MPs push penalty points for not wearing a seatbelt


Drivers should get three penalty points on their licence if they're caught not wearing a seatbelt, a cross-party advisory group has suggested.

Ferrari driver caught speeding: "It goes fast"


Bragging about how fast your car is won't get you out of a speeding fine, but that didn't stop a Ferrari driver in Miami from playing that hand.
Car thefts increased 9% last year

Car thefts increased by 9% last year


The number of car thefts rocketed by nearly 9% in 2018, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Police roll out mobile phone detectors


New technology that can detect drivers who are using the mobile phones while behind the wheel is now being rolled out in the UK.
Insurers call for clampdown on salvaged car loopholes

Insurers call for salvaged car loophole clampdown


Insurers have called for the rules on written-off cars to be changed to prevent unsafe salvaged vehicles entering the used car market.

Gatwick rogue parking boss jailed for 14 months


The boss of a rogue valet parking firm that dumped its clients' cars in fields near Gatwick Airport has been sentenced for 14 months.
Ford introduces key fob with

New anti-keyless theft fob from Ford


Ford has launched a new key fob that the company claims makes its cars impervious to "relay attack" thefts.
Motorist who alerted police to drunk driver is also arrested for being above the limit

Police arrest two drunk drivers in one go


A motorist who helped police detain a drink driving suspect was also arrested for being over the legal alcohol limit.

Tesla rolls out Dog Mode and Sentry Mode


Though it's claimed to improve security, Tesla's Sentry Mode will likely appeal more to fans of the 1968 sci-fi film 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Car thefts up 49% in five years


New data from the Home Office shows 111,999 vehicles were stolen in the UK in the period 2017-18, up 49% in five years.

Driver jailed after filming himself at 180mph


A motorist who filmed himself driving at up to 180mph has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.

Police arrest drunk driver who crashed on M56


Cheshire Police has arrested a motorist who crashed on the M56, after discovering the driver was nearly three times above the drink-drive limit.

Police arrest fake ambulance driver in Wales


South Wales Police have arrested a man after he was caught driving a fake ambulance.