Thousands of drivers suffered pothole-related breakdowns between April and June despite traffic volumes plummeting amid the coronavirus lockdown, new figures show.
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.
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…)
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…)
Drivers are being hit with heavy penalties if they don’t shop around for car insurance, according to research by MoneySuperMarket.(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…)
Drivers could risk paying hundreds of pounds more than they need to for car insurance due to “quirks” in how insurers and comparison websites collect data, according to Which?(more…)
Drivers are avoiding using the open hard shoulder on all lane running smart motorways, new research has revealed.
Councils are being bombarded with pothole complaints, with new figures revealing that local authorities receive one every 46 seconds.(more…)