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Make room! Drivers need to give cyclists space during lockdown

As bicycle use spikes during local lockdowns, drivers need to be aware of the 1.5 metre rule which encourages motorists to make room and protect cyclists.

During the first 30 days of lockdown in March, the Department for Transport (DfT) found that cycling fatalities were more than double the number compared to the same periods from 2015-18 even though the level of vehicle traffic had dropped to 36% of its pre-lockdown level.

Of the 15 cyclists in the UK that lost their lives from 23 March – 22 April all but two incidents did not involve a motor vehicle.

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Car Analytics Ltd: The Best UK Vehicle History Checking Company 2020

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Mon, 10/26/2020 - 2:10pm

A leading and renowned automotive business that is based in the UK, Car Analytics provides its clients with a range of car and vehicle related services, in addition to a completely free vehicle check. So although ‘low cost’ or ‘economical’ might describe the price range of their services, it’s more accurate to say they are the first company of its kind, in this market, to be recognised for their entirely free vehicle data check.

Car Analytics was established in 2018, November, and has aimed from the outset to provide car data checks at the lowest possible prices within a...

Can there be a 4x4 van for sale in perfect condition

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Thu, 10/22/2020 - 10:52pm

Every van has its unique purpose. Therefore, it is the duty of every buyer to understand why they are out to buy a particular van, and also select a van that suits their needs perfectly.

Are you a surfer, biker, an explorer, digital nomad, base jumper, or tourist? If you belong to this category, chances are that you will need a lot of space to carry your stuff around. Thus, a 4x4 van may be the appropriate vehicle choice for you. It has a lot of space, reliable, and capable of withstanding heavy loads or carrying a large amount of equipment.

It is not surprising to find...

How to handle your insurance company after totaling your car

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Thu, 10/22/2020 - 10:34pm

If you’ve been in a major car crash, your insurance company might decide that it’s not worthwhile to repair your vehicle and declare it totaled instead. If you’ve never had a car declared totaled before, this can be a confusing process to deal with.

Learn what steps come next and what your options are when your insurer declares your vehicle a total loss.

Deciding Your Car Is A Total Loss

A totaled car is defined by your automotive insurer. Sure, you and your mechanic can discuss the severity of damage and decide whether the costs exceed the value. However, insurance...

Buying an Electric Motorcycle

Authored by David Humphrey
Posted: Thu, 10/22/2020 - 10:55am

Are you tired of gas motorcycles? That's easily understandable because after riding gas motorcycles for a long time, some people feel the need for a change, while others may need to switch things up a bit. You may even be on the brink of buying your very first bike, and electric motorcycles are a desirable option. One common myth about these beauties is that they're not easy to buy. However, you can always find good electric motorcycles from different great brands if you look at the right places.

The significant difference between electric motorcycles and gas motorcycles is that...

Double whammy of penalties for faulty tyres

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Wed, 10/21/2020 - 6:05pm

UK motorists could face both large fines and hikes to their insurance premiums if they drive with defective tyres.

Car insurance comparison experts Quotezone.co.uk is warning drivers to check tyres before getting on the road and say this October’s Tyre Safety Month is the perfect reminder.

Motorists can be fined up to £2,500 for each faulty tyre and 3 points on their driving licence. If the police see another tyre falling short of the law it doubles to £5,000 and 6 points. Four faulty tyres could even see the maximum 12 points – resulting in the loss of a driving licence...

Eight best ways to improve your car at the most cost-effective way

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Mon, 10/19/2020 - 12:58pm

For many of us, our car is the most prized possession. But, if your vehicle is not functioning as per your expectation, it's time to go for some practical ways to boost its performance. Cars are money pits; you have to spend thousands of dollars to fix one car component. But, if you don't have that much money to fix your car, we have come up with the most cost-effective ways to help you get performance while driving.

No matter if you are looking for the best ways to boost your car's performance or are thinking about upgrading the gadgets in it, Carcody is a platform that can...

The Benefits Of Vehicle Wraps

Authored by BHTNews.com
Posted: Fri, 10/16/2020 - 1:48pm

Vehicle wraps have numerous benefits for businesses and can be a great way to advertise according to car wrapping specialists, Car Wrapping Ireland .

Here are some of the many pluses below.

1. The Most Cost-Effective Way Of Advertising

One of the main goals of any business is trying to reach a wider audience or new markets. As such, companies try using different mediums such as flyers, mailers, and emails to achieve this goal. However, the main problem with these forms of advertisement is that potential customers may not be willing to receive junk mail, and...

Buying a car which has been in an accident? What to look for

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Mon, 10/12/2020 - 9:38pm

What mainly makes us want to buy a car that has suffered a crash, is the attractive and tempting price, being incredibly low.

Even so, you should do a little research before making such a purchase, to be completely sure whether it could be a perfect business or a probable future problem.

It is worth mentioning that many of the car dealers who have been hit choose to hide important information.

That's why basically the first thing to do is to find out the legal position in which you are. Since you will be dealing with a high-end vehicle, which is likely to be...

What to know when buying a second-hand Audi

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Mon, 10/12/2020 - 9:24pm

Whenever we look at a new vehicle, we must ensure that it is in excellent condition, and know its history. And if we buy an Audi, it’s even more important!

The first thing you should check is the bodywork. It is essential to see it in daylight, so that you can see if it is really in good condition.

Scratches or minor bumps could be reasons to negotiate with the seller. Even so, do not accept rust or structural damage, which is fundamental when buying a semi-new car, as it will be noticeable by the difference in paint on the wings and hood. On the other hand, rust usually...

What Happens If You Crash A Rental?

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Mon, 10/05/2020 - 9:56pm

Wrecking a rental car, unfortunately, is not as uncommon. Any type of collision is not pleasant, especially if it is with a car that is rented. Having bad weather on vacation can not even be compared to the inconvenience of having an auto accident, especially if injuries are involved.

Since the last thing, anyone would need is a vehicle crash on their journey, it would be wise that before you drive out to your destination, to learn all there is to be done and what can happen in case of the unexpected. Life is unpredictable, and since people can not turn back the clock, it would...