Rules of the Road

3rd August 2021
A road sign with images of pedestrians and a bike

New Highway Code puts pedestrians and cyclists at top of ‘road user hierarchy’

Who do you think should have right of way on the roads? New changes to the Highway Code are to give those on foot and bike […]
20th July 2021
A DVLA driving licence application form

Motorists hit by DVLA driving licence delays

Need a new driving licence? Depending on your situation, it seems you might be faced with a wait of 10 weeks or more.  Paper licence hold-ups […]
13th July 2021
A Low Traffic Neighbourhood in London

Low traffic neighbourhoods make millions in fines in a year

How well do you know your road signs? With drivers being fined millions for entering low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) due to confusion about signs, it might […]
7th July 2021
A GB sticker on a car.

GB car sticker makes way for new ‘UK’ version

Used to displaying a GB sticker on your car when travelling abroad? It seems you’ll have to trade it in for a new ‘UK’ version if […]
21st June 2021
Car stopped in yellow box junction

Councils in England and Wales given new powers to fine drivers

The power to charge drivers for minor offences could soon be in the hands of your local council. The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed local […]
3rd June 2021
Clean Air Zone sign in Birmingham

1 in 5 motorists confused about Clean Air Zones

Clean Air Zones (CAZ) are being steadily rolled out across the UK, but are you prepared? A survey of more than 2,000 drivers suggests around a […]
13th May 2021
A speed camera

Drivers want more cameras but admit to speeding

What’s your opinion on speed cameras? Well, love them or loathe them, it seems most drivers would be up for seeing more of them, as long […]
7th May 2021
Large pothole in road

Drivers shouldn’t pay the price for pothole-related collisions, says lawyer

If a pothole in the road causes a driver to swerve, ending in collision – who’s really to blame? A top motoring lawyer is calling for […]
24th April 2021
Cycling on a bicycle lane in the city

UK drivers think cyclists need new laws

Do you think cyclists should face the same laws as motorists? Demand for new legislation A new survey of 2,000 people by InsureTheGap revealed that 84% […]
19th March 2021
A car driving through a London street

Road tax changes could put financial strain on families and key workers

How would you feel about paying for each mile that you drive, rather than a flat road tax charge? It’s understood that Chancellor Rishi Sunak is […]
17th March 2021
Speed camera warning sign

UK’s worst speeding hotspots revealed

Are you living in one of the UK’s speeding hotspots? Research has revealed the worst locations for speeding offences across the UK, with the South East […]
5th March 2021
Cars on a motorway

Have your say on updating the Highway Code

What new rules and advice would you like to see included in the Highway Code? Highways England is giving all drivers a chance to express their […]
2nd March 2021
Cars and a double decker bus

Drivers forked out £60 million in bus lane fines in 2019

If you’ve ever received a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) for driving in a bus lane, you’ll be able to relate to the frustration. Especially if you […]
1st March 2021
Lorry on motorway

The new driving laws you need to know about this March

New Low Emission Zone (LEZ) standards and Direct Vision Standard and HGV Safety Permit driving laws will come into force from the 1st March 2021. But […]
10th February 2021

Dash cam recordings submitted to police have doubled

Would you give your dash cam footage to the police if you witnessed a driving offence? Police forces in the UK received an average of 89 […]
25th January 2021
Parking fine being issued

Councils reveal how much they pocket from parking fines

If getting just one parking ticket makes your blood boil – maybe look away now. New research shows the average UK council issues more than £850,000 […]
14th January 2021
M1 smart motorway

The cost of ignoring the red ‘X’ on smart motorways

Do you know the rules of driving on a smart motorway? The red ‘X’ displayed on overhead gantries on smart motorways is used to tell you […]
5th January 2021
Europe map and car

Driving in Europe after Brexit

The UK has left the European Union, so what does that mean for driving on the continent? On 24th December 2020, the EU and UK agreed […]
4th January 2021
Cars parked on London street

Motoring laws you need to know about in 2021

Looking to be a better driver in 2021? Get clued up for the New Year with our guide to the essential motoring laws you might not […]
27th December 2020
Local authorities are lagging behind on Blue Badge misuse.

Blue Badge misuse hits new highs

Blue badge imposters face a clampdown in the wake of a national epidemic of disabled permit misuse. The number of drivers caught misusing disability parking permits […]