‘Dutch Reach’ car door technique to be added to the Highway Code


The 'Dutch Reach' method, which forces drivers to be aware of traffic when they're opening a car door, will be added to the Highway Code.
New study finds many motorists have “shocking” lack of road knowledge

Many drivers have 'shocking' road knowledge


Do you confuse the two seconds rule with two car lengths? If you do, a new survey has suggested you're one of many who get the two mixed up.
Risk of breakdowns caused by pothole damage doubles in 12 years

Risk of pothole damage doubles in 12 years


According to the RAC, over 14,000 call-outs it's received in the last 12 months have been due to breakdowns caused by damage from potholes.

Drivers compensated £12,000 for speed bump damage


UK councils have paid out over £35,000 in compensation to motorists who have had their cars damaged by speed bumps, a new report has discovered.
Electric cars will clog up our roads over next three decades, says study

Electric cars could clog up our roads, says study


The number of vehicles on British roads could grow by up to 51% over next three decades, according to the DfT.
Drive too close to the car in front and risk £100 fine in new clampdown on tailgaters

Tailgaters risk £100 fine in new clampdown


Tailgaters will be fined £100 for driving too close to the car in front as part of a new crackdown on antisocial drivers by police.
The '68' registration plates banned by the DVLA for being too rude

The new registration plates too rude for DVLA


A new batch of registration plates in March and September means a new set of potentially rude letter and number combinations.
Drivers who fail on-the-spot eyesight tests to be banned NOT FINISHED

Drivers who fail eye test face ban


Motorists who fail on-the-spot eye tests will be immediately banned from driving, as part of a new initiative by three UK police forces.
Over a third of motorists lack confidence when driving

More than a third of motorists lack confidence


More than a third of UK drivers admit they feel scared, nervous or uneasy when they’re behind the wheel, a survey by Nissan has found.
Police shut down car sliding sideshow on San Francisco bridge

Police shut down illegal drifting on Bay Bridge


Two cars have been impounded by police in California after being caught doing drifts and doughnuts on a bridge in San Francisco.

UK road bridges safe, says Highway Englands


Highways England has said road bridges in the UK under its watch are safe and reaffirmed its commitment to properly maintaining them.
Multiple car crash completely blocks M25 motorway

Multiple car crash completely blocks M25 motorway


A crash involving multiple cars closed all four lanes of the M25 London Orbital motorway yesterday, bringing traffic to a standstill.
20mph speed limit to be enforced in London's Congestion Charge Zone by 2020

20mph limit in London Congestion Zone by 2020


A 20mph speed limit will soon be enforced in central London, as part of plans to heavily reduce the amount of road deaths in the city.