One in eight drivers admit falling asleep at the wheel, according to new research by the AA Charitable Trust.(more…)
Fuel retailers have been criticised after petrol prices remained unchanged in October despite a drop in wholesale costs.(more…)
The government’s decision to investigate the way in which new, more stringent economy and emissions testing is affecting company car tax has been welcomed by the leasing industry.(more…)
Half of British drivers have “knowingly” committed offences that void their car insurance, according to a new study.
Motorists are being urged to check their headlights as evening commutes get darker thanks to the clock change.(more…)
With the clocks going back this Sunday (28 October) IAM RoadSmart has again called to scrap the practice this year, and switch to a daylight saving system to cut the number of young children injured in road crashes on their way home from school over the winter months.(more…)
Earlier this year, Euro NCAP, the Brussels-based European car safety performance assessment program, introduced new and improved test criteria which reflects whether the tested vehicle features advanced driver assistance systems. Now, the organization is also starting to evaluate these systems and is ready to disclose its first findings based on the results.(more…)
Changes will be made to the Highway Code in a bid to improve safety for cyclists and pedestrians, the government has announced today.
Breakdown companies are calling for new guidance to protect roadside patrols after three mechanics were killed in 12 months.
A survey conducted by the UK’s largest independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, found that many drivers have a real lack of awareness of the rules of the road, putting themselves and others in danger.
Fuel retailers have been urged to reduce fuel prices after a drop in oil prices and a strengthening in the value of the pound.
Potholes continue to plague motorists, as the RAC’s breakdown statistics suggest that the scarred streets are causing twice as many mechanical failures than they did 12 years ago.(more…)
The cost of motoring for young drivers has risen to more than £2,400 a year, thanks to rising insurance and fuel prices. (more…)
A new study of 2,000 drivers has revealed that drivers typically swear 41 times for every 100 miles they spend on the road. Each month the typical motorist commutes 373 miles to and from work and in the process they’ll curse 152 times on average.(more…)
Tolls on the Severn Crossings will be abolished on Monday 17th December, just in time for the festive getaway, the UK Government has announced today (Tuesday 2nd October).