UK driving

18th April 2018
The German brand’s logo combines the Free State of Württemberg and the former capital, Stuttgart

Decoding the hidden meanings behind car logos

When a manufacturer decides on their brand name, it usually gold-seals its identity with a logo. But do you know why Alfa Romeo’s badge depicts a […]
10th April 2018
London’s Met Police have cost the taxpayer £17,589.57 in misfuelling repairs

300 police cars misfuelled in 2017

The frustration of putting the wrong fuel in your motor is a feeling that many motorists share at some point in their driving lifetime, and police […]
6th April 2018
Dacia is a Romanian car manufacturer renowned for well-priced vehicles

Top 10 cheapest cars on the market

Are you on the lookout for a new car but your budget is a bit on the tight side and don’t want to settle for an […]
5th April 2018
One in six respondents claim to have had a near miss after being dazzled by headlights

Are you being blinded by the light?

Almost two out of three motorists say they get repeatedly dazzled by oncoming dipped headlights on a regular basis, a poll by the RAC has revealed. […]
4th April 2018
Slow car sales in 2018 makes shopping for a new car a buyer’s market

New vs old: a buyer’s guide to car shopping

Splashing out on a car is not a decision you should take lightly…what make and model do you want? How much do you want to spend? […]
3rd April 2018
The AA says the easiest way to sell your vehicle is to trade it in or part exchange

How to sell your car in a few easy steps

There are around seven million used cars bought and sold in Britain each year, and many of them change hands through private sales. If you’re thinking […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
29th January 2018
Black cars make up 20.3% of the market

Car colour preferences go over to the dark side

Black is the new black, the latest official figures on car sales show. According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, more than half a […]
22nd January 2018
The AA doesn’t believe car dealerships will die out completely

Car dealerships on track to disappear as vehicle sales move online

Perusing the shiny motors on a car dealership’s forecourt is set to be a thing of the past, with a study of British auto execs suggesting […]
17th January 2018
13% of motorists resolve to switch off their handsets when driving

What are your motoring goals for 2018?

While most people set New Year’s goals to get fit, eat healthier, spend less or be more positive, many of us are looking to improve how […]