Driver Knowledge Tests

What should you do if you break down on the way to the airport?

You’re all excited for your holiday or you’re revved up for your business trip but fate intervenes and you are left on the side of the road with your car unresponsive and the clock ticking until final boarding call. All

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What is traction control?

Traction control is a method used in vehicles to stop the drive wheels from spinning. The drive wheels are the wheels that are powered by the motor. Traction control serves two main purposes: Stop the driver losing control Reduce unnecessary tyre

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Which drivers are most at risk of having a crash?

We all have some risk of having a crash when we drive; it’s why insurance costs so much. But, some drivers are more at risk than others, and it’s not always obvious. Various studies, including one with 3500 drivers, have

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Leading causes of distraction-based crashes

Teens don’t have much experience driving, and they are at risk of crashing due to distractions inside and outside the car. The diagram above shows the main causes as stated by the AAA (American Automobile Association). Interacting with passengers –

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Why turning your wheels at an intersection can be dangerous

Sometimes we’re tempted to turn our wheels while waiting to turn at an intersection and that, as you will see in the video below, is a particularly bad idea. The dual dashcam video shows the driver being hit from behind

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How to avoid deliberate accidents from scammers

Unfortunately this is a very real, but quite rare, part of driving that hopefully you will never experience: a person deliberately stages an accident which looks like your fault, but is really designed to achieve them an insurance payout, or

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Dealing with an insurance company after an accident

Who is to blame? When you have an accident an insurance company will decide who is to blame. How we use blame is slightly different to how insurance companies use blame. To them, ‘blame’ also carries with it the implication

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