Brits On The Road Encouraged to Get Some Road Sense this Winter

Lightwater, United Kingdom (PressExposure) October 27, 2009 -- New road safety offers to make sure that all children - and all adults – stay safe this winter have been launched by vehicle hire comparison site

With shorter days not too far off, the company’s new Road Sense campaign is crafted to offer advice, support and plenty of good offers & resources to families concerned about safety with the completion of daylight savings.

Offers include 10% off the full range of high visibility accessories and clothing for the children at BrightKidz - with the discount available on everything including jackets and fleeces, to hats and umbrellas, all designed to be fun and help kids be seen. In addition, high visibility clothing network Cyberglow is offering a 20% off its entire range of colourful reflective stickers and badges, and selection of luminous road safety clothing. – the first internet car accessory shopfront aimed primarily at girls is also offering 20% off its complete stock (excluding Minnetonka driving shoes or Isotta Urban Glow range). The site is primarily marketed to women, but it also offers purchases for men too, features accessories such as travel blankets, car seat covers, sterring wheel covers and seat belt comforters.

While the personal safety experts at the Survival Box are already offering a 15% discount on all orders of their emergency Winter Car Kits, which include items such as a ice scraper, high visibility jacket, high energy food, first aid kit and more.

Gareth Robinson, managing director of, says: “Winter can be a very dangerous time on the roads – for drivers and pedestrians. Particularly with the dark nights, children can be vulnerable and the aim of Road Sense is to help parents keep their families safe.

“The Road Sense website features a growing range of offers, all of which are easily accessible online, together with a range of advice and information to help improve awareness of road safety.”

The Road Sense website – - is also offering consumers a chance to win an essential winter kit worth £150 from Halfords, which contains a tyre pressure gauge, a high visibility jacket, and an N-drive Sat Nav.

Advice on subjects such as winter driving, car care, driving at night and what to do in an accident is also available on the website. compares prices from over 35 rental companies, including Alamo, Budget, Hertz, Holiday Autos, Sixt and Thrifty, in over 2000 locations worldwide.

To see the latest Road Sense offers and advice visit

About Carrentals was launched in February 2003 and grew to become one of the UK's leading online car hire companies by 2006.

In 2007 the company re-launched its site to create the first major online price comparator in the travel industry. Using the latest technology the site now searches up to 35 different car hire websites, providing an impartial comparison of the best prices available in over 9,000 locations.

Websites searched include Alamo, Budget, EasyCar, Ebookers, Hertz, Holiday Autos, Opodo, Sixt and Thrifty, with the site quickly comparing prices and allowing customers to refine their search by car type.

The site also features over 5,000 pages of travel information in a mini-guide format.

In 2008 was voted Best Car Hire Website in the Travolution Awards. To book or for further information visit

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