Rules of the Road

14th February 2024

Councils call for a ban on pavement parking

Do you think parking on pavements should be allowed? Recent investigations into pedestrian safety have councils calling for pavement parking to be banned across England. “Pavement […]
1st February 2024

Number of drivers caught using their phones doubles in a year

In March 2022 the law changed so that drivers could be stopped for using their phone behind the wheel for any reason, not just calling someone. […]
31st January 2024

Are pedestrians really safer after the 2022 Highway Code update?

Fewer than a fifth of British drivers (18%) think the changes to the Highway Code made in 2022 have improved the safety of pedestrians, according to […]
18th January 2024

Drivers lose 38 hours a year to road delays

How much time do you think you’re wasting in traffic every day? Whether it’s the commute to work, the school run or just rush hour traffic, […]
21st December 2023

London councils net close to £8.5m in pavement parking fines

In the 12 months leading up to November 2023, 32 London councils generated £8,442,086 from Penalty Charge Notices (PCN) issued to drivers who were parked on […]
30th November 2023

A third of drivers are ignoring red weather warnings for snow

Do UK drivers abide by weather warnings? If you think the answer is yes, you’ll be surprised to know you’re wrong. According to a recent study, […]
28th November 2023

How do speeding fines work?

Many drivers stray over the speed limit occasionally, some accidentally and some on purpose. A 2022 study by the UK Department for Transport found that 45% […]
7th November 2023

Surge in number of drivers stealing fuel

According to new data, the number of fuel thefts from British petrol stations has risen sharply.  Thefts up 77% according to RAC  In response to a […]
31st October 2023

Drivers at risk of £13,000 in fines this Halloween

The trend of decorating your car for Halloween has been growing in popularity, with #HalloweenCar racking up over 15 million views on TikTok. However, if you […]
3rd October 2023

New 30-point plan pledges to make life easier for drivers

There have been a lot of road related policies implemented in the past few years, and now the Conservative Party has unveiled a 30-point plan aimed […]
28th September 2023

Britain sees 29% increase in parking tickets from private firms

Have you had a parking ticket lately? If so, you’re not alone as parking ticket numbers are skyrocketing. According to a recent analysis of DVLA data […]
20th September 2023

Cleaning up vehicle emissions is the biggest challenge to net zero, says Transport Secretary

Is the UK on track to meet net zero by 2050? The decarbonisation of cars and vans is one of the “biggest challenges” to meeting the […]
12th September 2023

Millions of drivers to be targeted with larger fines under new driving law plans

A group of pro-cycling MPs are calling for larger fines for drivers of heavier vehicles, such as SUVs.   Why bigger penalties?  The MPs, members of the […]
7th September 2023

Thousands of UK drivers unaware of drastic new parking rule change

With all the debate around the ULEZ, drivers may not be aware of other driving laws being considered. Did you know the government is looking into […]
29th August 2023

The ULEZ expands today – here’s how to check if your vehicle is compliant

The Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) will expand today (29 August) to cover all London boroughs. So, if you haven’t already, you should probably check if […]
24th August 2023

Clean Air Zones generate more than £418 million in just over two years

Have you been slapped with a Clean Air Zone fine lately? UK Clean Air Zones, Low Emissions Zones and Zero Emissions Zones have generated more than […]
17th August 2023

Almost 60% of drivers want ‘noise cameras’ rolled out to catch drivers of excessively loud vehicles

‘Noise cameras’ could be a familiar sight on British roads as support for their use appears to gather momentum. 58% of UK drivers said they would […]
10th August 2023

Concerns raised over ‘unreasonable’ timeline for ULEZ scrappage scheme

The Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is set to expand to cover all 32 London boroughs in just under three weeks, meaning a lot more drivers […]
1st August 2023

Major change to parking rules could slash fines by half

Do you feel that some parking fines are unfairly expensive? That could be about to change under new Government plans which aim to cut the amount […]
20th July 2023

Drivers risk a £5,000 fine for breaking little-known rules this summer

Whether you’re taking a long car trip this summer, or just making a few short journeys, it’s important you remember to follow these important rules and […]