Skiing: advice for a safe time on the slopes
What could be more exhilarating than racing down the slopes through mountains and glaciers! However, skiing is a technical and demanding sport which requires you to be well-prepared, well-equipped, and in good physical shape. From sunburn to spraining your knee, an accident may be just around the corner if you don’t take care. To ensure that a careless mistake doesn’t ruin your winter holiday, here are some safety rules to follow. The slopes had better watch out!
What you need to know about flu in 5 questions
We hear a lot about flu each autumn, however, many aspects of the illness are still unclear. And there are just as many misconceptions about the illness as there are about the vaccine. We will try to answer the most frequently asked questions and challenge the most common preconceptions about flu.
Luxembourg sadly takes top honours in car theft
According to a Eurostat study published this past December, Luxembourg is the most at-risk European country for car theft. However, this finding still needs to be put into perspective. Your car may not be in such great danger after all; it all depends on its brand and what kind of extras it comes equipped with.
WLTP and engine types: how do you choose between petrol, diesel, hybrid, and full electric? How do you choose your vehicle?
Beginning 1 March 2020, all new cars will have higher consumption and pollution levels… on paper. Luxembourg will apply the values resulting from a new method of calculating the environmental impact of vehicles: WLTP (World Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure). How should you take these figures into account when buying your new car? This article tells you everything.
What to do in the event of a car accident?
A car accident can occur at any time. You have to react quickly and well, but you don’t always know how. Don’t worry! We give you the steps to follow to help you manage this difficult moment while keeping your cool, and some tips to ensure you get the best possible compensation for your car accident in Luxembourg.
7 tips for choosing the right motor insurance policy
There are certainly more fun things to do than looking for car insurance. However, it has to be done, and it can save you, or lose you a great deal of money, also protect you with valuable legal assistance just when you need it the most. .You can’t always predict what might happen on the road, but you can protect yourself against the consequences. With some many different insurance products, plans and companies, we hope these tips below will help you to make an informed choice, after your vehicle is important to you isn’t it?
Drinking and driving: regulations and advice concerning your evenings out
Drinking and driving never mix well. Alcohol is a factor in a third of fatal accidents. The limit in Luxembourg is 0.5 g of alcohol in the blood. What exactly do the regulations say? What are the penalties? What should you do if you have had a drink? Here are some tips to keep your nights out enjoyable!
Everything you need to know about winter tyres in Luxembourg
Winter tyres have been compulsory on Luxembourg’s roads in cold weather since 2012. But the legislation is often misunderstood or misconstrued. When do you need winter tyres? Does it apply to cars registered in France? Are all-weather tyres good enough? Is fitting two winter tyres sufficient? A quick reminder of everything you need to know about winter tyres in Luxembourg.
Kaskou, the game on prevention and safety
Falls, burns, the dangers of water and more seriously drowning, poisoning and suffocation, together with road accidents. Accidents in the home and during leisure activities affect many people in Luxembourg and Europe and the proportion of children among the victims is alarming. As a consequence of this sad reality, Foyer is keen to play an active role as a socially responsible company within the role of risk prevention. What could be a creative and effective method of illustrating and teaching awareness to our children and from an early too – well, what could be better than a game to show them the hazards of everyday life.