driving

When driving, you should not attempt to multitask.

Why is using your phone while driving a bad combination?

Using your phone while driving is not only illegal, it's highly dangerous. Here we take a look at a few reasons as to why this is.

August 1, 2016
Introducing SmartDriver

SmartDriver update!

Get faster savings on your premiums with SmartDriver. We've updated the app, complete only 150km of driving over multiple trips and you’ll receive your SmartDriver score. The higher the score, the more you can save on your car premiums.

April 15, 2014
Avoiding road rage

Avoiding road rage while driving

Road rage can vary from life-threatening acts, which – though uncommon – do happen, as well as taking the form of an angry word, gesture or honk on the horn. We’ve probably all done one of these actions, but they...

March 4, 2014
Tips for driving on unsealed roads

Tips for driving on unsealed roads

Some of the best destinations in New Zealand are at the end of windy, unsealed roads. Get some tips for driving on them here.

February 7, 2014
Smart driving this summer

Smarter driving this summer

We've all experienced the chaos of a summer holiday jam, with everyone trying to get out of town. With accidents being common at this time of year, we've put together some suggestions for safe summer driving.

February 5, 2014
How to plan for a long car journey

How to plan for a long car journey

New Zealand has some pretty impressive scenery, and taking a long distance car journey is a really good chance to enjoy some of it. Here are some tips to help you prepare for any long car journeys you might be...

November 28, 2013
Seatbelt and car seat safety

Seatbelt and car seat safety

Wearing seatbelts and having child seats available for younger travellers is essential for the safety of everyone in your car. Find out the rules here.

November 27, 2013
Safe driving at night

Safe driving at night

Find out how to drive safely at night.

November 27, 2013