UK Driving

6th July 2020
McDonald's to install electric vehicle charging points

McDonald’s to install electric car charge points

Need to refuel? Now you can charge your electric vehicle while munching through your Big Mac at the same time… Fast food giant McDonald’s has announced […]
17th June 2020
Drive-in events to show Premier League football

Drive-in football events to show Premier League games

Miffed to be missing out on the start of the football season? Now you can catch the big games on the big screen from the comfort […]
12th June 2020
The future of driving

How will driving change once lockdown is lifted?

After lockdown, the country’s roads could look very different – but are you ready for the changes? Here are some of the ways driving could change […]
8th June 2020
drivers have lost confidence since lockdown

Lockdown drivers admit to bumpy return to the roads

Like riding a bike, they say you never really forget how to drive. But almost a fifth of drivers admit they’ve struggled to get back into […]
4th June 2020
Driving lessons to recommence

Driving test centres to reopen in July

Did your driving lessons screech to a halt over lockdown? According to the latest announcement, learners could be back on the roads by July. Driving schools […]
2nd June 2020
Could coronavirus be living in your car?

How to keep your car germ free

Now that lockdown restrictions have eased and many of us will be using our cars more to go to work, travel for exercise or visit another […]
28th May 2020
Drivers save millions on fuel during lockdown

Lockdown savings – UK drivers save £267m on fuel

Restrictions on travel during the Coronavirus pandemic have caused many drivers to abandon their daily commute, resulting in fewer trips to the pump to fill up. […]
21st May 2020
Recovery services see spike in breakdown since lockdown has eased

Spike in breakdowns as lockdown eases

Itching to get back out on the road? Don’t let a breakdown stop you in your tracks… New figures have shown a 72% rise in car […]
15th May 2020
Drivers hang up car keys

1 in 6 drivers have hung up their car keys since lockdown

Have your car keys been gathering dust during lockdown? New research reveals how the Coronavirus has changed our approach to travel. A study of more than […]
13th May 2020
Cost of refuelling hits record low

Cost of refuelling reaches record low

Looking to refuel your car for less? Now’s your chance… The cost of filling up has dropped drastically for UK motorists, as oil prices continue to […]
8th May 2020
Driving with pets

Pet passengers make driving less stressful

Like to take your canine pal along for the drive? According to new research, travelling with pets could have more benefits than just good company. In […]
2nd April 2020
M62 motorway

Extra lanes opened on M62 to help key workers

Highways England has responded to the COVID-19 crisis by opening new lanes on the busy M62 motorway. A fourth lane is now open in both directions […]
31st March 2020
NHS thank you sign

How people are thanking NHS workers on the roads

Over the last week, NHS and key worker staff have been overwhelmed by public gratitude for all their hard work. On 26th March, millions of people […]
27th March 2020
MOT exemption due to Coronavirus

Six-month MOT exemption granted in response to the Coronavirus

Owners of cars, motorcycles and vans will be granted a six-month exemption from MOT testing in response to the Coronavirus crisis. The Department for Transport (DfT) […]
5th March 2020
A third of accidents involving young drivers happen after dark

Thousands of new drivers have never driven at night

Does driving in the dark still fill you with dread? For thousands of new drivers, the prospect could lead to more than just nightmares… Inexperienced drivers […]
28th February 2020
Your guide to 2019 number plates

Your 2020 guide to car number plates

It’s that time of the year again! New number plates were launched in the UK on 1st March, meaning some of you will soon be driving […]
22nd February 2020
Car buyers embarrassed by rude 69-plates

Car buyers shy away from rude ‘69’ number plates

Would an unsavoury number plate stop you buying a car? This suggestive plate series is causing thousands of potential buyers to keep their wallets closed.  According […]
20th February 2020
Petrol pumps could carry harmful bacteria

Fuel pumps are a hotbed for diseases

Motoring experts have warned that fuel pumps could pose a high risk for harvesting coronavirus. According to studies, coronavirus can survive on surfaces for between four […]
17th February 2020
The danger of driving through floods.

Three out of four motorists risk lives driving through floods

Would you risk driving through flood water to avoid re-routing? Nearly three quarters (74%) of UK motorists say they would. However, experts warn that just one […]
12th February 2020
Drivers fall head-over-wheels for their motors this Valentine’s.

Wheel you be my Valentine? One in twenty drivers would choose their car over their partner

Are you having a love affair with your motor? It’s more common than you’d think. A recent survey has shockingly revealed that one in 20 drivers […]