motorists

16th January 2019
Little Whirlpool Ramshorn snails legally protected status is delaying roadworks by up to 5 years.

Protected snails scupper roadworks

Ever driven past a proposed road improvement scheme and wondered why work’s moving at a snail’s pace? Well if you live near a particular stretch of […]
15th January 2019
Plastic roads could solve the UK pothole epidemic

Plastic roads could solve the pothole problem

If you’ve been out on the roads today, there’s every chance you came across the odd pothole or two. Or three. Or four! In fact, experts […]
10th January 2019
We can now reveal where Britains best and worst drivers live and with 39% of motorists in Blaby, Leicestershire having penalty points, it's no surprise they took the top spot

Where do Britain’s best and worst drivers live?

Have you ever wondered where Britain’s best and worst drivers live? Or maybe you just want proof those in your hometown really are the country’s worst? […]
8th January 2019
motorists face being hit with a fine of up to £100 and three penalty points on their licence if they don’t leave enough space for cyclists

New motoring laws for 2019

2019 is finally here, and with it comes a new raft of safety-driven motoring laws to get your head around. To help you, here’s our quick […]
5th January 2019
Did you know it's illegal to splash a pedestrian with your car?

Top 10 driving offences you didn’t know were against the law

With so many driving laws to remember, it’s safe to say some of us need reminding every now and then. But then there are also some […]
17th December 2018
Drivers with road rage resulting in aggressive in-car behaviour can be hit with a fine and even a ban

Road rage epidemic hits UK drivers

Do you suffer with road rage? New research by Nextbase suggests more than two-fifths (43%) of UK drivers have been the victims of aggressive behaviour on […]
10th December 2018
Motorists are advised to check traffic warnings before heading out

Revealed: Busiest day on the roads this Christmas

Motorists are being warned to prepare for a nightmare before Christmas, as around 19 million drivers hit the UK’s roads on December 21st. According to an […]
22nd November 2018
Watch out for these common distractions on the road

The top driving distractions to watch out for

As much as we wish we didn’t, we all find ourselves getting distracted behind the wheel from time to time. But what are the common causes […]
21st November 2018
Drink driving convictions rise during December, our ultimate guide will help you stay on the right side of the law this Christmas

Drink driving laws: The ultimate guide

The Christmas party season is almost here and for many of us that means spending time with family and friends — eating, drinking and being merry. […]
19th November 2018

Top safety tips for driving around cyclists

As soon as they get behind the wheel some drivers seem to think they’re the only person on the road — but they shouldn’t. Being aware […]
12th November 2018
Do you know what these cycling road signs mean?

Know your road signs for cycling

For many motorists and cyclists, the last time they looked at the Highway Code’s guide to road signs was when they passed their driving theory test. […]
31st October 2018
11,000 motorists still driving after evading ban

11,000 motorists still driving after evading ban

Drivers with over 50 penalty points on their licence are still on the roads after taking advantage of a loophole in the system, shocking new figures […]
29th October 2018
Halloween sees a spike in the number of under-10s injured on the roads

Trick-or-treaters warned of child casualty horrors on Halloween

Are you heading out trick-or-treating with your little ones this Halloween? Perhaps you’re all dressing up as goblins or ghouls, or maybe your favourite Harry Potter […]
17th October 2018
England's worst roads have been revealed as Manchester's Oldham Road

Revealed: England’s worst roads

Is there a road near you that you’re convinced is in a particularly bad condition? Well, if you live near the Oldham Road in Manchester your […]
15th October 2018
Image Caption Drivers are failing their test because they can’t read a number plate from 20m

Short-sighted learners failing tests before they’ve begun

After recent announcements about drivers who are unable to read a licence plate from 20 metres risk losing their licence, it’s been reported that thousands of […]
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 […]
10th October 2018
Travelling with kids can be stressful, check out our top tips to creating a stress-free journey

Top tips for travelling with kids this half term

Half term is coming around again, and if you’re planning a road trip with the kids, you might already be dreading the car journey. The stress […]
9th October 2018
Night driving can be dangerous, especially at Halloween, so here are our top tips to keep you safe on those dark nights

Top 10 tips for night driving this Halloween

Halloween is coming and your little ones are probably already getting excited at the prospect of dressing up as their favourite monsters and heading off in […]
8th October 2018
Avon and Somerset Police Force issue the most amount of speeding tickets in the UK

The UK’s speeding hotspots revealed

A new study has revealed the UK’s speeding ticket hotspots — and if you drive in Avon and Somerset you should be keeping an even closer […]
5th October 2018
Drivers are being distracted behind the wheel

80% of drivers get ‘distracted’ behind the wheel

UK drivers are putting themselves and others in danger by getting distracted on the road, according to new research. A study carried out by German Autolabs […]