Diesel drivers – including almost everyone who runs a van for a small business – are continuing to suffer from inflated prices at fuel pumps up and down the country and are seeing no benefit from plummeting lower wholesale costs, despite the Chancellor continuing the fuel duty freeze in Wednesday’s Budget, the RAC is warning.(more…)
What does the Spring Budget 2023 mean for drivers?
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has revealed his Spring Budget – and two key policies are set to impact drivers across Britain.(more…)
National Highways announces gantry competition winner
Organised by National Highways in conjunction with the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the new gantry design competition winner has been unveiled.(more…)
Success for national pothole campaign as Chancellor announces £200m funding to improve Britain’s roads
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is set to announce a new £200m funding scheme to help tackle the plague of potholes on roads across Britain.
Started by the Daily Mail, the campaign to help improve Britain’s roads will see more than four million potholes filled in.
An increasing number of drivers missing vehicle tax payments
There has been an increase in the number of drivers having their vehicle tax Direct Debits cancelled by DVLA after payments couldn’t be taken due to a lack of funds, figures analysed by the RAC show following a Freedom of Information request.(more…)
Drivers should soon face paying a ‘tyre tax’ to help address emissions
The Department for Transport (DfT) have hired consultants to review how the UK can crack down on rising emissions – and this has led to suggestions that a ‘tyre tax’ could be introduced.(more…)
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Sat navs set to have algorithms updated to move traffic away from shortcuts and back to main roads
Local neighbourhoods across the UK that have been plagued with drivers using their streets as shortcuts are set for some good news.(more…)
Welsh government cancels all major road building projects over fears of more cars and emissions
The Welsh Deputy Minister for Climate Change Lee Waters has announced that the country has axed all major road building projects to ‘reduce carbon emissions’ and help in the switch to the way people use the road networks.(more…)
Nearly half of drivers break speed limit on 60mph country roads – highest level seen by RAC since 2016
There has been a significant rise in the proportion of drivers who admit to speeding on 60mph rural roads where more deaths occur than on any other road type, new RAC data* has found.(more…)
The average price paid for motor insurance rose by 8% in the final months of 2022
The average price paid for motor insurance jumped by 8% in the last three months of 2022, according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI).(more…)
CarMats.co.uk Becomes Latest Club Partner
SWVaux is delighted to announce another exciting new partnership this time with CarMats.co.uk specialises in bespoke car mats for all makes and models including a wide range of Vauxhall car mats.(more…)
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Sunak refuses to rule out fuel duty hike, insisting it is a matter for Hunt
Rishi Sunak has refused to rule out the prospect of motorists facing a 12p-a-litre hike in fuel duty in March.(more…)
40 YEARS YOUNG: Vauxhall reveals the life goals Brits think should be achieved by 40
Learning to drive, buying a house, and starting a family are among the life goals more than half of Brits think should be achieved by the time they turn 40, according to research* by Vauxhall.(more…)
Exclusive Black Friday Deal from Facts Disc
Club Partner Facts Disc is offering club members an exclusive opportunity to grab an Early Black Friday Deal and save 20% on our Facts Discs.(more…)
Former Top Gear presenter Sue Baker has died
Sue Baker, one of the original presenters of Top Gear, has died.(more…)
Newport’s M4 Average Speed Cameras to start issuing fines
Average Speed cameras on the M4 will start issuing fines this month, more than a year after they were installed.(more…)