Below please find motoring miscellany that doesn’t fit into other topic sections or categories.
22 Sept 2023
In recent months, the headlines surrounding car insurance premiums have made for grim reading...
15 June 2023
While women themselves are usually safe drivers, the cars they drive are much more dangerous. Here’s why....
2 February 2023
When you get into a brand-new car or walk out of the opticians with a fresh set of spectacles, there’s one thing they have in common. That refreshed, bright feeling is thanks to unsullied glass...
8 August 2022
The motor industry is evolving rapidly. Electric vehicles (EVs) are no longer the minority on the roads...
20 May 2022
Potentially millions of motorists could be unknowingly getting behind the wheel while over the drink-drive limit...
20 May 2022
The places where Britain’s angriest drivers live can now be revealed - and Londoners are far more hot-headed...
01 April 2022
Do you own a car with high mileage? If you do, congratulations—you've likely gotten great value for your money.
08 February 2022
To kick off 2022, the Highway Code is due to introduce new driving laws as well as making amendments to existing ones.
12 January 2022
The UK’s largest independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, has commended the government’s decision to put the brakes on the rollout of controversial new All Lane Running (ALR) smart motorway schemes.
3 December 2021
This week’s tips from Richard Gladman, Head of Driving and Riding Standards at IAM RoadSmart, the UK’s largest independent charity, gives advice to shoppers on securing the perfect parking space ahead of the busiest...
18 November 2021
The fact that over half of older drivers are willing to undergo extra driving checks bodes well for the policy changes we advocate.
4 October 2021
Some stations are considering a fuel limit of £30 until supply issues are fixed. So, if you’re driving on an emptier than usual tank, we’d advise you to follow the above steps, plus those outlined in our guide to fuel-efficient driving.
23 September 2021
Until things change however, young people need to be aware that manual driving licences will always open up a wider range of job opportunities for them, particularly as the country recovers from the pandemic.
17 August 2021
The survey took place early in the pandemic, many respondents reported missing a routine eyesight test, visual problems or medical problems were left unchecked, thus potentially making them unsafe to drive.
25 June 2021
Up to date collision information is essential to avoid transport policy being developed in a data vacuum. We urge the Government to issue road safety figures more frequently so that informed decisions can be made.
15 June 2021
With these number plates you’re able to access cheaper parking and even free entry in low emission zones.
6 May 2021
We are aware that these change aren’t huge, but they are put in place to clarify existing rules on pedestrian priority as well as cyclist and horse riders safety.
31 March 2021
Buying or financing a car is a really exciting time and it can be great for your bank balance.
12 March 2021
The #ChooseToChallenge fundraiser was launched as part of International Women’s Day.
26 February 2021
The main selling point of any dash cam is that it can be used as evidence in the event of an accident or can greatly assist when it comes to processing a claim.
8 November 2020
Autumn is the time of year with the highest risk of animals venturing unexpectedly into roads.
3 October 2020
Few motorists know enough about the rules of the road not realising that the driver is responsible for topping up their knowledge at all times. Be sure to read The Highway Code on a regular basis, just in case.
2 September 2020
FOXY Lady Drivers Club members can call on a range of anxiety support services to help them cope with motoring stress or motorway driving fears.
4 August 2020
Car journeys with children can be stressful. So it’s good to have some car games up your sleeve when the going gets tough…
3 July 2020
Like most things, there is an EU standard for sunglasses. Some aren’t suitable for wearing when driving or cycling and photo chromic ones might be too dark for convertible drivers in tunnels.
25 May 2020
What are your choices when you need to dispose of an elderly car? Is it time to scrap it we wonder?
31 March 2020
In certain cases your car’s MOT will be extended by 6 months during the coronavirus epidemic
2 March 2020
Brake performance can be adversely affected by overheating or the presence of water in brake fluids.
4 February 2020
Awards single out businesses as being better than the rest because the winners have to go that extra mile to make the grade ahead of others.
3 February 2020
When things go wrong and you’re dealing with a faulty car or garage service we sure to know your rights conferred by the Consumer Rights Act 2015.
7 January 2020
Useful information about quad bike safety training courses
1 December 2019
This is a Guest Blog from Lease Plan UK explaining the many company car scheme options for employers.
1 November 2019
Is your Employer Benefit Scheme good enough when it comes to the mental wellness of your staff? Find out more about HR strategies and unique support services to help here.
29 July 2019
Here we have an innovative proposal to use tyres to produce electricity to all round green and value for money effect here.
18 June 2019
A staggering one in every 17 used cars for sale has some type of mileage irregularity, including newer and expensive cars.
21 May 2019
Club members can ask Motor Claim Guru Tim Kelly for advice in an insurer dispute about an accident repair claim.
28 March 2019
Business awards are especially important in an industry with little regulation of standards and too many complaints. We like to see leading awards like AIEA 2019 so motorists can identify and support the local garages...
19 February 2019
French law states that a clean air sticker, called a Crit’Air vignette, must be displayed to identify what emissions your vehicle produces. Did you know this?
6 February 2019
FOXY Lady Drivers Club is happy to support AutoTrader’s #SwearToChange campaign because we agree it’s time to address selfish behavioural attitudes which affect the road safety of others.
30 January 2019
Cheadle’s AA Silencers is a FOXY Lady Approved garage in Cheadle. A commitment to quality, friendly and professional staff plus first rate garage services and customer facilities differentiates this garage from...
15 August 2018
Apparently 20% of accidents on major roads are sleep-related so please don’t drive if you feel sleepy or stressed. Here are some stress-busting tips to help.
18 May 2018
New MOT rules could mean motorists being (or just feeling) ripped off, especially if they don’t know the new rules or garages they can trust.
10 May 2018
Nearly five million UK cars may have had their mileage digitally altered – could affordable finance plans be to blame?
22 March 2018
The 2018 Italian Job invites Mini drivers to enjoy a special adventure, driving to Italy, raising money for children to have their own bed.
26 February 2018
Protyre centres are part of the Micheldever Group,the largest independent wholesaler, distributor and retailer of tyres in the UK, selling over six million tyres nationwide each year.
29 October 2017
One of the best ways to learn about your car is to attend a local Ladies evening. And as you’d expect, businesses that are FOXY Lady Approved come with added reassurance to boot.
16 October 2017
FOXY Lady Approved dealers are rigorously approved & monitored as female friendly as per GWA Cars & Finance in West Sussex.
30 May 2017
FOXY Partners are female led organisations whose female members/customers can claim a free FOXY Lady Drivers Club membership as part of this relationship.
3 May 2017
Be sure to know your rights. The Consumer Rights Act favours motorists who have bought a faulty car & within six months of purchase you may get a full refund.
24 March 2017
New changes to car tax in April 2017 are going to hit brand new car buyers who choose environmentally-friendly car models most of all. Be sure to compare and shop around re VED levels.
16 February 2017
The Brighton and Hove Motor Show is a special event for all motorists in Sussex. Women who register in advance get a gift membership of FOXY Lady Drivers Club plus valuable female motoring insight on Stand 17. See you...
29 September 2016
Women getting tyres checked and OK’d by a FOXY Lady Approved garage get a special motoring gift during Tyre Safety Month, October 2016. Just do it please…
19 January 2016
Famous rally driver Paddy Hopkirk MBE has been appointed Mature Driver Ambassador by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) to represent the best interests of older motorists who are often...
9 December 2014
FOXY Lady Drivers Club celebrates its 10th birthday in December 2014. So what has happened in the last ten years. Quite a lot explains FOXY Founder Steph Savill.