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Car finance under the spotlight


  1. Posted on September 22nd, 2017 by Rob Marshall
  2. It is difficult to know who to trust these days. The emissions scandal has called into question the credibility of more than just a single car manufacturer but it seems that, once again, the financial sectors may not have been acting as transparently as they should. Now where have we heard that before? The main […]

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GEM urges all road users to put safety first and make Project EDWARD a reality


  1. Posted on September 18th, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. The second European Day Without A Road Death takes place on 21 September 2017 70 people still die every day on Europe’s roads Please support Project EDWARD by signing the pledge   ROAD SAFETY and breakdown recovery provider GEM Motoring Assist is once again proud to be supporting Project EDWARD, the European day Without A […]

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Staying within the speed limit makes you and everyone else safer on the roads


  1. Posted on August 21st, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. GEM Motoring Assist is urging all drivers to stay within speed limits on every journey. This, says GEM, is a key part of reducing collisions and casualties on our roads.The advice comes as police officers join with colleagues across Europe for a week of enhanced speed checks, using a variety of enforcement tools. GEM road […]

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Emergency! Do you know how best to help a blue light vehicle


  1. Posted on August 10th, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging all road users to be ‘Blue Light Aware’, and to know how to assist the emergency services vehicles when required. The call comes as online views of its short video on the subject approach the 400,000 mark. GEM road safety officer Neil Worth says: “We […]

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Results from Auto Express 2017 Driver Power Survey show GEM is the UK’s number one breakdown recovery provider


  1. Posted on July 26th, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2.   RESULTS FROM the 2017 Auto Express Driver Power Survey show that GEM Motoring Assist has regained its place as the UK’s number one breakdown recovery provider. The result sees GEM in the top spot for the seventh year out of the last ten. GEM chief executive Paula Williams said: “We are of course absolutely […]

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Keep the heat out of your car journeys this summer


  1. Posted on July 24th, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. ROAD SAFETY and breakdown cover specialist GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging drivers to protect themselves by being alert to early signs of road rage on journeys this summer. GEM road safety officer Neil Worth commented: “Most of us will have some experience of being on the receiving end of someone else’s aggression, with long traffic […]

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GEM supports Viscount Simon’s House of Lords speech on the value of roads policing


  1. Posted on July 4th, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. ROAD SAFETY and breakdown cover specialist GEM Motoring Assist is adding its support for the recent speech in the House of Lords (27 June) by Viscount Simon on the value of roads policing. As well as serving as GEM President, Viscount Simon is a vice chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Transport Safety. In […]

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Tumbling car proves a runaway success at Festival of Speed


  1. Posted on July 3rd, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. Representatives of GEM Motoring Assist and Sussex Safer Roads Partnership have expressed their delight at the popularity of the ‘tumbling car’ seatbelt demonstrator, which formed part of the road safety stand at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Nearly 3,500 people of all ages climbed aboard for a ‘spin’ in the car, which had made its […]

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Let’s help our senior drivers stay safe, urges GEM


  1. Posted on June 21st, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2.   Now more than 500 centenarians with current driving licences GEM’s driver assessment is an excellent road safety tool   ROAD SAFETY and breakdown cover specialist GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging family members to be wise to the early signs of unsafe driving in their senior relatives.   There are more than four million drivers […]

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Camera drones with new Nissans prompt concern


  1. Posted on June 16th, 2017 by Rob Marshall
  2. While I am still coming to terms with the death of ’90s DJ, Robert Miles, the music from whom reminds me a little too strongly of my misspent youth, a more contemporary track by Katy Perry makes the pertinent point of a current societal trend of focussing so hard on living our lives through a […]

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