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.
The amount of motor vehicle traffic on the roads fell 18.9% for the year ending September 2020 following coronavirus lockdown measures.
A reduction in traffic levels during the first coronavirus lockdown saw a seven per cent increase in the number of drivers speeding, new government data shows.
A third of UK drivers have delayed getting their car serviced as a result of the financial constraints caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a new survey has found.
Millions of motorists in the UK could be at risk of driving illegally this autumn according to new data.(more…)
Motorists have been reminded that the MOT extension period ends next week and those that forget could face a hefty fine, points on their licence or even a ban.
Drivers are being urged to get their cars MOT tested this summer to avoid the rush as thousands look to get their vehicles tested after making use of the six-month coronavirus extension.(more…)
The 2021 Geneva motor show has been cancelled with its organisers blaming the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
MOT tests will be made mandatory once again on August 1, roads minister Baroness Vere has announced today (June 29).
The Goodwood Festival of Speed and Revival events will not take place this year as a result of the ongoing social distancing rules to combat the spread of coronavirus.
One in seven drivers plan to make full use of the six-month MOT extension, a new survey suggests.
Vauxhall has confirmed its Ellesmere Port site will not reopen until September.
The UK Government should consider a car scrappage scheme to help protect the country’s industry, according to several leading car makers.
Gwent Police caught motorists driving at speeds in excess of 130mph.
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…)