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2nd October 2018
Image Caption Air conditioning units are a popular addition to cars

Drivers keen to keep things cool at the wheel

Sitting behind the wheel and sweating your way through a traffic jam while you pray for a passing breeze to cool you down isn’t much fun […]
1st October 2018
It is estimated that one in six crashes on the UK’s roads is caused by tired drivers

Tired drivers face blood test crackdown

Late nights, early mornings, the day-to-day stresses of life – there are a number of reasons we can start to feel a little tired behind the […]
28th September 2018
1 in 4 cars on the UK’s roads are black

UK motorists go back to black

What colour is your car? A Ferrari-style red or maybe the classic British racing green? Well, if you answered black then you’re not alone as a […]
25th September 2018
Driving at night can present a lot of dangers, check out our top tips for driving after dark to help keep you safe on the roads

Top tips for driving at night

With summer now firmly in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to start thinking about the cold, wet days of winter and the horribly long, dark nights […]
24th September 2018
UK driving licences could be invalid if no-deal with the EU is reached

No-deal Brexit could mean UK driving licences are invalid

If you’re thinking about taking a road trip across Europe next summer, your driving licence might not be valid. That’s the warning from the Government, which […]
21st September 2018
Image Caption Wider cars find it harder to navigate every day roads

Is your car too fat for day to day driving?

The country’s most popular cars are getting wider and wider – and some of them are now too ‘fat’ to fit down certain roads, leading to […]
18th September 2018

‘Ghost Brokers’ target students in car insurance scams

Fraud specialists are warning students not to be caught out by so-called ‘Ghost Brokers’ selling fake car insurance. New figures from Action Fraud show that motorists […]
17th September 2018
Drivers support harsher punishments for mobile use

Should drivers’ phones be seized and destroyed?

The vast majority of UK drivers think police officers should be able to destroy the phones of motorists caught using them while driving. The AA survey* […]
12th September 2018
Driver handed parking fine for 1998

Driver hit with ‘20-year-old’ parking fine

What’s the longest you’ve left your car parked in a multi-storey car park? A whole day? Maybe overnight? Well, imagine the surprise of one motorist when […]
11th September 2018
https://www.rac.co.uk/drive/advice/fuel-watch/

Fuel prices hit four-and-a-half year high

Drivers in the UK face the highest fuel prices since 2014 when they fill up at the forecourt, new figures suggest. The data also shows the […]
7th September 2018
Check out our guide to the top 10 safest cars of 2018

Top 10 safest cars of 2018

When it comes to buying a new car, you want something able to protect you and your family in the event of an accident, so one […]
5th September 2018
From leaf fall to wet roads and dazzling sunshine, autumn poses all sorts of challenges for drivers.

Stay safe with our autumn driving checklist

We love to moan about the weather, but the summer of 2018 really will go down as one of the memorable ones. Remember the parched yellow […]
4th September 2018
Thousands of cars are not compatible with E10 biofuel

Thousands of popular family cars won’t be able to use new ‘green’ fuel

Over half a million cars in the UK won’t be able to use the new ‘eco-friendly’ E10 fuel planned for introduction to forecourts across the country. […]
4th September 2018
If you’re buying a new car get clued up on the new number plates

The ultimate guide to new registration plates

It’s that time of the year again! New registration plates were launched in the UK on 1st September, meaning some of you will soon be driving […]
24th August 2018
Image Caption Drink-driving related deaths rose in 2016

Drink-driving casualties hit highest level in years

The number of people killed or injured in drink-driving related crashes has hit its highest level since 2012. Data from the Department of Transport shows that […]
24th August 2018
A road trip doesn't need to be stressful, check out or hacks to create the perfect road trip.

You drive me crazy!

With the August bank holiday weekend on the horizon, many people will be ‘gearing’ up to hit the roads for their late summer road trip, with […]
17th August 2018
Check out our top tips for surviving Bank Holiday traffic

Top tips to survive the August Bank Holiday traffic

It’s nearly time for the August Bank Holiday and one thing that it’s sure to bring is a whole heap of traffic. Whether you’re planning a […]
15th August 2018
Most British drivers would be too ashamed of their cars to offer lifts to their dates

Are you ashamed of your messy motor?

People could be damaging their own love lives because they’re ashamed of how messy their cars are, a revealing new survey suggests. Research by car cleaning […]
13th August 2018
Make sure you’re up to date with the latest rules and requirements for child car seats

All you need to know about child car seat laws

With the school holidays in full swing, parents are looking around at ways to keep the little ones entertained until they head back to school in […]
10th August 2018
Stay calm, stay safe and get help when your car breaks down

What to do in the event of a breakdown

It’s that time of year when everyone’s on the road, with most people heading off on their well-earned holidays. If you’re a new motorist, it’s all […]