UK Driving

21st September 2018
Image Caption Wider cars find it harder to navigate every day roads

Is your car too fat for day to day driving?

The country’s most popular cars are getting wider and wider – and some of them are now too ‘fat’ to fit down certain roads, leading to […]
18th September 2018

‘Ghost Brokers’ target students in car insurance scams

Fraud specialists are warning students not to be caught out by so-called ‘Ghost Brokers’ selling fake car insurance. New figures from Action Fraud show that motorists […]
11th September 2018
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Fuel prices hit four-and-a-half year high

Drivers in the UK face the highest fuel prices since 2014 when they fill up at the forecourt, new figures suggest. The data also shows the […]
4th September 2018
Thousands of cars are not compatible with E10 biofuel

Thousands of popular family cars won’t be able to use new ‘green’ fuel

Over half a million cars in the UK won’t be able to use the new ‘eco-friendly’ E10 fuel planned for introduction to forecourts across the country. […]
4th September 2018
If you’re buying a new car get clued up on the new number plates

The ultimate guide to new registration plates

It’s that time of the year again! New registration plates were launched in the UK on 1st September, meaning some of you will soon be driving […]
15th August 2018
Most British drivers would be too ashamed of their cars to offer lifts to their dates

Are you ashamed of your messy motor?

People could be damaging their own love lives because they’re ashamed of how messy their cars are, a revealing new survey suggests. Research by car cleaning […]
6th August 2018
Three fuel pumps on sunny fuel station forecourt.

Drivers suffer with ‘roller coaster’ fuel prices

Drivers across the UK were punished at the pumps last month, as new analysis shows the cost of fuel rose again during July. The RAC figures […]
2nd August 2018
A sign showing for a parking bay that is reserved for holders of disabled badges only.

Drivers with ‘hidden disabilities’ eligible for blue badges

People living with ‘hidden disabilities’ will soon be able to apply for blue badge parking permits. From next year, drivers with non-physical illnesses such as autism […]
26th July 2018
The North Coast 500 will take you breath away with its beautiful scenery

The Great British Road Trip: Our top five

This summer has been one to remember, and one we quite frankly don’t want to forget. It’s been compared to the summer of ‘76, or as […]
23rd July 2018
Do you know what to do if you've had a car accident?

What to do if you’re in a car accident

Being in a car accident is not fun, in fact, it’s actually quite horrible, but unfortunately they do happen and it’s important to know what to […]
10th July 2018
Janet Smith found nails on the cul-de-sac in Highbridge, Somerset

School run drivers ‘targeted with nails’

Parents dropping off their kids at a Somerset primary school are being targeted by nails stuck to the road, a local grandmother has claimed. Janet Smith, […]
20th June 2018
Image Caption The M6 is one of Britain’s most dangerous roads

Revealed: Britain’s most dangerous roads

The most dangerous roads in Britain have been revealed in a survey, with some surprising results. The M6 and the A8(M) are the most dangerous stretches […]
13th June 2018
Fuel prices are finally starting to fall

Asda cuts fuel prices as cost criticism grows

Asda has become the first retailer to cut its fuel prices this week, following growing calls that not enough is being done to pass on savings […]
11th June 2018
Skoda’s famous 60-second commercial is reported to have cost £500,000 to produce

The world’s most iconic car TV ads

The main feat of advertising is to create something so gripping and memorable, it stays in your mind for decades. Here’s a round-up of car commercials […]
28th May 2018
Navigating the minefield of hiring a car aborad

A handy guide to hiring a car abroad

Overseas holidays are a great opportunity to explore new lands, embrace new cultures, and hit new roads. But hiring a car in a foreign country isn’t […]
11th May 2018
Plan stops along the way to refuel and recharge away from the motorway, as impromptu stops at service stations could end up costing you

How to plan a road trip on a budget

Whether it’s a family break, weekend away with friends or day trip with a special someone, road trips are fun and don’t need to break the […]
2nd May 2018
Bhavesh Patel was travelling between junctions 8 and 9 near Hemel Hempstead.

Tesla driver banned from driving…

A moronic driver who decided to climb into the passenger seat after putting his car on autopilot has been banned from driving. Bhavesh Patel, 39, has […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]