Does Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Improve Road Safety?

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are electronic systems that have been installed as a precautionary measure in relatively new cars (and are sometimes required by law) to help minimise the risk of road traffic collisions and other automotive accidents on the road. When designed with a specific human-machine interface, ADAS can drastically increase general car continue reading…

HGV Walk Around Check

Operating a HGV means much more than just delivering goods. You’re in control of a heavy, potentially dangerous vehicle. For your safety as well as for the safety of other road users, it’s vital that you perform walk around checks of your vehicle before undertaking a journey. Click on the different hotspots to find out continue reading…

Cracked Windscreens: Everything You Need to Know

Noticing a crack in your windscreen is incredibly frustrating, but while it might appear relatively small to begin with, it has the potential to spread considerably, which can be incredibly dangerous. In order to protect the safety of both yourself and other road users, we’ve presented you with everything you need to know about cracked continue reading…

Is it legal to drive with a cracked windscreen?

Driving with a cracked windscreen in the UK is a complicated issue but depending on the size and location of the chip, you may be able to repair it and continue driving legally. Cracked windscreen law is designed to keep everyone safe, so in looking up the law regarding your cracked windscreen you are doing continue reading…

Is it illegal to drive with a broken wing mirror?

When your vehicle is missing a wing mirror, rearview mirror, or both, is it illegal to drive on UK roads? Motorway Windscreens is here to provide the answer. Car Mirrors Fitted as standard on all vehicles, there’s often three rearview mirrors. The interior rearview mirror is in the top middle section of the windscreen if continue reading…

What is windscreen calibration, or ADAS calibration?

Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) increase vehicle safety and promotes better driving habits. A vehicle with ADAS is capable of alerting the driver to potential hazards on the road and can even assume control of the vehicle at a critically dangerous moment. For example, ADAS-fitted cars apply the emergency brakes faster than a human driver, continue reading…

What if the Grand Prix was in Nottingham, Hull or Leeds?

The current F1 track for the British Grand Prix is situated at Silverstone – and has been since 1987 – but what if F1 changed the location? Although the prospect of holding the Grand Prix in London was once put forward, it’s an idea that is yet to come to fruition. That said, at Motorway continue reading…

US President Vs UK Prime Minister’s Motorcade

As arguably one of the most controversial presidents the world has ever seen, one of Donald Trump’s latest questionable decisions has been to cancel a visit to the UK which was scheduled in for later this month. During this visit, Trump was due to open a new US embassy which is moving from Mayfair to continue reading…

Why Tint Your Rear Windscreen?

  Whether it be for fashion or safety reasons, rear windscreen tinting is becoming more and more popular amongst drivers. When the correct procedures and legal regulations are followed, rear window tinting can be a perfectly safe addition to your vehicle, with drivers choosing to have it installed for a variety of reasons. If you are continue reading…

Vehicle Maintenance Checks

  Safety on the roads is of paramount importance, which is why it’s imperative to make sure that your vehicle remains in top working order so you can have complete peace of mind during your journey. Both cars and vans require regular maintenance to ensure that any potential problems are quickly identified and fixed before continue reading…