Driver factsheets

Keeping you safe on the roads

Take a look through our library of driver factsheets here to help keep you safe and up to date on the roads.

  • Winter driving

    Tips for driving in the winter

  • Summer driving

    Tips for driving in the summer months

  • Most common causes of accidents

    View our tips for avoiding the most common causes of accidents

  • Tyre safety factsheet

    View our guide to tyre safety

  • Driving safely around cyclists

    Read our guide on how to drive safely around cyclists

  • Driving kind

    Read our tips on how to help make the road a happier and kinder place to be

  • Speeding fines

    Read our factsheet on speeding fines

  • Mobile phones

    Read our factsheet on mobile phones and the law

  • Drink driving

    Read our guide on the laws around drink driving

  • Drug driving

    Read our guide on the laws around drug driving

  • Vehicle Walk around Checks

    Read our guide to find out how to improve safety levels and unscheduled downtime with a vehicle walk around check

  • Smart Motorways

    Smart Motorways - What are they and how do you use them?

  • Seating Position

    Read our Seating Position guide for tips on how to avoid putting extra strain on the spine whilst driving.

  • Safe Driving on Country Roads

    Read our guide to driving on country roads to help avoid the hazards and stay safe.

  • How to report a road traffic incident

    Read our guide which provides tips on how to report a road traffic incident.

  • Driving a Van: Daily Walkaround Check

    Read our guide about the daily checks that you should carry out inside and outside your van to make sure it’s roadworthy.

  • AdBlue®

    Read our guide to find out more about the exhaust fluid, AdBlue®, which is used to help reduce nitrous oxide emissions produced by diesel engines.

  • Ecodriving

    Read our factsheet about ecodriving for tips on how to drive more efficiently to save on fuel, reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality.

  • Van Tyres and Your Safety

    Read our guide which provides tips on regular checks to ensure your van tyres remain safe and legal.

  • Driving Safely Around Motorcyclists

    Read our guide for some helpful tips on how, as a driver, you can help make the roads safer for motorcyclists

  • European Environmental Zones

    Read our guide for further information re: the official badges required to drive in specific cities across Europe

  • Drink driving limits across Europe

    Read our guide for more information on the legal blood alcohol limit for driving in countries across Europe.

  • Clean Air Zone Traffic Symbol Guidelines

    Read our guide which clearly explains the symbols which will be used for both charging and non-charging Clean Air Zones across the UK

  • Driver Wellbeing

    Read our guide with top tips to help keep your well-being in check

  • Guide to Driving in the Rain

    Read our guide which provides helpful tips to help keep you safe on the road.

  • What to do when you break down

    Read our guide which provides tips on how to stay safe and avoid putting yourself in danger

  • How to protect your vehicle from being damaged by potholes

    Read our guide which provides tips to help ensure you are prepared for dealing with potholes safely.

  • How to get the most from your tyres

    Read our guide for top tips to help get the most from your tyres.

  • How to avoid road rage

    Read our guide for tips on how to be a more courteous driver and help reduce the threat of road rage on our roads.

  • The dangers of driving when tired

    Read our guide for tips on how to avoid falling asleep at the wheel.

  • Dangers of driving in the dark

    Read our guide for tips to assist you in making your after-dark drive safer.

  • Drink driving offence codes explained

    Read our guide which explains the 4 codes related to drink driving offences.

  • End of Agreement – Vehicle Return, Light Commercial Vehicles

    Read our guide for helpful tips on how to prepare your light commercial vehicle for collection at the end of agreement

  • End of Agreement – Vehicle Return, Cars

    Read our guide for helpful tips on how to prepare your car for collection at the end of agreement

  • Vehicle Rental Factsheet

    Read our factsheet for helpful information relating to your rental vehicles, to ensure you get the most out of your rental with KINTO.

  • How to drive an electric vehicle

    Read our factsheet for tips to help get as many miles as possible out of a single charge.

  • Guide to car salary sacrifice terminology

    Read our guide to help fully understand the terminology related to car salary sacrifice schemes

  • The Risks of Driving with Hay Fever

    Read our guide to help you understand the risks of driving with hay fever symptoms and how it could be affecting your driving performance

  • Congestion Charge

    Read our guide which explains the fees drivers need to pay for driving in the Congestion Charge Zone in Central London

  • Dartford Crossing Charge

    Read our guide which explains the fee motorists need to pay to cross the Thames using the Dartford Tunnel or Queen Elizabeth II Bridge.

  • Damaged Windscreen

    Read our guide to find out more information about the risks and rules of driving with a damaged windscreen

  • Driving at Dawn and Dusk

    Read our guide for tips on driving safely at Dawn and Dusk

  • Traffic Signs

    Read our guide to find out some helpful information about traffic signs as well as a short quiz in which you can take part in to test your traffic sign knowledge

  • Electrified Vehicles explained

    Take a look at our video to find out more about the different electrified choices available on the market today

  • The Highway Code – January 2022

    Read our guide to find out more about the changes that came into force in January 2022

  • Fuel FAQ - Your questions answered

    Read our guide to find out the answers to some of the frequently asked questions regarding fuel