24th April 2017
Two in three people have felt sick in a car at least once.

Ford set their sights on a new battle – The battle to combat car sickness

Car sickness – it’s enough to make you sick, isn’t it? We’ve all been there, whether it was a family road trip, a long drive to […]
24th April 2017
The increase is partly due to a huge increase in fuel prices

The cost of motoring soars by 10% in a year

Sorry, but unfortunately, you did read that right. Over the past 12 months, the cost of motoring has gone up by a massive 10%, according to […]
21st April 2017
driver picks up keys to their new car

How to buy a car (and not be fooled)

All those pesky April Fools’ pranks may feel like a distant memory, but it’s still possible to feel like you’ve been taken for a ride throughout […]
20th April 2017
An influential MP has a plan for the diesel scrappage scheme

Diesel scrappage scheme to be introduced in the UK?

The diesel scrappage scheme has been in the news a heck of a lot lately. If you know what it’s all about, feel free to skip […]
18th April 2017
Lexus lead the way with a used car sold a day

The fastest cars in Britain for converting into cash

“The new Bugatti something-or-other has a top speed of really bloomin’ fast…” Boring. Top speed this, top speed that. We’re getting bored of hearing about the […]
13th April 2017
The new legislation has received overwhelming support for public road races in the UK

Monaco-style Grand Prix events could be coming to England

The Monaco Grand Prix is one of the most memorable races in the Formula One calendar. A big part of its success is that the race […]
12th April 2017
Masks, mozzarella and everything in between. Uber’s seen it all.

Uber’s weird and wonderful lost and found list revealed

The internet is good for a lot of things; communication, information and, most importantly, weird and wonderful lists. Thankfully, Uber has added to the latter with […]
10th April 2017
Make sure you ease back into driving at your own speed.

Getting back in the driving seat after an accident

It doesn’t matter where, when or how it happens; a road accident is always a horrible experience. After an accident, it can be difficult to get […]
6th April 2017
The caravan comes complete with running water and a LEGO breakfast

World record, life-size LEGO caravan goes on display

OK, we’ll admit… this isn’t a story you hear every day. But it’s definitely one worth shouting about. A caravan has gone on display at Beaulieu […]
4th April 2017
A test of the system is expected to go live in September 2017.

Could your smartphone become your driving licence?

Your driving licence might be getting a whole lot smarter. And we don’t mean the slightly scruffy photo you have on yours that you absolutely hate. […]
30th March 2017
The changes start on 1st April and impact only cars first registered on that date onwards

April’s road tax changes explained

The season. The weather. The clocks. Everything is changing right now. And, as of 1st April, Vehicle Excise Duty (VED), also known as road tax, has […]
27th March 2017
Single/Double Summer Time would see brighter evenings all year round

Changing how we change the clocks – could it improve road safety?

In case you weren’t aware, the clocks went forward this weekend. And yes, unfortunately, that’s the bad one for those of us that like our sleep. […]
23rd March 2017
Motorists are being left in the dark about their rights to challenge fines

Councils fail to explain rights to challenge parking fines

If there’s one thing worse than getting a parking ticket and paying a fine… it’s paying it unnecessarily. And by the sounds of things, a lot […]
21st March 2017
On Tuesday, three of UK’s supermarket chains cut prices at the pumps

Asda starts a petrol price war

There are a lot of things that can make us motorists mad. Constant traffic, never-ending roadworks and, obviously, that one driver that never says thank you. […]
20th March 2017
Sebastian Priaulx and 1st CENTRAL join forces in long-term sponsorship agreement

Sebastian Priaulx and 1st CENTRAL join forces in long-term sponsorship agreement

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ll be the title sponsor of the successful Ginetta Junior Championship driver Sebastian Priaulx! 1ST CENTRAL launched in 2008 and has quickly […]
17th March 2017
Easter road trips

This Easter’s perfect family road trip destinations

April and May are great months. The weather’s finally improving, the days are getting longer and, most importantly, we get four bank holidays. That only means […]
16th March 2017
The most efficient way to stop drink-driving has come into question

LGA calls for legal drink-drive limit to be lowered

There have been new calls for the legal drink-drive limit in England and Wales to be lowered. The Local Government Association (LGA) believes the drink-drive limit […]
14th March 2017
Stars such as Pharrell Williams, Rafael Nadal and Vanessa Low support the initiative

Star studded lineup for FIA’s road safety initiative

Some of the biggest names in the world have come together in a bid to help make our roads safer. The fédération internationale de l’automobile (FIA), […]
13th March 2017
The new mobile phone penalties came into law at the start of March

New drivers will lose licence under new mobile penalties

Changes to the law which hope to prevent mobile phone use behind the wheel have taken effect. Now, if caught using a phone, you’ll receive a £200 […]
10th March 2017
From phones to make-up, the distractions were certainly varied

Bad behaviour behind the wheel revealed

As you probably know, the penalties for using your mobile phone behind the wheel changed at the start of March. If you’re caught using your phone, […]