The six-month MOT extension introduced at the start of lockdown should be ended as soon as possible, according to the UK’s leading automotive trade body.(more…)
GEM Motoring Assist is calling on the Government to increase the penalty for drivers and passengers who do not wear a seatbelt on journeys.(more…)
Vauxhall along with Honda & Toyota have confirmed they are willing to build medical ventilators to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
A greener form of petrol called E10 is set to be offered at all UK filling stations from next year.(more…)
Young men are over-represented in alcohol-related deaths and serious injuries on the road.(more…)
The UK Government said it has “no plans” to reintroduce tolls or charges on the Severn Crossings, after a suggestion a congestion charge was being considered for the two bridges.(more…)
A ban on the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars could be just 12 years away.(more…)
The government has revealed plans to bring forward the ban on selling internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle five years to 2035.(more…)
Highways England is to trial the use of automated vehicles to lay cones on major roads where maintenance or upgrades is taking place.
Tax discs were scrapped in October 2014, with the government switching over to an online database where Vehicle Excise Duty could instead be bought online instead of going to a post office.(more…)
All new cars launched from 2022 will need to be equipped with speed limiting equipment and the wiring for in-built breathalysers, following a decision by the European Council.(more…)
Private parking firms may have to offer motorists a 10-minute grace period when they overstay their ticket, according to new government proposals.(more…)
A legal loophole which allows motorists to use mobile phones behind the wheel to film or take photographs to escape prosecution is set ‘to be closed’ by the government.(more…)
The Department for Transport is pushing the Treasury to guarantee local road funding for several years at a time instead of annually.
The government is to review the safety of smart motorways, following an investigation by the Telegraph.
Lower speed limits in five poor air quality hotspots has reduced air pollution, says the Welsh government.(more…)
Drivers could be charged on a pay-as-you-go basis in the future as the Government looks to fill a £40 billion hole in motoring taxes.