UK Driving

28th January 2019
UK drivers are less than confident in winter driving conditions

Winter driving: Are you prepared?

Be honest – how well do you think we here in the UK handle winter weather on the roads? Well if you’re anything like the vast […]
17th January 2019
Could you do with a bit more information on which car would suit your needs?

Dealers call for more buyer advice on car choices

If you’re looking to buy a new car, you’ll know that one of the biggest things to consider is which fuel type is right for you. […]
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

To help you out with all the motoring changes that are going to be hitting our roads we’ve created a quick guide for what to expect […]
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 […]
14th November 2018
Want to find out which professions are Britain's best and worst drivers? We've got you covered

Revealed: Britain’s best and worst drivers

Who are the best drivers in Britain? The age-old debate can now be settled after a study of over 2.6 million motorists has exposed the safest […]
9th November 2018
Driving home for Christmas can be stressful, but with our top tips it doesn't need to be.

The perfect recipe for driving home for Christmas

It’s the most magical time of the year, but driving home for Christmas can often be one of the most stressful experiences on the road. Your […]
22nd October 2018
Image Caption On average, couples are arguing every 28 minutes.

1 in 5 motorists thinks their partner drives dangerously

What’s the most annoying thing your partner does behind the wheel? Maybe they always tune into a radio station that you don’t like? Or perhaps they […]
19th October 2018
Image Caption Motorists are being hit hard at motorway service stations

Drivers pay out 22p a litre more for fuel at motorway service stations

Have you ever pulled into a motorway service station and been stung by the unusually high cost of filling up your tank? Well according to new […]
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 […]
2nd October 2018
Image Caption Air conditioning units are a popular addition to cars

Drivers keen to keep things cool at the wheel

Sitting behind the wheel and sweating your way through a traffic jam while you pray for a passing breeze to cool you down isn’t much fun […]
28th September 2018
1 in 4 cars on the UK’s roads are black

UK motorists go back to black

What colour is your car? A Ferrari-style red or maybe the classic British racing green? Well, if you answered black then you’re not alone as a […]
21st September 2018
Image Caption Wider cars find it harder to navigate every day roads

Is your car too fat for day to day driving?

The country’s most popular cars are getting wider and wider – and some of them are now too ‘fat’ to fit down certain roads, leading to […]
18th September 2018

‘Ghost Brokers’ target students in car insurance scams

Fraud specialists are warning students not to be caught out by so-called ‘Ghost Brokers’ selling fake car insurance. New figures from Action Fraud show that motorists […]
11th September 2018
https://www.rac.co.uk/drive/advice/fuel-watch/

Fuel prices hit four-and-a-half year high

Drivers in the UK face the highest fuel prices since 2014 when they fill up at the forecourt, new figures suggest. The data also shows the […]
4th September 2018
Thousands of cars are not compatible with E10 biofuel

Thousands of popular family cars won’t be able to use new ‘green’ fuel

Over half a million cars in the UK won’t be able to use the new ‘eco-friendly’ E10 fuel planned for introduction to forecourts across the country. […]
4th September 2018
If you’re buying a new car get clued up on the new number plates

The ultimate guide to new registration plates

It’s that time of the year again! New registration plates were launched in the UK on 1st September, meaning some of you will soon be driving […]