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Basic car maintenance: what can you do yourself?

When you get a car it's important to keep it in good condition, both for safe driving and also to save the cost of more expensive problems developing. Here's our quick quide to things you can do yourself, without necessarily needing professional help.

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Winter driving guide: minimising the risk of accidents in difficult weather

Making journeys safely in winter isn't just about your car being ready; it's also important to think about your own driving and how you react to whatever weather comes your way.

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Winter driving guide: our tips to keeping you and your car safe through snow, sleet or slush

Heading out in your car over the festive period can be more tricky when the weather turns nasty. It's important to make sure both you and the car are fully prepared for any journeys you make.

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Flip flop fines and other ways to get caught out behind the wheel

It's easy to be caught out whilst driving, but the most obvious things are normally signposted. So, if you're keen to avoid a surprise fine, read on to learn about some of the more unusual ways to end up on the wrong side of the law.

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Driving in the summer: what you need to know

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, […]

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Driving safely on the Norwich NDR roundabouts: 12 months on

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 […]

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Tips for New Drivers in Norfolk

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!

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What is a Speed Awareness Course?

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.

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Driving at Night — Our Top Tips for Arriving Safely

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.

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Car Buying Tips: Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid… or Electric?

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...

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