27th March 2020
MOT exemption due to Coronavirus

Six-month MOT exemption granted in response to the Coronavirus

Owners of cars, motorcycles and vans will be granted a six-month exemption from MOT testing in response to the Coronavirus crisis. The Department for Transport (DfT) […]
20th March 2020

Top tips for spring driving

Spring is in the air, evenings are getting lighter and days are getting warmer. While many of you are jumping for joy that winter has finally […]
13th March 2020
Over 1 million speeding drivers choose awareness courses over points

Drivers taking speed awareness courses tripled in the last decade

Millions of speeding motorists are returning to the classroom as an alternative way of paying their dues. Nearly 1.5 million motorists took the national speed awareness […]
11th March 2020
Strangers can park on your driveway

Legal loophole lets strangers park on your driveway

Have you ever come home to find a strange car parked in your driveway? Turns out, getting it moved could be tougher than you thought… A […]
9th March 2020
Drink-drive fatalities stay at record high

Drink-drive deaths fail to improve in over a decade

Thought safety was improving on the roads? Think again. Shocking new data reveals that drink-driving accidents have failed to improve in over a decade. Drink-drive related […]
5th March 2020
A third of accidents involving young drivers happen after dark

Thousands of new drivers have never driven at night

Does driving in the dark still fill you with dread? For thousands of new drivers, the prospect could lead to more than just nightmares… Inexperienced drivers […]
28th February 2020
Your guide to 2019 number plates

Your 2020 guide to car number plates

It’s that time of the year again! New number plates were launched in the UK on 1st March, meaning some of you will soon be driving […]
27th February 2020
Here's your top tips for driving in snow

How to stay safe driving in snow and ice

While the wintry weather makes everywhere look like a Christmas card (at least until it turns to slush), the treacherous conditions make it difficult to drive […]
22nd February 2020
Car buyers embarrassed by rude 69-plates

Car buyers shy away from rude ‘69’ number plates

Would an unsavoury number plate stop you buying a car? This suggestive plate series is causing thousands of potential buyers to keep their wallets closed.  According […]
20th February 2020
Petrol pumps could carry harmful bacteria

Fuel pumps are a hotbed for diseases

Motoring experts have warned that fuel pumps could pose a high risk for harvesting coronavirus. According to studies, coronavirus can survive on surfaces for between four […]
17th February 2020
The danger of driving through floods.

Three out of four motorists risk lives driving through floods

Would you risk driving through flood water to avoid re-routing? Nearly three quarters (74%) of UK motorists say they would. However, experts warn that just one […]
14th February 2020
Drivers could be fined £5,000 for splashing a pedestrian.

Drivers who splash pedestrians could face £5,000 fines

Driving through deep water isn’t always avoidable, but soaking passing pedestrians could cost motorists more than just an angry look. In the wake of this week’s […]
12th February 2020
Drivers fall head-over-wheels for their motors this Valentine’s.

Wheel you be my Valentine? One in twenty drivers would choose their car over their partner

Are you having a love affair with your motor? It’s more common than you’d think. A recent survey has shockingly revealed that one in 20 drivers […]
10th February 2020
Driver fined £100 for sneezing

Driver slapped with ‘ridiculous’ £100 fine after pulling over to sneeze

You’re having a fit of the sneezes behind the wheel, so you pull over. Sounds sensible, right? Well, this driver got fined for doing just that… […]
7th February 2020
Manual vs automatic - which is right for you?

Car buying guide: automatic vs. manual

You’ve chosen your colour and your add-ons. But what about the gearbox? Choosing between a manual and an automatic car is a very personal decision. Which […]
6th February 2020
Escaping driving bans is set to become much more difficult

Losing job ‘no excuse’ for swerving driving ban

Drivers will have to come up with something a little more compelling than losing their livelihood if they hope to escape future driving bans… Motorists who […]
6th February 2020
Your guide to post-brexit motoring changes

Post-Brexit driving changes to look out for

So, Brexit’s done (for now) and we’re finally getting a clearer picture of the how the change will impact upon motoring laws and our ability to […]
5th February 2020
Driving laws you didn't know you were breaking every day

Driving laws you could be breaking every day

We all know not to speed, to always wear our seat belts and never use our mobiles. But there are some lesser-known driving laws that you […]
3rd February 2020
Buckingham Palace causes 34 accidents a year

Britain’s most distracting landmarks revealed

Do you wave to the Royals when driving past Buckingham Palace? Or pause to wonder at Stonehenge when passing through Wiltshire? Accident data has revealed the […]
31st January 2020
Passengers risk horrific injuries by putting their feet up on the dashboard.

Keep your feet off the dash

Horrifying X-ray images released on Twitter show the dangers of allowing passengers to drive with their feet up on the dashboard.  Police shared images of a […]