marketing techniques and is aiming for wide scale engagement. The […]
WHAT IS BLACK BOX INSURANCE
Black box insurance, or “telematics car insurance” as it’s also known; monitors driving style, records behaviour, and rewards careful drivers with lower premiums.