Driver Awareness Courses

Driver Awareness Courses

Sometimes people are too much in a rush and find themselves jumping a red light or breaking the speed limit without any real thoughts to the consequences these could lead to. Now unless you’ve been given an NIP (Notice of Intended Prosecution), you wouldn’t worry too much about the motoring laws you’ve broken and will carry on with your life. Although safety should be a top priority for everyone, many drivers f...

gices - 02 Mar 2012
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Telematics may soon become compulsory when getting car insurance

Telematics may soon become compulsory when getting car insurance

For decades it has been a well known fact that women are generally safer drivers than men, therefore having an additional driver who is female on your insurance policy will mean lower insurance premiums. Last year Belgian campaigners managed to persuade the court that it is gender discrimination by offering women lower insurance premiums than men although it is a well known fact that men are responsible for 98% of da...

gices - 24 Feb 2012
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How to sell your car fast without losing money

Usually when someone is thinking about selling their car fast, it means they are having finance problems and need cash really quick. For me, the circumstances were different as I was moving to another country and I had to get rid of my car before flying out.Get a valuation of your carThe actual value of your car depends on many things like the make/model, how old it is, the state of the car, the mileage etc. I found ...

gices - 17 Feb 2012
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Adding an immobiliser, alarm or tracker will not necessarily reduce your car insurance

Adding an immobiliser, alarm or tracker will not necessarily reduce your car insurance

It is a known fact that installing security devices like an immobiliser, a car alarm system or a tracker device will bring your car insurance quote down but that’s not necessary true. I wanted to know how much I could save on my car insurance premiums if I had one or more of these security devices however this information was not readily available on the Internet. I thought somewhere on a blog or forum I would be abl...

gices - 02 Feb 2012
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Cancelling your car insurance when you no longer need it

When it comes to car insurance, I usually pay the premiums in full because it saves me money on interest. However 7 months into the year, I no longer needed the insurance cover because I was moving abroad. So I knew I had to contact the insurance company to get any refunds that I was due but little did I know how difficult that would prove to be. First of all, let’s have a look at some facts when it comes to car ...

gices - 21 Nov 2011
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Thieves posing as potential buyers to steal your car and ship to other countries

Thieves posing as potential buyers to steal your car and ship to other countries

Car thefts have been occurring since they were first made in 1894 but as technology advances and car manufacturers continue looking for new ways to prevent thefts, are our cars really safe? Many cars nowadays, especially top of the range ones, have a GPS tracking system so if they are stolen they can be easily tracked down. Other security measures are cars that need pin numbers in order for the driver to operate it a...

gices - 13 Oct 2011
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Jewish community gets help with traffic signal for safe crossing during Sabbath period

The UK is known for being diverse with many people of all religions and cultures setting up home here. One community that we do not hear from much is the Jewish community who are very private; there are many parts of the UK that have large Jewish communities with most of them in London itself. Friday’s are particularly sacred for Jews as it is Sabbath and as result of this Jews are forbidden to use electricity or ope...

gices - 10 Oct 2011
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How to lose belly fat and get a flat stomach

Belly flab is not only unsexy but it also shows unhealthy eating habits and neglect towards exercise. For many people, the stomach is the place where they are most likely to put on weight and that’s the most difficult area to lose the excess fat as well. It is very easy to get into a bad routine because of the hectic lifestyle that we all have. Fast food and quick meals are convenient because they save us time fr...

gices - 10 Oct 2011
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Having things hanging in your car can be a danger when driving

The AA has recently done a survey about 'ornamental clutter' that compromises road safety. We all learnt about the blind spot when we took driving lessons but now drivers are inadvertently causing dangerous blind spots by hanging things up in their car. Hanging air fresheners are nothing new and have been around for a long time and are getting out of hand. Nowadays drivers are putting up all sorts of things by hangin...

gices - 06 Oct 2011
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Catamaran cruises in Mauritius

One of the most relaxing and invigorating activities that can be enjoyed in Mauritius is a catamaran cruise. A catamaran (originating from the Tamil word kattu maram!) is a big boat used mostly nowadays for recreational purposes. Catamaran cruises in Mauritius are rewarding activities where people sail onto the clear turquoise waters for a day while either sunbathing on the deck with a slight wind on the face or enjo...

gices - 26 Sep 2011
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