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Top tips for driving in the summer

Top tips for driving in the summer

When the sun comes out, you want to be thinking about heading to the beach or enjoying a picnic with your friends - not worrying about whether you’re going to make it. Seeing as the…
Did someone say driving test changes?

Did someone say driving test changes?

If you are currently learning to drive (or intending to) then there is an important date for your diary - 4 December 2017. This is the day that the practical driving test is changing -…
Tips for driving on the motorway

Tips for driving on the motorway

Driving on the motorway can seem daunting, but it really doesn’t have to be. In fact, as 2Pass explains, motorways are the safest roads to drive on, compared to town and country roads. However, they…
Camera .. flash .. FINE!

Camera .. flash .. FINE!

On Monday 24th April, changes to the speeding fines system in the UK came into effect, and we, at insurethebox, are urging young drivers to read up on the new regulations to avoid being caught…
Old habits need to die hard

Old habits need to die hard

You may have read our blog post in October last year, notifying you of proposed legislation changes that affect drivers who use mobile phones whilst behind the wheel. Today, 1 March 2017, these changes come…
Results of festive season crackdown on drug driving

Results of festive season crackdown on drug driving

Reports from the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) following the festive season are now in, and they’ve shown a much greater influence on police detecting drug drivers during the latest festive enforcement campaign. Drug screening…
Raising awareness of the ‘fatal four’

Raising awareness of the ‘fatal four’

Every day, emergency services from across the country, including police, fire and ambulance, attend road accidents. According to Department for Transport provisional estimates, there were 1,700 road deaths in the UK for the year ending…
Staying safe on the road the morning after

Staying safe on the road the morning after

Many people don’t realise quite how long it takes for alcohol to pass through the body. Because of this, there is a very real risk that people who may never dream of drinking and driving…
50 years of campaigning against drink driving

50 years of campaigning against drink driving

Deaths caused by drink driving have reduced dramatically since the government first started campaigning against drink driving over 50 years ago. In that time, drink driving deaths have fallen from 1,640 a year to 230.¹…