Driving in hazardous conditions

A car driving through a flooded road
Driving tips for flooded roads

Driving in hazardous conditions

19 January 2022

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

A car driving on a country road
Tips for driving on country roads

Driving in hazardous conditions

18 November 2021

With blind corners and unique hazards, country roads can be daunting. However, AXA’s guide will help you stay safe.

Traffic at night in Barnet, London
Safety tips for driving at night

Driving in hazardous conditions

9 November 2021

Driving in the dark may seem daunting, but there are plenty of things you can do to stay safe. Take a look at our top tips on driving safely at night.

Car in snow
Tips for driving in snow, ice and hail

Driving in hazardous conditions

8 November 2021

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

Car driving a road cover in snow
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.

Two young women and a man stood by side of a silver car
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.

Car heater
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.

Wet road
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.

A hand on a steering wheel
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.