A beginner’s guide to vehicle conspicuity markings

In 2011, Chapter 8 of the Traffic Signs Manual (Traffic Safety Measures & Signs for Road Works & Temporary Situations) was issued by the Department for Transport (DfT). Along with a number of other guidelines, it provides information on the types of conspicuity marking required for vehicles that stop on highways for work purposes. Image Credit Legislation has since made it compulsory that all new … Continue reading A beginner’s guide to vehicle conspicuity markings

Be aware and drive with care

Rather disturbingly, a third of owners of brand new cars will have damaged it within the first 2 months. Whether through carelessness, being unfamiliar with controls or having a car much more powerful than their last one, the bill for repairs comes to £402 million nationally. Cars are packed with more technology than ever before, meaning more temptation to become distracted. This is another reason why you should visit a MOT Gloucester centre such as swift fit uk each year to ensure your car is road legal. Mobile phone use by drivers is still causing major problems despite being illegal and today’s cars seem to be getting bigger, while parking spaces are shrinking so bumps while manoeuvering are very commonplace. Continue reading “Be aware and drive with care”