Driving in hazardous conditions

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The great winter tyre debate

Driving in hazardous conditions

18 January 2021

Discover the pros, cons and cost of using winter tyres during the colder months, and whether you even need them at all.

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The dos and don’ts of summer driving

Driving in hazardous conditions

17 January 2019

From glare to high temperatures, summer driving comes with its own set of challenges. Here’s AXA’s dos and don’ts of driving in the warmer months.

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Tips for driving in snow, ice and hail

Driving in hazardous conditions

20 September 2018

Advice on driving in snow, ice and hail to help you stay safe on the roads this winter.

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Car starter problems: How to get your car started in the cold?

Driving in hazardous conditions

20 March 2018

Cold weather can play havoc with a car’s engine and electrics. Here’s a few simple tips to help get your journeys off to a smooth start this winter.

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Driving tips for flooded roads

Driving in hazardous conditions

20 March 2018

Driving on flooded roads can be dangerous. Here are some pointers for staying safe and avoiding damage to your car's engine.

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Driving tips for high winds

Driving in hazardous conditions

20 March 2018

Strong winds can be a major challenge when it comes to driving safely. Our guide helps you drive and tow safely.

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Driving tips for heavy rain or fog

Driving in hazardous conditions

20 March 2018

Heavy rain and fog are common hazards on UK roads – follow our tips to driving safely in adverse weather conditions.

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Driving tips for bright or low sun

Driving in hazardous conditions

20 March 2018

When you think of road hazards, snow, hail and rain are the usual suspects. However, bright sun can also be a significant problem for British drivers.