20th March 2018
The taller half of the comedy duo Ant and Dec has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving. But do you know the limits and penalties when it comes to driving and alcohol?

A 2018 guide to drink driving laws

Ant McPartlin has been released pending an investigation, following a collision involving his Mini in Richmond, West London on 18th March. While the circumstances around the […]
16th March 2018
Boxer Herbie Hide with 'Herbie' the Volkswagen

Two thirds of Brits don’t name their car

Larry the Landie, Brad the Beemer or Xena the Xantia – naming your pride and joy is a time-tested tradition among motorists. But it’s a custom […]
14th March 2018
Planning an Easter road trip takes time, preparation and some effective packing.

How to prepare for an Easter road trip

Squabbles, boredom, hunger, car troubles…they’re all very possible when packing up the family for a long-distance car journey. A successful road trip takes planning and preparation, […]
13th March 2018
@SurreyRoadCops quipped that the dangerous driver had been watching Dumb and Dumber

Surrey Police stop BMW driver watching a movie on the M25

Owners of BMWs often get a bad rap for their driving. Disliked on the roads, they’re frequently stereotyped as being inconsiderate lane hoggers, who drive too […]
12th March 2018
Snow, ice and rain brought by the Beast from the East has created and exacerbated thousands of potholes.

The scourge of potholes – and how to handle them

The Beast from the East has brought with it snow, ice and a scourge of potholes. Here’s some things about them you should know and some […]
9th March 2018
Drivers caught are given a £200 fine and six penalty points

UK among Europe’s hardest hitters for mobile phone use

It’s no secret that if you’re caught using your mobile phone behind the wheel, you’ll likely be hit with a harsh-but-fair penalty. But did you know […]
8th March 2018
Metadescription Planning the journey, prepping your car and planning some in-car entertainment could save the day if you hit Bank Holiday congestion this Easter.

Top tips for surviving bank holiday traffic

The year’s only four-day weekend is on the horizon. Whether you’re planning an Easter getaway or driving home to see family and friends, our tips for […]
7th March 2018
New car emissions will be tested on real roads

Car tax: What to expect in 2018

Vehicle Excise Duty (VED), or road tax, will shoot up for some drivers this year as the Government tries to clamp down on air pollution… Changes […]
2nd March 2018
The cost of car ownership soars to over £200,000 in a lifetime

Brits ‘spend over £200,000 on car ownership’

While the cost of public transport continues to spiral, owning a car doesn’t come cheap either, with new research showing motorists spend more than £200,000 on […]
1st March 2018
The Tesla Model S has an abundance of hidden Easter eggs

What are car Easter eggs?

With Easter fast-approaching, an annual Easter egg hunt is likely to be on the cards. But maybe not in the traditional sense… Before you start hiding […]
26th February 2018
Victims of the scam have lost an average of £769 each

Ghost insurance scams on the rise

Rogue insurance brokers are scamming drivers out of hundreds of thousands of pounds, police warn. According to the City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department […]
21st February 2018

Drivers spend 26½ hours a year trying to park

Searching for a parking space on the congested streets of a city centre may seem like it takes an eternity. We’ve compiled some data that reveals […]
19th February 2018
The youngest child given a ban was just 12 years old

Over 1,000 children banned from driving in 2017

More than 1,000 children aged 16 and under have been disqualified from driving in the past year, figures obtained by the BBC. The broadcaster says DVLA […]
16th February 2018
48 of the 84 ministerial cars are diesel

Majority of ministerial fleet is diesel-powered

Lead by example is a commonly used phrase. Although not an expression adopted by more than half of Government ministers, it would seem… A Freedom of […]
14th February 2018
Romance just wouldn’t be the same in a Kia Sorento

Romance isn’t blossoming in modern cars?

Taking your car to Lovers’ Lane used to be more memorable than it is in today’s modernised vehicles, according to a new survey… A poll of […]
12th February 2018
Failure to look was a cause in 397 fatal incidents in 2016

7% of journeys drivers aren’t looking at the road

The devastation that can be caused by distracted drivers is well known. But new research suggests motorists are distracted a shocking 7% of the time they’re […]
12th February 2018
The soundtrack to the perfect Valentine’s Day road trip

20 songs to add to your Valentine’s Day driving playlist

Valentine’s Day doesn’t come without its stresses. Present-buying, restaurant-booking, even overthinking the words to write in a card. But when it comes to setting the tone […]
9th February 2018
Paying with your phone at the drive-through could get you six points and a £200 fine

Driving laws you could be breaking every day

We all know not to speed, to always wear our seatbelts and never use our mobiles. But there are some lesser-known road rules that you could […]
5th February 2018
The survey found diesel Honda Civics are the most reliable cars on the road

The most (and least) reliable family cars

Reliability is a key priority when on the hunt for new wheels for the family. Fortunately, What Car? has you covered with its 2018 Reliability Survey… […]
2nd February 2018
Auto Express says the Dacia Sandero is the cheapest car to insure in 2018

Top 10 cost effective cars

The look of a car is not the only factor to consider when choosing a new one. From list price to insurance costs and fuel economy, […]