insurethebox help reduce driver speeding

English telematics pioneer, insurethebox, has shared the latest data from their communications campaign which aims to improve driver safety.   Over the past five years, customers of insurethebox have been part of the Speed Reduction Programme, which has seen over 80,000 drivers reduce their speed by 22%, leading to a 6% reduction in accident frequency.    After accumulating over 5.7 billion miles of driving data has allowed the telematics insurer to become an …

Councillor calls for more driving tests

Sinn Féin Councillor Emma McGinley has called for more driving tests slots to tackle the ‘huge backlog’ in waiting lists for tests, the Derry Journal reports.  Colr. McGinley said: “There is growing frustration among people who are struggling to get a driving test booking since the services resumed.  “Driving instructors and learners feel they are being left …

German driving test back-log

Ireland has faced many problems while dealing with the driver theory and driving test back-log but, it appears we aren’t the only ones struggling with back-log issues.  In a recent announcement it was revealed that Germany is facing just as much, if not more, trouble with the back-log than Ireland, this came to light in when the …

4 in 5 horse riders experience issues on Irish roads 

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), Horse Sport Ireland (HSI), Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) and An Garda Síochána have teamed up to launch a road safety appeal calling on horse-riders and other road users to share the roads safely.  The appeal comes after a recent survey of over 1,700 horse riders, revealed that four in five horse riders have experienced an incident when on …