How do the feuds and arguments inside your car affect your driving?

There are a wide variety of driver distractions on our roads.These distractions are leading to many unnecessary road crashes and car insurance claims! Most reports on distracted driving nowadays addresses the risks of cellular conversations and texting while driving. Research has revealed that most motorists are much more scared of sharing the roads with other…

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Wheels that are out of balance could prove to be expensive

On the Car Insurance Blog we strive to do more than just discuss car insurance products. We also provide road safety information and advice that could help vehicle owners to avoid accidents. This also includes a special focus on vehicle maintenance and driving behaviour. Earlier today a new section of content was added to the…

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Older drivers spot road hazards earlier than young drivers!

Who is the biggest risk on our roads –young drivers or old drivers? The answer – without a doubt – is our younger drivers! Even though they might have sharper reflexes, their attitude and driving habits pose far greater risks to other road users. Older drivers not only have far greater driving experience –but also…

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Your car insurance premium can reward you for avoiding driver fatigue!

The title of this post might raise a few eyebrows – and so it should! A very important threat to road safety is driver fatigue. This threat to both driver fitness and road safety is usually referred to in a number of descriptive words, including driver fatigue, driver tiredness, drowsiness etc. Driver Fatigue a contributing…

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Weekend drunk drivers a huge road safety risk!

Much has been written about the dangers of drunk driving. That drunk drivers are responsible for too many accidents is no secret. These drivers not only place their own lives at risk but also those of other law abiding road users. But when are these risks most prevalent and how can we protect ourselves from…

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You need car insurance as protection against driver stupidity!!

Driving without car insurance because you are a good driver is like not wearing a seatbelt because you intend to be driving slow. It is just plain stupid!! We need to recognize that the roads are a place where we have to share space – and we share this space with some irresponsible people. Even…

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Can Energy Drinks reduce Car Insurance Claims?

Driver Fatigue is the silent killer on our roads. A European Road Safety Observatory Report on Fatigue (2006) Fatigue has suggested that fatigue is a major factor in a large proportion of road crashes (range 10-20%). It is often difficult to calculate the true risk of driver fatigue in vehicle crashes – as many drivers…

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Car accidents and making that emergency call!!

On the Car Insurance Blog we not only provide advice on finding affordable and the correct car insurance, but also assist our vehicle owners with information about safety on the road. This also includes advice on how to protect yourself in the event of the unfortunate road accident. Once an accident has occurred it is…

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2009 Crash Report confirms threat of young drivers to Road Safety

We have written quite a bit on the Car Insurance Blog about the risks that young drivers pose to road safety and , perhaps more importantly – how these younger drivers struggle to find affordable car insurance! The younger male drivers are perceived to be the greatest risks to road accidents and car insurance claims,…

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Drinking and Driving increases car insurance claims

On the Arrive Alive website we have given much attention to the dangers of impaired driving! Too many fatal accidents have been caused by intoxicated drivers. Many more of these accidents are fortunately not fatal but have lead to car insurance claims– and could have been prevented were it not for the reduced driver reactions…

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