Van thefts in the UK rise by nearly 50% in four years


According to figures sourced from UK police forces, there has been a spike in van thefts across the country over the last four years.

New cameras clobber phone-using drivers


Cameras that are specifically designed to catch drivers using mobile phones will soon be launched in New South Wales in Australia.
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Seven out of 10 motorists uninsured on test drives


Though millions of Brits buy used cars every year, many of them could be making a massive mistake when taking second-hand motors out for a spin.

Drink-drive deaths at highest level since 2009


New figures show the numbers of people killed or seriously injured in drink-drive accidents have risen to their highest levels since 2009,
More than one-in-20 drivers in Britain has points on their licence

UK drivers have 10.6m points on their licences


Many British motorists have at some point recently been busted for breaking traffic laws, according to analysis of driving licence data.
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Steve Coogan swerves driving ban to film TV series


The actor has managed to more than halve his driving ban, after arguing a longer punishment would force him to stop filming a new comedy series.

Ban drivers from using hands-free phones, MPs say


A cross-party group of MPs has said drivers should be banned from using hands-free mobile phones when they're behind the wheel on safety grounds,
Government considering 'alcolocks' to curb drink-driving offences

'Alcolocks' being considered to curb drink-driving


The Department for Transport is considering using alcohol ignition interlocks, or 'alcolocks', to help rehabilitate drink-driving offenders.

Get points for not wearing seatbelts, MPs suggest


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.