Highway code changes could see surge in accidents

Increase in accidents from highway code changes predicted

Personal injury law firm predicts an increase in accidents and road rage following highway code changes

Manchester-based personal injury firm Express Solicitors have criticised the government for a lack of investment in publicity ahead of a launch of significant changes to the highway code this month that they predict could cause chaos on the roads.

The law firm handles...

In 2020 seven members of the public have suffered fatal injuries on GB farms

How to stay safe when walking through the countryside

As people all around the UK and Ireland bask in the heatwave, more of us are keen to get out and enjoy the sunshine. And given the last 18 months of lockdowns, whether people have needed a break from work or have gone on staycation, many people have relied on a stroll through the countryside to escape. It can work wonders for your health by improving fitness, relieving stress, helping sleep...

The number of road traffic accidents in GB dropped by a quarter in 2020

Record drop in road traffic accidents new government data reveals

The number of road traffic accidents in Great Britain dropped by a quarter in 2020 compared to 2019, making last year the safest year on record for road new data from the Department for Transport (DfT).

The DfT figures, which are based on police records, show the fall in road accidents tied in with traffic volumes dropping by 21% as lockdown measures took hold.


Drivers are unaware that summer driving can pose similar risks to winter driving

Getting caught wearing flip flops whilst driving could land you with instant £100 fine

With the clocks having changed and the weather warming up, many drivers are unaware that summer driving can pose similar risks to winter driving.

Uswitch have put together a checklist on things to do in preparation for getting back in the car now the travel restrictions have eased slightly.

Joel Kempson, car insurance expert at says: “The majority of drivers...