Month: September 2022

Young drivers putting brakes on car maintenance

New research claims that more than three-quarters of motorists aged 18-34 have delayed key vehicle checks to save money. As drivers battle the cost of living crisis, data commissioned by the UK’s leading independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, also shows almost a third (28%) of younger drivers have held […]

Watch out for deer as mating season approaches

Road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist is advising drivers to take extra care in areas where deer are common, as their breeding season gets underway. The coming weeks (the breeding season lasts until early November) mean deer are more mobile than usual, bringing them onto roads and increasing the risk […]

What is the UK’s leading breakdown provider?

Nationwide roadside rescue and recovery provider Start Rescue has been named the UK’s leading breakdown company. In the annual Which? Recommended Provider customer survey, Start Rescue came out top for the fourth consecutive year, with the highest percentage of customers feeling they get value for money. The research found that […]

2022 Ford Focus review

We road test the new, improved version of the popular Ford Focus – now with mild hybrid assistance available… The current fourth generation of the Ford Focus five-door family hatchback and estate was launched in 2018 and has just been treated to a mid-life makeover. Gaining bolder looks, an updated […]