This summer has felt changeable to say the least – dry heat one minute, hot and humid the next, and then a thunderstorm out of nowhere with cooler days behind it. With a scorching week like this though, it’s important to think about how the heat can affect you when you’re driving in the summer. All weather conditions, including heatwaves, […]
It has been one year since the final section of the often-controversial Norwich Northern Distributor Route (NDR), now known as the Broadland Northway, opened. The 20km-length dual carriageway runs from the A47 at Postwick, east of Norwich, to the A1067 Fakenham Road north of Taverham. As well as initial work on the route, Norfolk County Council recently carried out maintenance […]
If you passed your driving test with us, no doubt you’re already a confident and competent driver. But in East Anglia, our local roads are as full of charm as they are littered with hidden dangers. Before setting off on your own for the first time, prepare yourself by reading our top tips for new drivers in Norfolk!
In the UK, speeding is a common issue and a serious problem. Rather than by increasing penalties, the authorities hope they can cut re-offending by encouraging many speeders to take a speed awareness course instead. Read on to learn why these courses exist, who is eligible for them and what to expect if you end up taking one.
Many people find driving at night difficult. In spite of quieter roads, in relative terms collisions are more likely to happen in the dark. Even if you’re a confident driver, you might still be making mistakes that could put lives in danger. So make sure you arrive safely by reading our top tips for night-time driving.
More reforms to the Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) are set to be enacted in April 2018. These changes will make traditional petrol — and especially diesel — cars more expensive to run. So, what’s the best choice for a new motorist — sticking with petrol or going electric? Read our car buying tips to find out…