25th September 2020
Residential London neighbourhood

Communities clash over new Low Traffic Neighbourhoods

It seems quieter roads and pedestrianised neighbourhoods aren’t quite the fairy-tale councils expected… More than 200 Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs) have been proposed as a way […]
21st September 2020
Polluting car

Britain’s cars are older than ever

Is it time to retire your wheels? It might surprise you to learn that one in every five cars on our roads is over 13 years […]
18th September 2020
Traffic on the M6 motorway.

Motorways to trial 60mph limit in clean air bid

Take your foot off the gas, it’s time to clear the roadside air. Speed limits on four stretches of motorway will be cut to 60mph to […]
14th September 2020
Mechanic carrying out a car service.

12.5 million vehicles miss car servicing during pandemic

Have you used your car less during lockdown? That doesn’t mean you should skip your service… According to garage comparison site, BookMyGarage, nearly eight in 10 […]
11th September 2020
A car speedometer.

61% opposed to mandatory speed limiters

Cut the speed! The latest proposed update to UK driving law will make in-built speed limiters mandatory for all new cars by 2022.  The new technology […]
8th September 2020
Cyclist in London

Half of UK workers won’t return to pre-lockdown commute

Heading back to the office? Time to start planning the commute… But according to a new survey, the coronavirus pandemic may have changed our work and […]
5th September 2020
Indicator stick on a car

1st CENTRAL’s essential guide to car lights and headlights

Headlights when it’s dark, full beam when it’s darker. Easy, right? You’d be surprised how many people don’t know when to use all the lights on […]
4th September 2020
Pothole on road

Government vows to tackle England’s pothole hotspots

Spotted a hole in the road? It could be time to look forward to a smoother commute as the government sets out to fund repairs on […]
2nd September 2020
Parent strapping child into car seat.

New online tool helps parents choose right car seat

Is your child strapped in safely? Four out of 10 parents admit they’re uncertain which car seat is right for their child… Parents across the UK […]