General Road Safety

There’s an in-car technology that just might save your life…


  1. Posted on March 27th, 2018 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. GEM Road Safety Officer, Neil Worth, tells us more… There has been a lot of talk in the press and in Parliament about how our roads will be made safer through the introduction of autonomous vehicles. Indeed the Government recently announced that it has commissioned a review of the law to allow for self-driving vehicles […]

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Show your TALENT for safer driving in 2018


  1. Posted on January 2nd, 2018 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging every driver to make a New Year’s resolution based on safer driving. GEM has created TALENT as a quick and easy checklist to reduce risk on every journey. According to GEM’s road safety officer Neil Worth, there’s something for every driver in the six short […]

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GEM urges all road users to put safety first and make Project EDWARD a reality


  1. Posted on September 18th, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. The second European Day Without A Road Death takes place on 21 September 2017 70 people still die every day on Europe’s roads Please support Project EDWARD by signing the pledge   ROAD SAFETY and breakdown recovery provider GEM Motoring Assist is once again proud to be supporting Project EDWARD, the European day Without A […]

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A good night’s sleep helps keep you alert on the road


  1. Posted on September 11th, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. BREAKDOWN AND road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging drivers to ensure they get sufficient sleep before getting behind the wheel.  GEM says this will not only help them feel better, but will also make a significant contribution to reducing the risks they face on the road. Recent research from the United States* shows […]

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GEM Motoring Assist offers parents and children safety tips for the school run


  1. Posted on August 30th, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. BREAKDOWN AND road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist is urging parents and children to make safety their number one priority on journeys to and from school. The new school year begins very shortly, and GEM says it’s vital that everyone – from toddler to senior citizen – is aware of the risks that go with […]

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Increase your following distance, reduce your risk: safety tips from GEM


  1. Posted on June 7th, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is calling on drivers to try out the ‘two-second rule’ and ensure they’re not putting lives at risk by tailgating. The advice comes amid concern that too many motorists are simply unaware of the distance they need to stop safely in an emergency.   Writing in the […]

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GEM supports call for urgent action on vehicle safety standards


  1. Posted on May 24th, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2.   Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is supporting today’s call by a coalition of industry, NGOs and consumer groups for the European Commission to bring forward new minimum safety standards for new cars, vans and trucks. There have been too many delays in making these standards mandatory, and lives are being lost […]

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Global Road Safety Week: GEM calls on all drivers and riders to reflect on the speeds they choose


  1. Posted on May 8th, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. ROAD SAFETY and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is using this week’s UN Global Road Safety Week as an opportunity to encourage all drivers and riders to take responsibility for the speeds they use. The Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week, starting today Monday 8 May, seeks to increase understanding of the dangers of speed […]

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GEM calls for overhaul of driver eyesight regulations


  1. Posted on March 23rd, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. ROAD SAFETY organisation GEM Motoring Assist says better regulation of eyesight tests for drivers would cut collisions and make Britain’s roads safer. The only eyesight test at present is when you take your test and have to read a number plate at 20 metres. GEM says a detailed test of a driver’s visual acuity and […]

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Avoid a ‘crash diet’ by not eating at the wheel


  1. Posted on March 6th, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. Eating while driving doubles crash risk Drivers caught snacking at the wheel face fines and penalty points  ROAD SAFETY and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is urging drivers to avoid eating and drinking while at the wheel. Attempting to eat or drink while driving is a distraction estimated to double a driver’s risk of being […]

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