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15th October 2018
Image Caption Drivers are failing their test because they can’t read a number plate from 20m

Short-sighted learners failing tests before they’ve begun

After recent announcements about drivers who are unable to read a licence plate from 20 metres risk losing their licence, it’s been reported that thousands of […]
12th October 2018
Speeding has topped the list of most common driving laws broken in the UK

10 of the most common driving laws broken in the UK

Driving offences are common and their punishments can range from on-the-spot fines and a penalty points on your licence to hefty fines and jail time. We […]
10th October 2018
Travelling with kids can be stressful, check out our top tips to creating a stress-free journey

Top tips for travelling with kids this half term

Half term is coming around again, and if you’re planning a road trip with the kids, you might already be dreading the car journey. The stress […]
9th October 2018
Night driving can be dangerous, especially at Halloween, so here are our top tips to keep you safe on those dark nights

Top 10 tips for night driving this Halloween

Halloween is coming and your little ones are probably already getting excited at the prospect of dressing up as their favourite monsters and heading off in […]
8th October 2018
Avon and Somerset Police Force issue the most amount of speeding tickets in the UK

The UK’s speeding hotspots revealed

A new study has revealed the UK’s speeding ticket hotspots — and if you drive in Avon and Somerset you should be keeping an even closer […]
5th October 2018
Drivers are being distracted behind the wheel

80% of drivers get ‘distracted’ behind the wheel

UK drivers are putting themselves and others in danger by getting distracted on the road, according to new research. A study carried out by German Autolabs […]
2nd October 2018
Image Caption Air conditioning units are a popular addition to cars

Drivers keen to keep things cool at the wheel

Sitting behind the wheel and sweating your way through a traffic jam while you pray for a passing breeze to cool you down isn’t much fun […]
1st October 2018
It is estimated that one in six crashes on the UK’s roads is caused by tired drivers

Tired drivers face blood test crackdown

Late nights, early mornings, the day-to-day stresses of life – there are a number of reasons we can start to feel a little tired behind the […]
28th September 2018
1 in 4 cars on the UK’s roads are black

UK motorists go back to black

What colour is your car? A Ferrari-style red or maybe the classic British racing green? Well, if you answered black then you’re not alone as a […]
25th September 2018
Driving at night can present a lot of dangers, check out our top tips for driving after dark to help keep you safe on the roads

Top tips for driving at night

With summer now firmly in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to start thinking about the cold, wet days of winter and the horribly long, dark nights […]
24th September 2018
UK driving licences could be invalid if no-deal with the EU is reached

No-deal Brexit could mean UK driving licences are invalid

If you’re thinking about taking a road trip across Europe next summer, your driving licence might not be valid. That’s the warning from the Government, which […]
21st September 2018
Image Caption Wider cars find it harder to navigate every day roads

Is your car too fat for day to day driving?

The country’s most popular cars are getting wider and wider – and some of them are now too ‘fat’ to fit down certain roads, leading to […]
18th September 2018

‘Ghost Brokers’ target students in car insurance scams

Fraud specialists are warning students not to be caught out by so-called ‘Ghost Brokers’ selling fake car insurance. New figures from Action Fraud show that motorists […]
17th September 2018
Drivers support harsher punishments for mobile use

Should drivers’ phones be seized and destroyed?

The vast majority of UK drivers think police officers should be able to destroy the phones of motorists caught using them while driving. The AA survey* […]
12th September 2018
Driver handed parking fine for 1998

Driver hit with ‘20-year-old’ parking fine

What’s the longest you’ve left your car parked in a multi-storey car park? A whole day? Maybe overnight? Well, imagine the surprise of one motorist when […]
11th September 2018
https://www.rac.co.uk/drive/advice/fuel-watch/

Fuel prices hit four-and-a-half year high

Drivers in the UK face the highest fuel prices since 2014 when they fill up at the forecourt, new figures suggest. The data also shows the […]
7th September 2018
Check out our guide to the top 10 safest cars of 2018

Top 10 safest cars of 2018

When it comes to buying a new car, you want something able to protect you and your family in the event of an accident, so one […]
5th September 2018
From leaf fall to wet roads and dazzling sunshine, autumn poses all sorts of challenges for drivers.

Stay safe with our autumn driving checklist

We love to moan about the weather, but the summer of 2018 really will go down as one of the memorable ones. Remember the parched yellow […]
4th September 2018
Thousands of cars are not compatible with E10 biofuel

Thousands of popular family cars won’t be able to use new ‘green’ fuel

Over half a million cars in the UK won’t be able to use the new ‘eco-friendly’ E10 fuel planned for introduction to forecourts across the country. […]
4th September 2018
If you’re buying a new car get clued up on the new number plates

The ultimate guide to new registration plates

It’s that time of the year again! New registration plates were launched in the UK on 1st September, meaning some of you will soon be driving […]