Rules of the Road

6th May 2020
Speed awareness courses go online during lockdown

Speed awareness courses go online during lockdown

Were you booked on a speed awareness course prior to lockdown? Drivers can now Zoom their way back to the road as courses go online. Drivers […]
14th April 2020
Car tax has changed

Car tax has changed – are you up to speed?

It’s a year of big change and car tax isn’t unaffected. For some motorists, new rules will mean paying more to keep their car on the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
28th January 2020
Get in the know of 2020 motoring law changes

Motoring laws to be aware of in 2020

With several new motoring laws set to be introduced during 2020, it might be easy to fall into traps without realising. Here’s our quick guide to […]
17th January 2020
West Yorkshire drivers most likely to get caught speeding

Revealed: Counties where you’re most likely to get caught speeding

Did you know, your postcode could determine how likely you are to get caught breaking the speed limit? RAC Foundation figures have revealed the numbers of […]
16th January 2020
Are you in the know about how a green card might become your best friend when taking your car into Europe?

Green Cards: The ultimate guide

With the details on the UK leaving the EU still being finalised, us Brits are in limbo. We wanted to let you know that we’ve got […]
13th January 2020
Image Caption Drunken e-scooter rider banned from the road

First e-scooter rider convicted of drink-driving

E-scooters are currently illegal on UK roads and pavements, but that didn’t stop this rider going for a drunken ride… Dmitry Gromov, 28, now has the […]
30th December 2019
Awareness courses prove to be the best speed prevention measure

Awareness courses ‘most effective way to cut repeat speeding’

Forget fines and verbal warnings, it seems education is key when tackling racers on the road. Speed awareness courses are the most effective method of deterring […]
12th December 2019
Drivers warned to turn down the Christmas radio

Why a Christmas singalong could leave you with a £5,000 fine

The Christmas countdown has begun; Michael Bublé is out of his cave and the radio’s playing all your favourite festive hits. But motorists are being warned […]
6th December 2019
Image Caption Festive drinkers more likely to get behind the wheel

Christmas drink-driving is on the rise

Everyone likes a Christmas tipple, but drivers are being reminded ahead of party season, that festivities are no excuse to have one too many… The number […]
25th November 2019
Here are 20 of the weirdest driving laws from around the world

Weirdest driving laws from around the world

Ever wanted to travel with a gorilla in Massachusetts, or drive shirtless in Thailand? Well, you’d better read up on your driving laws first. It always […]
14th November 2019
Blanket ban on mobile phone use while driving closes legal loophole

Legal loophole around in-car mobile use to close

A loophole in the law that has enabled drivers to escape prosecution for using their mobile phones to take photos or videos on the road is […]
9th November 2019
Everything you need to know about using your phone behind the wheel

Mobile phone driving laws in 2019

The dangers associated with using your phone while driving are well documented but it’s still a problem that continues to create concern. Stricter mobile phone driving laws […]
8th November 2019
Motorist charged for drink-driving after tailgating an unmarked police car.

Motorist charged for drink-driving after tailgating unmarked police car

Have you ever been tempted to blast your horn at a slow driver? What if you found out that driver was a police officer? 40-year-old Matthew […]