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.
The average price of a litre of fuel rose by 2p in December as three major supermarkets increased their prices.
Motor insurance prices have decreased by 2.5% or around £20 on average over the previous six months, analysis has found.(more…)
Motorists have been warned to watch out for extortionate APR on car insurance as it’s revealed paying monthly could cost almost £500 more than if paid in one lump sum.
Drivers are planning to undertake around 13 million separate trips by car to see friends and family during the coronavirus ‘travel window’ between December 23 and 27.
Fuel prices remained almost unchanged in November despite a barrel of oil shooting up $10 to $46 a 27% monthly rise, data from RAC Fuel Watch shows.
The amount of motor vehicle traffic on the roads fell 18.9% for the year ending September 2020 following coronavirus lockdown measures.
Motorists could typically save more than £300 by switching their car insurance three weeks before their existing policy is due to end, rather than waiting until the last day, analysis suggests.
housands of vehicles are failing their MOT tests across the UK due to avoidable faults, according to new research.