Author: Chloe Fair

  1. Is it illegal to sleep in your car?

    Is it illegal to sleep in your car? Is it illegal to sleep in your car?  Well, is it illegal to sleep in your car? The short answer to this is yes and no, as it all depends on a number of different factors, for example,   the country you’re in, if you are planning to stay on public or private land, whether you are causing an obstruction, etc.   When is it Read more
  2. Parking FAQs

    Parking FAQs How familiar are you with the UK’s parking rules? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about parking restrictions we’ve encountered here at Road Angel. How close can I park to a junction? Yes, you can park near a junction, but due to the dangers you could pose to yourself and other drivers you must be mindful of the guidelines Read more
  3. Speeding Fine Calculator

    Speeding Fine Calculator In 2020, on average 2.2 million drivers were caught speeding which led to a number of drivers getting fines and points on their licence however, the number of points they may potentially receive can be calculated before the paperwork even comes through your door. This blog will inform you on how you can calculate the potential penalty you may Read more
  4. UK Speed Cameras Explained

    UK Speed Cameras Explained What is a speed camera? Speed cameras – the two words that any motorist dreads. Did you know that there are 15 different types of speed cameras used in the UK? The most common types used are Gatso and Truvelo, but how much do you know about these? A speed camera is used to catch speeding vehicles, which then takes a picture of said vehicle, Read more
  5. How to SORN your vehicle

    How to SORN your vehicle What is SORN? SORN stands for Statutory Off Road Notification and it enables you to notify the DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency) that your vehicle is not being used on the road. How long does a SORN last? After registering your car as SORN, it will last indefinitely. This means that you will not need to update the SORN on your vehicle Read more
  6. Driving Offence Codes List

     Driving Offence Codes List If you have recently been caught speeding or are wanting to avoid a fine. Please read this guide to help avoid speeding and the consequences of breaking the limit. Speeding fine code Depending on the offence you have committed the minimum fine for a speeding offence is £100 and 3 penalty points added to your licence. If you have been caught by a Read more
  7. When can you park on yellow lines?

    When can you park on yellow lines? Parking on yellow lines is one of the most commonly discussed topics among drivers in the UK. What are the rules that dictate when you are allowed to park on a yellow line? What is different about double yellow lines? This blog will inform you of the places you are able to park during the week and any consequences of breaking these rules. What Read more
  8. How to Hardwire a Dash Cam

    How to Hardwire a Dash Cam Hardwiring a dash cam to your fuse box is a common installation method. This blog gives you easy to follow instructions to hardwire your dash cam. Learn more about how to get your dash camera set up with a hardwire kit. What does hardwiring a dash cam mean? Hardwiring is a common method of installation among dash cam users all over the world. A Read more
  9. When should you report a car accident?

    When should you report a car accident? What are my legal requirements if I am involved in a road accident? The Road Traffic Act 1988 states that if you are involved in an accident while driving a vehicle and cause damage or injury, you must stop to exchange information with the other party involved.  This includes: - Vehicle registration - Full name  - Address Make sure Read more
  10. Speed Camera Detector Buying Guide

    What does a speed camera detector do? Safety camera detectors, otherwise known as speed camera detectors, are intended to warn the user of a potential speed camera which they may be approaching. This includes fixed Gatso speed cameras, SPECS speed cameras and even mobile safety camera vans. Advanced speed camera detectors can also give you the Read more

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