Thousands of drivers suffered pothole-related breakdowns between April and June despite traffic volumes plummeting amid the coronavirus lockdown, new figures show.
Drivers could be leaving a trove of sensitive data on their old cars by not wiping information held from connecting to a smartphone, according to a survey.
More than four out of 10 motorists (45%) are concerned about the condition of other vehicles on the road because of the MOT extension, a new survey suggests.
One in seven drivers plan to make full use of the six-month MOT extension, a new survey suggests.
Gwent Police caught motorists driving at speeds in excess of 130mph.
New research has revealed that millions of motorists are risking a blowout by driving with underinflated tyres following weeks of not using their cars.(more…)
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…)