Driving laws

12th October 2018
Speeding has topped the list of most common driving laws broken in the UK

10 of the most common driving laws broken in the UK

Driving offences are common and their punishments can range from on-the-spot fines and a penalty points on your licence to hefty fines and jail time. We […]
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 […]
9th February 2018
Paying with your phone at the drive-through could get you six points and a £200 fine

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 road rules that you […]
4th December 2017
Figures show speeding prosecutions are at a six-year high

Speeding prosecutions hit six-year high

Smart motorways, speed cameras and increasingly graphic awareness campaigns of the dangers of speeding – it’s hard to imagine that drivers exceed the road limits today… […]
30th October 2017
New rules doubled the sentence of mobile phone use in March

Did you spot the pink kittens?

When you pair Grammy-award winning video directors with a celebrated yet elusive electronic musician (and throw in a heap of pink kittens), you’re probably not expecting […]
13th October 2017
There's been a number of new driving laws come into play this year. Are you in the know?

Your guide to the 2017 motoring law changes

From compulsory car seats to doubled-up fines for mobile use, this year is leading the way in road law changes. If you’re looking to avoid fines, […]
16th June 2017
Alcoholic lollies can contain as much alcohol as a strong lager

Don’t lick and drive: Police warning over alcoholic lollies

The summer’s well and truly here. We’ve had a few hot days and everybody is already complaining that it’s too hot… you have to love the […]
17th October 2016
Road safety charity Brake uncovers some of the myths surrounding speed cameras.

Busting the myths behind speed cameras

Many of us are sure to get caught out by a speed camera at some stage. The first rule of not getting caught by one is […]
27th June 2016
If you're a UK motorist heading off abroad it's key to do your homework on the driving laws of the country you intend to drive in

The minefield of driving abroad

Just when you thought it was challenging enough driving on Britain’s roads, now holidaying motorists are being reminded to clue themselves up on European driving laws […]
9th June 2016
Football fans driving to Euro 2016 in France are being urged to read up on driving laws before travelling

Footie fans – know the score on Euro 2016 French road rules

Jamie Vardy and Wayne Rooney may have to get round France’s defenders if England are to progress after the group stages in Euro 2016. But that […]
30th December 2015

Phone-drivers risk new £150 fine

Can’t kick the illegal habit of using a hand-held phone at the wheel? Well, obvious dangers aside, you now face a £150 fine under new Government […]
21st December 2015
Calls for UK-wide drink-drive limits

Calls for UK-wide drink-driving limit

Nearly seven out of 10 people want to see a standard UK-wide drink-driving limit re-introduced. England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales all had the same limit […]
19th August 2015

Do you know the rules about child car seats?

We all want our children to be safe on every car journey. But how many of us actually know the rules on child car seats? A […]
31st July 2015
Know where you stand with car insurance and driving laws

The new drug-driving laws explained

In March this year, a new law came into force to prevent drug-driving in England and Wales. It included eight illegal drugs and some prescription drugs, […]