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GEM offers five simple ways to make your road journeys safer


  1. Posted on September 17th, 2018 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging all road users to make use of five tips that will reduce risk on their journeys.   The call comes in the week that road safety organisations across Europe come together for Project EDWARD, the European Day Without a Road Death, which takes place this […]

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Learn from those ‘oops factor’ moments and cut your risk on the road


  1. Posted on September 12th, 2018 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2.   ROAD SAFETY and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging drivers to reflect on the dangerous moments they have experienced at the wheel, to reduce the risks they face on future road journeys.   GEM road safety officer Neil Worth comments: “We are all familiar with those ‘oops factor’ moments of danger, where no […]

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Pledge your support for Project EDWARD and help save lives on our roads


  1. Posted on September 3rd, 2018 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2.   European Day Without A Road Death takes place on 19 September 2018 Drivers, riders, pedestrians and all other road users are encouraged to sign the pledge On EDWARD day in 2017, there were no road deaths in the UK Daily tweets supporting #ProjectEDWARD will be released from this Saturday 1 September   ROAD SAFETY […]

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As drink-drive casualties rise, GEM urges all drivers to avoid alcohol completely


  1. Posted on August 20th, 2018 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2.   eliminate the guesswork and stay on soft drinks if you’re driving, urges safety organisation    ROAD SAFETY AND breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist says the recently announced rise in drink-drive road casualties underlines the importance for all drivers and riders to take personal responsibility for safety.      The figures show a seven per […]

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Five top car safety checks


  1. Posted on August 16th, 2018 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. Five top car safety checks you can do at home With most cars being inspected less frequently at a workshop, even the least technically-minded owner can (and has a responsibility to) perform a few simple walk around safety checks before a long journey. Tyre Pressures – While checking tyre pressures is crucial, it is often […]

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Guard against fatigue on long journeys


  1. Posted on August 16th, 2018 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. With thousands of families and couples making plans for the summer holiday and bank holiday breaks that could involve road journeys of several hundred miles, drivers need to be properly rested before setting off on long journeys. Being tired when you’re driving raises the risk of a collision, because you’re less aware of what’s happening […]

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Death by dangerous cycling: GEM adds its voice to calls for a comprehensive review of road traffic offences


  1. Posted on August 15th, 2018 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. ROAD SAFETY and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is urging a thorough and comprehensive review of road traffic offences to ensure consistency in dealing with all road users who flout the rules.   GEM’s call comes as upwards of 20,000 cyclists from across the UK participate in this year’s ‘Cycle to Work’ Day (Wednesday 15 […]

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Why has re-gassing air conditioning become so expensive?


  1. Posted on August 10th, 2018 by Rob Marshall
  2. We have received members comments on how air conditioning regassing has become considerably more expensive, especially during this summer. While you could be sceptical and comment that unscrupulous garage owners have bumped-up their prices during the summer heat, the truth is somewhat different. Saving the planet or an air ‘con’? Air conditioning gas is a […]

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Five ways to avoid a penalty ticket


  1. Posted on August 6th, 2018 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. A windscreen-mounted satnav could land you with a hefty fine if it’s obstructing your ‘full view’ of the road and traffic ahead.   ROAD SAFETY and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is warning drivers that it’s not just speeding, seatbelts and mobile phone use that can bring them to the attention of the police. There […]

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Results from Auto Express 2018 Driver Power Survey show GEM is once again the UK’s number one breakdown recovery provider


  1. Posted on July 31st, 2018 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. GEM’s customers ‘more likely to recommend GEM than members of any other breakdown organisation’ GEM’s simple purchase process is the best   RESULTS FROM the 2018 Auto Express Driver Power Survey show that GEM Motoring Assist has kept its place as the UK’s number one breakdown recovery provider. The result means GEM has occupied the […]

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