Chancellor suggests fuel duty rate may rise for first time since 2010


Britain's fuel duty tax rate could soon be raised for the first time in nearly a decade, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has suggested.
Smart motorway roadworks speed limit to increase from 50mph to 60mph

Motorway works speed limit to increase to 60mph


The speed limit through smart motorway roadworks will be increased from 50mph to 60mph as part of a number of updates planned by Highways England
Motorists to be paid up to £3,000 to give up cars

Motorists to be paid up to £3,000 to give up cars


Private vehicle owners in Coventry will be given as much as £3,000 in exchange for surrendering their car and switching to public transport.

Electric scooters could soon be road legal in UK


Road legal electric micro-scooters are one part of a new plan to keep Britain "at the heart of the next mobility revolution".
New regulations put an end to rogue parking fines

New regulations put an end to rogue parking fines


The days of extortionate parking fines on private land could be a thing of the past after a government clampdown on rogue car park owners.

Basildon cuts speed to improve air quality


Basildon Council is seeking to restrict a five-mile stretch of the A127 to 50mph, to help bring local air quality levels to within legal limits.
Pothole damage doubles in a decade, according to RAC

Government to clamp down on bodged roadworks


Road repairers could be held more accountable for shoddy road repairs under plans put forward by the Department for Transport (DfT).

Bring on long-range speed cameras, say motorists


The majority of motorists are in favour of the police adopting long-range speed cameras, a new survey has found. 
Not fare: how Uber drivers gang up to exploit passengers

Taxi drivers fight London congestion charge plans


London's private hire taxi drivers, including those who drive Uber cabs, are launching legal action against the Mayor on the grounds of racial...
One in five drivers hasn't read Highway Code in a decade

One in five hasn't read Highway Code in 10 years


A large number of British motorists have admitted they haven't brushed up on their Highway Code knowledge for at least a decade.
UK Government commits £23m to pothole prevention

UK Government commits £23m to pothole prevention


The Department for Transport will invest £23m in research and trial initiatives at aim to prevent potholes from forming in UK roads.

Take cycle training for car insurance discount


UK motorists could earn themselves a car insurance discount by taking a cycle awareness course, the Department for Transport (DfT) has said.
Autonomous cars could be allowed to break the speed limit

Autonomous cars could be allowed to speed


The Law Commission is investigating whether future laws should allow self-driving cars to break the speed limit under certain circumstances.