Reader Letters: Red lights, traffic calming, driving in France, diesel dongles and a cardinal rule


"Jim Murray asks why he shouldn’t drive through an empty pelican crossing on red. One reason would be that..."
Reader Letters: Welsh road signs, road tax truths, cycling clothing, driverless cars and trusting the politicians

Reader Letters: Tax truths and signage goofs


We have recently moved to Wales, where the road signs are in two languages. It can be very difficult to pick up where the English text starts...
Check if your car is affected by the London T-charge and Ultra Low Emission Zone

Check if your car is affected by the T-charge


There are big changes looming on the road for drivers who want to visit central London by car, as authorities grapple with poor air quality that
Reader Letters: New road tax, diesel riddle, headlight flashing, priorité à droit, Smart cars, red lights, plastic Clarkson and potholes

Reader Letters: New road tax and a diesel riddle


"It is disingenuous of the government to pretend that its revision to vehicle tax has a green element..."
The Fixer: My Nissan Navara pick-up snapped in half

The Fixer: My Nissan Navara snapped in half


A Nissan Navara owner has described his horror at the moment he was told his pick-up truck had snapped in two...
Reader Letters: Driverless car challenge and flashing bike lights

Reader Letters: Driverless issue and bike lights


In future cities populated with driverless cars, imagine the battle for right of way once pranksters, daredevils and eventually all cyclists...
What are the new car tax rules in the UK?

What are the new car tax rules?


From tomorrow, the rules on road tax for new cars will change dramatically, partly in order to increase funds coming into the Treasury.
Reader Letters: Bad diesel advice and not seeing the light

Reader Letters: Bad diesel advice


Roger Blackman is unsympathetic towards diesel owners and says a little research would have revealed why the diesel engine should be confined...
Reader Letters: Cabin smells, brake fluid changes, peanut power, clean diesel and Italian points

Reader Letters: Cabin smells and peanut power


Years ago I used to get a lift from a man with a Rolls-Royce of the same period as James May’s. It too had an unusual scent inside...
Car Clinic: My Nissan X-Trail will not shift into seventh gear

Car Clinic: My X-Trail won't shift into seventh


My 2015 Nissan X-Trail will not shift into seventh gear in automatic mode, which I think is reducing the fuel economy. Why?
Reader Letters: Clarkson's Ateca attack, engineering complexity and dirty diesel

Reader Letters: Ateca attack and dirty diesel


"Jeremy Clarkson’s review of the Seat Ateca showed a total absence of objectivity..."
Car Clinic: How can I add aftermarket high-intensity lights to my car?

Car Clinic: How can I add high-intensity lights?


Q. How can I add high-intensity lights to my Ford Mondeo?
Reader Letters: Ateca wine, boiling brake fluid, auto headlights and NSX

Reader Letters: Ateca wine and boiling brake fluid


“Nobody wants an Ateca in their life,” says Jeremy Clarkson in his review of the new Seat. He should try a bottle of Bodegas Ateca’s old vines...