Survival Guide

Handy Safety Tips

Risk Factors

The first few years that you are new drivers are the most dangerous and you will be at the highest risk of being involved in a serious crash. There are many things you can to do to help reduce the risk.

Being a Passenger

Passengers can be distracting to all groups of drivers because of movement, noise and general disruption in the car. However young drivers are also affected by peer pressure from their passengers. The presence of friends in their car can encourage young drivers to take more risks.

Car Essentials

Having your car serviced and checked is a vital part of reducing collisions on the road. Making sure your brakes and tyres are working at their best might not only save you money, it may save your life.

Modifications

Staying safe and legal when modifying your car is extremely important. Although most people focus on how good their car looks, it is essential to remember that too many mods can affect the driveability of your car, it may make your insurance invalid and put you on the wrong side of the law. If you are planning to do mods, make sure you know some of the dangers and stay safe and legal when doing so.

Parent Information

The first few years for a new driver are the most dangerous and they will be at the highest risk of being involved in a serious crash. As your children start on this journey there are many things you can to do to help reduce the risk.

Insurance & Telematics

Insurance can be expensive, and the biggest factors that influence the premium are age, gender and where you live. Of course, these are things you cannot easily alter, but as with all insurance, these are not the only factors that influence your premium

Getting Around Without a Car

There are plenty of alternative ways to travel around other than using the car. Here are some ideas on travel choices which save you money, make you more independent and encourage you to be more active as well.

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12th July 2017
Schools and colleges in Devon and Cornwall with sixth form students are invited to book places at the annual Learn2Live road safety events.
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