The RAC said many roads “resemble the surface of the moon” after receiving 4,694 call-outs for vehicles likely damaged by potholes between January and March.
A new online-only car auction site has launched, promising free listings for everything including classic cars, race cars, supercars and motorbikes.(more…)
Rising fuel prices have reached pre-pandemic levels, hitting drivers venturing out on the roads over Easter.
Motorists are waiting longer to sort an MOT renewal than this time last year, following government extensions related to the coronavirus pandemic.(more…)
A road safety charity is calling on the police to take note of the overwhelming support for using cameras to catch motorists flouting driving legislation.
The permanent 50mph limit with average speed enforcement between junctions 24 and 28 on the M4 around Newport will go live on Monday, March 15th.(more…)
The inquiry by the Commons’ Transport Select Committee will also analyse the impact of the roads on reducing congestion.
The government has confirmed that petrol with a higher ethanol count will be introduced at UK pumps from September.
With the price of a barrel of oil back up to January 2020 levels and some analysts predicting prices could hit $80 this year as pandemic restrictions ease
Members of the public submitted an average of 89 pieces of dashcam footage to police forces every day in 2019. A freedom of information request from breakdown service the RAC shows that 32,370 video recordings were submitted that year, which is double the number recorded in 2018 (15,159). The data Read more…
UK driving licences and number plates will no longer feature the EU flag, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced.(more…)
More than a million drivers took a speed awareness course in 2020 despite car use plummeting due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The RAC attended almost 1,500 breakdowns that were believed to be caused by potholes in the fourth quarter of last year.
There isn’t much to celebrate these days, but one Brexit positive for motorists is that the EU might no longer have a mechanism for getting UK residents to pay for violations that incurred on the continent and were captured by speed cameras.
Topping up with fuel is a tedious process, especially in winter when it means standing out in the cold for a few minutes. It’s why so many motorists put it off until the last possible moment.