FOXY Lady Opinion
All blog posts here are written by Steph Savill, Founder of FOXY Lady Drivers Club.
6 January 2022
Whether you’re travelling on two or four wheels, how they perform is a key function and they are your main point of contact with the surface of the road whatever type of vehicle you are in or on.
2 December 2021
IAM RoadSmart has a mission to make better drivers and riders in order to improve road safety, inspire confidence and make driving and riding enjoyable.
5 October 2021
Data from the Department for Transport (DfT) revealed there were 1,472 fatalities in reported road accidents in 2020, a decrease of 16% from the previous year.
1 October 2021
The most common factor allocated in pedal cyclist versus other vehicle collisions was ‘Driver or rider failed to look properly’, underlining the critical importance of observation and anticipation in ensuring we can all share the roads...
15 July 2021
The main reasons put forward by supporters of a blanket reduction in the speed limit are to ‘make the roads safer’ (49%) and ‘reduce accidents / saving lives’ (24%).
17 June 2021
“It is shocking to think a potential four million drivers have closed their eyes behind the wheel because they were so tired, even if it was just for a short time. The potential carnage that could result from even one accident doesn’t bear...
26 March 2021
Cornmarket Car Insurance policies recognise the value of dash cams and have negotiated with several our underwriters so that they can waive any compulsory excess applicable to your policy (excluding voluntary excesses), whether you are at fault...
4 March 2021
Buying a new car has the perks of having a much wider available selection and the opportunity to make it personal to you.
Guest Blog By Phoebe Brunnock @ Autoguard Warranties
5 February 2021
We have put together the pros and cons of both petrol and diesel cars for those who are undecided on what car/engine is best suited to them!
16 December 2020
Professional marketer Steph Savill retires from Foxy, handing over to Francesca Pipistrelli
4 November 2020
Do you keep up to date with changes to the Highway Code? For example, do you know of the significant changes proposed by the Department for Transport during 2020 which are designed to improve road safety for cyclists, pedestrians and horse...
1 October 2020
Get used to walking around your car and looking at your tyres. That’s the cheapest and easiest way to see if anything looks wrong. If you spot a slow puncture get it fixed there and then – ‘a stitch in time’ as they say,...
30 July 2020
Tesla’s use of the term ‘autopilot’ is said to be misleading – leading some to think that their car can drive itself when this is not the case.
4 July 2020
A friendly receptionist doesn’t make it a female friendly garage or car dealer. Women need to know which local businesses meet FOXY standards to be her future female choices.
12 June 2020
Is driving any car in a simulator all that different from driving the real thing? Similar just different perhaps. Much like test driving a new car even? And how does e-racing compare with the real track experience?
25 May 2020
DEKRA research encourages dealers to work harder for car sales in the face of increasing digital challenges.
30 March 2020
Staff benefits, such as membership of FOXY Lady Drivers Club, costing less than £50 per employee are attractively exempt from NI and tax deductions in the UK.
2 March 2020
What can businesses do to stop coronavirus from infecting and affecting their business? Here’s some thoughts and tips.
5 February 2020
Too few motorists know about salary sacrifice and how affordable this can make electric cars, according to Tusker.
7 January 2020
FOXY advice when motoring things go wrong. Better to be prepared and nothing happen than not prepared when something does.
1 December 2019
Citroën UK’s new Swappage Scheme means customers can trade in their old vehicles and receive a discount of up to £5,000 on Citroën passenger models until 31/12/2019
28 October 2019
Many motorists are nervous about motorway driving despite these being our safest roads. We recommend refreshing your driving knowledge, taking training and getting more experience.
25 September 2019
Elderly women drivers are three times more likely to be involved in a car crash than men in the same age bracket.
27 June 2019
Did you know that you can choose the bodywork repairer you want after a car accident. Yet it’s typically easier but not always better to use your insurer’s repairer or an accident management service?
29 May 2019
FOXY’s Motoring Manifesto in 2019 with women drivers in mind
29 April 2019
Today’s garages are more concerned with providing wifi whereas tomorrow’s garages, seen by the Direct Line Group, look more like sci-fi.Bring it on we say.
16 April 2019
Is it time for the automotive industry to review its motoring communications now there are 12 million female car owners and this gender market is growing faster than males?
22 March 2019
Recent research suggests that few motorists understand or calculate the real life cost of an electric car after considering the high cost of buying one versus the everyday fuel savings thereafter.
8 February 2019
New technologies mean that accident repair car parts are rising more than paint and wages
1 October 2018
VW Group brands Audi, Porsche, Seat, Skoda and Volkswagen have reported that some of their models do not meet new September 2018 WLTP legislation re fuel consumption and emissions.
3 September 2018
UK garages aren’t regulated and not enough staff are licensed to sell, service or repair our cars. That’s not good enough.
1 August 2018
Stay woke women. You are responsible for your car and its safety. But do you know how to steer clear of motoring cowboys and shoddy services?
25 May 2018
16 April 2018
Might you be invalidating your insurance without knowing you are doing this. Here are some tips to make sure this doesn’t happen to you.
28 February 2018
Is the AA heading for a franchising future for breakdown services for UK motorists?
22 January 2018
Car insurance rates for women working in female oriented occupations are lower than men. Is this fair or simply based on female facts?
1 January 2018
I use FOXY Lady blog to spell out the female business case for more motoring communications for women. But let’s have these in a grown up but female friendly fashion, not patronising or overly masculine.
17 September 2017
The UK car industry is famous for complaints and too many women feel vulnerable here. But at least if they choose a female friendly approved car dealer they’ll know what the business has been through to become one.
8 September 2015
Also known as telematics, GPS vehicle tracking systems improve driver behaviour for younger motorists and can reduce the cost of car insurance for women.
15 December 2014
After IMI research confirmed that too many women were avoiding garages, for want of being able to determine one they could trust, FOXY Steph Savill got involved in a series of radio interviews...
30 May 2013
How to be sure that the four patches of rubber you rely on between your car and the road are as safe as they might be in the event of an emergency