The behaviour of road users has deteriorated since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, a new survey suggests.(more…)
One fifth of drivers say they will use their cars less once the lockdown is over, according to a new AA survey, ‘Life after lockdown’.
Pollution from tyre wear can be 1,000 times worse than the emissions produced from a car’s exhaust, new data has revealed.
An estimated 11.6 million UK motorists have forgotten to MOT their cars before the previous certificate had expired, according to a recent study.(more…)
A third of drivers don’t know whether to go for petrol, diesel or electric when they purchase their next car, according to a new survey.(more…)
More than a third of UK drivers (35%) say they are more dependent on using their car than 12 months ago, with public transport too often seen as an expensive and unreliable alternative, according to data released as part of the latest RAC Report on Motoring.(more…)
Motorists could be spending a whopping £1.5 billion each year on damage caused by car park prangs.
One is Six drivers have admitted to breaking the law at some point in the last year by using their phone while driving.
Drivers are being hit with heavy penalties if they don’t shop around for car insurance, according to research by MoneySuperMarket.(more…)
The National Travel Attitudes Survey, published by the Department for Transport, found that 63% of respondents agreed that ‘the laws on driving whilst impaired by illegal or legal drugs, are not properly enforced’.(more…)
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…)
More than13,000 drivers have been caught and received over £2m in fines for using a mobile phone illegally, according to new research.(more…)
More than half of drivers wait more than two months before getting faults with their car fixed, a new survey has revealed.(more…)
Around 180,000 people were caught without tax last year, according to the DVLA, a 4% increase on the previous year, which equates to around 7,000 drivers.
Almost half of drivers believe an MOT is a guarantee their car will be safe to drive for the next 12 months.
Drivers are risking their safety by putting off essential work on their car, with some resorting to DIY fixes to keep themselves on the road.(more…)