Nine of the top 10 UK locations for car theft are in London


The top 20 locations in the UK for car theft have been revealed in a new survey, and it’s not good news for motorists living in London.
Catalytic converter thefts doubled in a year as precious metal values soar

Catalytic converter thefts doubled in a year


The number of catalytic converter thefts from cars in England, Wales and Northern Ireland more than doubled last year, according to new research.
Farmer destroys vehicle blocking his gate

Farmer destroys vehicle blocking his gate


A Teeside farmer has been accused of using his equipment to destroy a Vauxhall that was blocking his driveway.
Lorry driver caught eating lasagne with knife and fork on motorway

Lorry driver caught eating lasagne on motorway


A lorry driver who ate lasagne with a knife and fork on a motorway has been caught as part of a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) aided police crackdown.
Courts are too lenient on dangerous drivers, says police chief

Police chief: courts too lenient on speeders


A police chief has told The Sunday Times that dangerous drivers should be afforded no more leniency in court than those involved in knife crime.
Lorry driver killed father of two after placing bets at the wheel

Lorry driver killed man after placing bet on 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.