Self-Driving Car Insurance: Who is Responsible?

It might seem like science-fiction, but autonomous vehicles are not too far away in terms of technology. Self-driving cars are predicted to be how we’ll use transportation in the future and there are plenty of benefits, with less traffic and fewer accidents part of the allure for those involved. It’s this pursuit of driverless cars […]

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Where to Place Your Sat-Nav in Your Car

Sat-nav devices have now become an essential for most vehicles, with drivers doing away with traditional maps in favour of a smaller, more direct visual aid. What many people seem to have forgotten however, is that you’re not supposed to have anything blocking your view of the road or your mirrors according to the Highway […]

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UK Overtaking Laws

Next up in our UK Driving Laws series, we’re taking a closer look at UK overtaking laws, and how to overtake safely on UK roads. The dangers and statistics Road safety charity Brake reported that in 2015, 1 in 7 drivers surveyed had been forced to swerve, pull over or brake to avoid a collision because […]

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The Laws for Using Mobile Phones When Driving in the UK

Next up in our UK Driving Laws series, we’re looking at the laws surrounding using a mobile phone or similar device while driving a vehicle. The dangers of using a mobile while driving have long been advertised, and the action became a legal offence as far back as 2003, yet shockingly The Department of Transport […]

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What is Windscreen Calibration and When Do I Need One?

Vehicles are currently making the switch from autonomous driving to Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) which ensure increased vehicle safety and better driving.  ADAS systems can alert drivers to potential problems on the roads and can even take control of the vehicle when necessary – applying the emergency brakes if the vehicle was to collide […]

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Weird Road Signs from Around the World

There’s an abundance of different road signs used around the world, some of which display crucial information and road laws which must be obeyed, others which are slightly less important and a lot more obscure! This month, we’re taking a look at some bizarre and weird road signs from around the world, and asking ourselves what […]

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UK Speeding Laws Explained

This month we’re looking at the next section of our UK Driving Laws series; UK speeding laws. Speeding is reckless and dangerous behaviour, and that’s why speed limits are put in place to save lives. However, more and more people are disregarding the limits put in place and endangering the lives of themselves and other […]

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UK Seat Belt Law Explained

In the first of our UK Driving Laws series, we’re tackling UK seat belt law, giving you all the information you need to protect yourself and other passengers from harm. A 2009 study showed that roughly 400 people were killed in collisions a year because they weren’t wearing seat belts, and a more recent survey […]

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UK Driving Laws Explained

In an effort to educate and inform the British public about the various ins and outs of UK driving laws and why they matter, the team here at The Windscreen Company have put together a series of articles about the many different road laws and their necessity. We’ve also put together the handy infographic below with […]

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How to Stop Your Windscreen from Misting Up

Any driver will agree that one of the most irritating things that can happen whilst driving is the windscreen misting up. Not only is it impractical, it can be severely dangerous if left to continue misting up, so drivers should be prepared for how to resolve this issue – and even prevent it in the […]

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