safe driving

What should you do if you hit an animal while driving?

What should you do if you hit an animal while driving?

Even the most careful of motorists can face challenging situations on the road. Including accidentally hitting an animal that runs in front of your vehicle. This is especially common on country roads, when wildlife dashes in front of your wheels, or in residential areas where cats roam freely and dogs escape from family homes. Apart from the distress this type of accident causes, you may also be unsure of what to do when you hit a pet or wild animal in your car. This short and informative article explains the steps to follow after your vehicle collides with an animal.…

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Tips for nighttime driving

Tips for nighttime driving

Even the most skilled driver can face challenges on the road. If you are a careful driver, then you understand the difficulties that may occur when driving at night. Whether for a short or a long journey, you may be uncertain how to drive in the safest way. Here, we take a look at some top tips for nighttime driving so you can feel more confident as you head out on the road.…

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6 ways to save money on your car this winter

6 ways to save money on your car this winter

As winter approaches and petrol costs continue to rise, you might be getting concerned about quite how much it's costing to run your vehicle. At Direct Gap, we're here to make your driving experience as affordable and economical as possible, so here are our top ways to save money on your car this winter.…

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What is the simplest way of making your car more reliable?

What is the simplest way of making your car more reliable?

Everyone wants their vehicle to be as reliable as possible. Whether it's for getting us back and forth to work, getting the kids to school, or going to the shops, we all rely on our vehicles. Despite that, many people neglect the one simple thing that can help eliminate most common mechanical and reliability issues - regular servicing.…

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5 key tips to make you a safer driver

5 key tips to make you a safer driver

There are many services available to help try and mitigate the danger of driving on the roads. By using services such as gap insurance, UK drivers can help protect themselves from the financial and emotional costs of being involved in an accident. There are many things you can do, however, to further help mitigate the risk of an accident happening in the first place.…

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