Reader Letters: Short-changed on insurance, apparently faulty cars, false advertising, plug-in economy, diesel and confusing road signs


My Audi allroad finally died after 250,000 miles and I replaced it with a year-old biturbo version. Calling my insurance broker to switch my..."
Sunday Times Driving Letters - Jeremy Clarkson VW Arteon review

Reader Letters: Badge bias, driverless dilemmas an


Reader Letters: Badge bias, driverless dilemmas and a Ferrari competition
Driver escapes £130 parking penalty for answering call of nature

Driver escapes fine for answering call of nature


A motorist in his eighties had a parking penalty ripped up after arguing that he had the right to park illegally to answer the call of nature.
Reader Letters: The joy of bikes, electric steering, supporting UK car industry, autonomous car and broken indicators

Reader Letters: Bike joy and electric steering


My wife’s Hyundai i10 returns about 40mpg and costs £30 a year in road tax. My Triumph Tiger Sport motorcycle returns 58mpg but costs £85 a year.
Time to ditch diesel? Comparing the costs of driving a hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric car

Time to ditch diesel? See the cost of alternatives


In little more than 20 years, the government hopes the rattle of diesel and roar of petrol-powered cars will fall silent. It wants drivers to kic
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Buying Guide: best new cars with 0% finance deals


Buying a car on finance is an appealing proposition. You don't have to save up to afford a car, or spend what savings you may already have, leavi
Driving advice for Advanced Stop Lines (bike boxes)

Are you allowed to stop your car in bike boxes?


Drivers and cyclists might call them ‘bike boxes’ but the Advanced Stop Lines that were imported from Denmark and have sprung up at traffic light
Haynes How-To: change an engine's air filter

Haynes How-To: change an engine's air filter


An engine’s air filter is rather a person’s lungs. Without the filter, your car can’t run properly and may incur serious damage.
Haynes How-To: change front brake pads

Haynes How-To: change front brake pads


Drivers rarely give much thought to their car’s braking system. Yet it is one of the most important safety features of any car.
Booze cruise: why it's rarely safe to drive the morning after drinking alcohol

Booze cruise: driving the morning after alcohol


Tis the season to be jolly. But things may not be so jolly for drivers who drive the morning after the night before, without having checked wheth
Haynes how to change a spark plug guide

Haynes How-To: change a spark plug


Spark plugs are used in petrol engines as a source of ignition. An electrical spark ignites the fuel, which forces the piston along the cylinder.
Reader Letters: Princess Anne’s Scimitar, wide cars, autonomous vehicles and taxing motorcycles

Reader Letters: The Princess's Scimitar, wide cars


In Jeremy Clarkson’s review of the Ferrari GTC4Lusso, he praised three-door sports estates, saying that Princess Anne “had” one. Make that “has”.
Guide to the driving test changes for 2018

Guide to the new UK driving test for 2018


Changes to the driving test that are designed to reflect the digital age and increase the amount of time learner spend driving without guidance c