Motorists get towing regulations advice

Motorists are being warned on towing regulations ahead of summer staycations to avoid hefty fines and driving penalties. Car leasing experts at LeaseCar.uk have researched the laws around what drivers can and can’t tow as families prepare for caravan and camping holidays.

Six steps to avoid a tyre blowout

With summer holidays underway, travellers are being advised to check their tyre conditions to prevent a blowout. The holiday car rental experts at StressFreeCarRental.com are urging people to check the conditions of their car to prevent serious consequences from occurring. Warmer conditions can lead to heated air expanding inside the tyres, which ultimately leads to …

Keeping road safe this Christmas

UK road safety and breakdown organisation, GEM Motoring Assist, is offering a line-up of safer driving tips for the 12 days of Christmas. The many pressures of the festive season mean it’s often easy to let good habits slip, so here is a reminder of the importance of staying safe while driving during the holidays. …

National be safe be seen day

Ahead of ‘National Be Safe Be Seen Day’, Tomorrow (21st December), the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are calling on the public to be safe on the road by being seen! Drivers are being urged to use their dipped headlights during the day if they do not have Daytime Running Lights (DRL). …

Debunking Driving Test Myths

When you’re learning to drive, everybody is an expert. Whether it’s a parent giving their two cents on the best way to ace the test first-time, or a friend sharing their horror story of how they failed, everyone has their opinion on driving tests and it can be hard to separate fact from fiction.

New road safety strategy launched

Minister of State in the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton TD has launched Ireland’s fifth Road Safety Strategy 2021-2030. The primary aim of the government’s new road safety strategy is to reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries on Irish roads by 50% over the next 10 years. This means reducing deaths on Ireland’s …