Coventry e-scooter trial suspended after just five days


Coventry has become the first UK city to suspend its trials of e-scooters, after pedestrians complained that users were misusing the vehicles.
Is brain training the cure to car sickness?

Is brain training the cure for car sickness?


Researchers from the University of Warwick think they’ve found the cure to motion sickness, a condition that a third of people suffer from.
Almost half of under-25s think driving should be on the school curriculum

Four in five Brits support additional driving test


The majority of British motorists are in favour of second practical tests to help improve driving standards, according to a new survey.
Expect 10% rise in school run traffic next week, says AA

Expect 10% rise in school run traffic next week


Nerves over public transport and restrictions on car sharing may lead to jams
'Ugly' electric car charging points get a makeover from children thanks to SEAT and Curpra

'Ugly' charging points get makeover from kids


Almost a third of UK drivers think electric vehicle charging points are eyesores and nearly half don't want them installed on their own street.
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The AA warns of back-to-school jams


Pop-up cycle lanes and wider pavements could cause ‘localised gridlock’ if parents chose to drive, warns the AA.
TV presenter Maddie Moate highlights 'scary' electric car charging locations

TV presenter highlights 'scary' EV charging


BAFTA-winning TV presenter and electric vehicle advocate Maddie Moate has raised the issue of EV charging points in “intimidating” locations.
Government to announce seven new smart motorways

Government to announce seven new smart motorways


Seven more controversial smart motorways will be announced today as the government reveals a specialist unit to accelerate road upgrades.
Thousands lay asleep on Okinawan roads last year

Thousands lay asleep on Okinawan roads last year


Okinawa, the smallest island that makes up Japan, is experiencing an epidemic of people lying down to sleep on its roads.
UK government takes another step towards legalising autonomous driving

Government launches lane-keeping call for evidence


The government has published a call for evidence on lane-keeping technology, a step forward in the UK’s legal acceptance of autonomous driving.
Number of global charging plugs hits one million

Number of global charging points hits one million


The number of publicly available charging plugs around the world has hit a million, having doubled in just three years.
Research calls for long-haul e-highways for motorways and A-roads

Motorways could get power lines for EV lorries


A government-backed study has recommended that slow lanes on motorways should be transformed into “e-highways” for lorries.
Half of £75m fund to lower motorway pollution has gone unspent

Half of motorway anti-pollution fund goes unspent


Almost half of a £75m fund intended to bring down the levels of pollution on the UK’s motorways has gone unspent, an official review has found.