Family driving

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 […]
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… […]
15th November 2017
Use maps and apps to take the safest route home

Driving home this Christmas

In the words of Chris Rea, when you’re driving home for Christmas, you can’t wait to see their faces. But before you go anywhere, our guide […]
22nd August 2017
If you’re planning a family road trip, a spacious car is a must. Here are our top 10 large family cars…

Top 10 large family cars on the market

Taking your brood on a long journey? Maybe you’re looking for a bit of space in your car to alleviate the tension (and noise) of squabbling […]
21st August 2017
Two in five parents are terrified at the thought of getting into a car with their child driving

1 in 10 mums would rather give birth again than be driven by their child

Letting your little one walk to school on their own for the first time, picking them up from their high school leavers’ dance or waving them […]
18th July 2017
Only 15% of child seats were fitted correctly for the child using it

85% of child seats are deemed unsafe

Children under the age of 12, by law, are required to use a child seat when travelling in a vehicle. Most children that age aren’t great […]
14th July 2017
Family cars don’t have to be huge, thanks to handy hatchbacks

Top 10 small family cars

“A family car has to be big, slow and not particularly good looking.” We don’t know who said that totally made-up quote, but we do know […]
12th June 2017
It is illegal to leave your pet in a car on a hot day

GEM urges drivers to keep their pets safe this summer

OK, we don’t want to jinx anything… but it’s starting to feel like summer’s here. If it immediately started raining outside after you read that, we’re […]
23rd May 2017
Four of the top five most stressful journeys involve driving with children

Driving with children is driving British parents round the bend

There’s no question, driving with children can cause parents some serious stress. From the moment they’re born, bringing them home from hospital, right through to the […]
18th May 2017
How to survive the dreaded family road trip

Four simple rules to surviving a road trip

Road trips are a bit like Marmite. Some people love them, others hate them. On paper, a road trip’s great. A group of friends or a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
6th January 2017
A third of British drivers admit to naming their car, according to new research.

1 in 3 Brits names their car

Have you ever given your car a nickname? Well it seems you’re not alone. Far from it in fact, as around a third of British drivers […]
16th December 2016
69% of family road trips are set to be filled with arguments this Christmas.

Will you be driven to despair this Christmas?

With the festive season on the horizon, UK families will be hitting the road in their droves for Christmas get-togethers. However, the atmosphere is set to […]
17th November 2016
A round-up of affordable Christmas gifts for car enthusiasts and motorists.

Top gear! The best gifts for the petrolhead in your life

From a luxurious heated massage cushions to a build-your-own v8 engine, here’s our round-up of the perfect presents for car fans this Christmas… Sat Nag in-car […]
14th November 2016
A new study suggests that dangerous driving runs in the family.

Bad driver? Blame your parents!

Ever wondered where your bad – and good – habits behind the wheel come from? You can thank mum and dad. So says a new study […]
8th November 2016
Our research found the school run is the most expensive journey for parents.

The taxi of mum and dad

Are you a cabbie to your kids? Ferrying them around from place to place all for free? Our recent study found that the average parent could […]
23rd September 2016
How do you keep your car clean from the kids' mess? You shared some of your top tips.

Your top tips for cleaning the car

It’s been a long journey. The kids have been bickering for hours in the back and they keep asking if you’re there yet. But what do […]
9th September 2016
British manufacturer Young Driver Motor Cars Limited has created a two-seater designed specifically for mini motorists aged between five and 10.

Mini electric car to give young drivers a taste of the road

Christmas may still be a few months away yet, but if you’re looking for something special with which to treat the mini petrolhead in your life […]