UK driving

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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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. […]
8th March 2017
Ann Wisdom and Pat Moss awarded the Coupe des Dames

Celebrating women in motorsport

Off the back of our recent announcement of our venture into motorsport, and the fact that today is International Women’s Day, we’ve put together a list […]
6th March 2017
A car telling terrible jokes? That might drive us mad…

Could your car read your mind? Ford thinks so.

So, how are you? Happy? Stressed? Confused about the prospect of a car knowing how you feel? We totally understand if it’s the last one, after […]
22nd February 2017

UK has third-highest road congestion in Europe

Third place normally isn’t bad. We’d take a bronze medal in Judo any day of the week… mainly because we’ve had no judo training whatsoever. But, […]
17th February 2017
The light-up lollipop has already shown results in early trials

New light-up lollipop invention set to save lives

There is a light and it never goes out. Now, just because there’s no evidence to suggest Morrissey was singing about a future light-up school crossing […]
16th February 2017

Bad driving makes you less attractive – fact!

Forget how you look. Forget trying to be funny. It doesn’t even matter how kind you are. There’s a new golden rule of attraction. It’s how […]
14th February 2017

Why do people love their cars?

It’s February – the month of love. And to celebrate this amorous time of year, we decided to look into why us Brits hold such an […]
13th February 2017
Relationship goals: never needing to lie about an accident

Would you tell your partner if you damaged their car?

You’d never keep something from your partner… would you? A new study from AlloyGator has discovered just how honest UK drivers are. Specifically, how honest drivers […]
10th February 2017
Keep your car clean… or people may not be too fond of you

80% of drivers make passengers follow strict hygiene rules

The first rule of the Car Hygiene Club is… well, you need a clean car obviously… CarGurus have researched the hygiene habits of UK drivers – […]
8th February 2017

Most UK adults ‘uncomfortable’ with driverless cars

2017 looks set to be an exciting year for cars. Electric cars will improve, motorsport will exhilarate and driverless cars may start to gently make their […]
7th February 2017
The increased speeding fines could mean a fine of 150% your weekly wage

Speeding penalties set to rise, don’t be caught out!

Currently, when a motorist is caught driving excessively over the speed limit, they receive a fine that starts at 100% of their weekly income. But with […]
1st February 2017
Happy National Car Insurance Day from 1st CENTRAL!

Let’s celebrate National Car Insurance Day

It’s rare that we ever talk about ourselves on here. We like to keep things topical and talk about the news that matters, whether it’s crucial […]