Monthly Archives: September 2011

Website detailing road accidents launched

A new website which details all of the road traffic accidents reported to the police since 2005 has been launched. The new site, crashmap, has made in-depth details of each incident available to the public just days before the Department … Continue reading

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Poor finance customers warned of smartphone dangers

Poor credit car finance customers have been warned of the dangers of using their smartphone while behind the wheel. According to road safety charity Brake, as many as three in ten people check their text messages while driving and nine … Continue reading

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Poor finance customers offered wet weather driving tips

Poor credit van finance customers have been offered a number of hints and tips to help them when the weather takes a turn for the worse and the autumn downpours begin. Head of training at the Institute of Advanced Motorists, … Continue reading

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Cost of driving puts young men in financial difficulties

The cost of motoring for young men in the UK is continuing to increase, with many spending more than £12,000 before they can legally drive on the road. According to research by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) the cost … Continue reading

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Poor finance customers urged to invest in winter tyres

With the winter fast approaching, poor credit car finance customers have been encouraged to invest in a set of winter tyres before the weather takes a turn for the worse. According to research by What Car? winter tyres offer a … Continue reading

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FTA seminar to discuss weather issues

Keith Brown MSP, transport minister, will address delegates on a range of issues affecting transport operators, poor credit van finance customers may be interested to hear. One particular area that will be dealt with is the issues posed by severe … Continue reading

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Ford introduces new door protector

Poor credit car finance customers that are sick and tired of denting their doors in the UK's narrowest streets and the tightest parking spaces will be interested to hear Ford has introduce a new door defender range. The feature, called … Continue reading

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IAM urges bike industry to work on their ABS

The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has backed calls to make anti-locking braking systems (ABS) compulsory on all new large motorcycles, which may interest poor credit bike finance customers. MEPs are planning to debate proposals that would force bike makers … Continue reading

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Nissan set to boost electric vehicle infrastructure

Poor credit car finance customers may be interested to hear that Nissan has announced plans to join up with a number of leading utility and electrical vehicle supply equipment companies to boost the development of cheaper, smaller, quick electric car … Continue reading

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Angry motorists hit back at ‘third world roads’

Poor credit van finance customers who have been affected by one or more of Britain's potholes may be interested to hear that other motorists are beginning to take the fight to the local authorities. There were 22,000 successful claims for … Continue reading

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