Lorry driver killed father of two after placing bet on his phone


A lorry driver has been jailed for seven years after killing a father of two by crashing into their car moments after placing a bet.
Van rental checks introduced to prevent terrorist attacks

New van rental checks to prevent terrorist attacks


New guidance designed to prevent terrorist attacks using vans and other commercial vehicles has been introduced today.
Littering motorists to be caught on camera as instances rise

New cameras to catch littering motorists


Drivers could be fined up to £120 for dropping rubbish out of their cars after new camera technology is installed.
Government told current drink-driving laws are

Drink-driving laws "no longer adequate"


A report funded by the Department for Transport has found that the drink-driving limit should be lowered by more than a third.
Brits will escape some speeding fines in the EU due to Brexit

British drivers may escape EU speeding fines


British drivers may evade some speeding fines incurred in EU countries following Brexit, after a European Union directive requiring the cross-bor
Ford Fiesta crashes into Lamborghini Aventador SV and flees scene

Ford Fiesta crashes into £500,000 Lamborghini


A video uploaded to Instagram shows a Ford Fiesta crashing into the back of a Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster before fleeing the scene.
Film director may have caused crash after being distracted by bag of Frazzles

Careless driver was "distracted by Frazzles"


A director renowned for his documentaries is suspected to have caused a serious collision in Hampshire after being distracted by a bag of crisps.
Coronavirus: speeding increased by up to 7% during first lockdown

Speeding increased by 7% during covid lockdown


New government statistics show that speeding increased by 7% during the first coronavirus lockdown.
Carlos Ghosn, disgraced ex-Nissan chief, speaks to the Sunday Times Magazine

Sunday Times lands exclusive with fugitive Ghosn


Carlos Ghosn, former boss of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance and international fugitive, has been interviewed in a world exclusive.
Revolutionary website makes sending police dangerous driving dash cam footage a doddle

Drug boss convicted using his own car's dashcam


The leader of a Hertfordshire drug smuggling ring has been jailed after the dashcam on his car recorded the distribution of Class A substances.
One in five young drivers video call behind the wheel

One in five young drivers video call at the wheel


A new study has found that almost one in five (18%) of drivers aged 17-24 admit to taking part in video calls while behind the wheel of a car. 
Rise in rural crime leads to spike in Land Rover Defender thefts

Rise in rural crime leads to Defender thefts


A rise in rural crime has seen thefts of Land Rover Defenders increase by more than a third in just a year.
Speed cameras used for revenue, watchdog finds

Speed cameras used for revenue, watchdog finds


A police watchdog has found that some speed cameras are being used as a means of making money rather than as a safety tool.