Half of motorists are unaware of this rule – are you one of them?


The DVLA is encouraging more road users to regularly have their eyesight tested, as part of a new safety awareness campaign.
Government considering 'alcolocks' to curb drink-driving offences

Spain could introduce alcohol interlocks


Spain legislators are discussing a road-safety proposal which could see alcohol interlocks introduced on buses and lorries from next year.
Experts worry of inflated petrol prices over lockdown

Petrol is at its most costly in almost a decade


The average price of petrol has hit a record high of 142.94p per litre, breaking the previous record which has stood since April 2012.
Smart motorway roadworks speed limit to increase from 50mph to 60mph

WWF: Public wants 60mph motorway speed limits


Lowering the motorway speed limit to 60mph is among the measures that would be supported by the public in an effort to reduce carbon emissions.
Transport Secretary applies for £50 million lorry parks upgrade to tempt HGV drivers back

£50 million for lorry park upgrades


The Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, has applied for £50 million in funding from the Treasury to upgrade lorry parks.
Smart motorway

Crash at smart motorway while widow visits site


The widow of a man who died on a smart motorway witnessed a motorway crash near the scene of her husband's accident while having her photo taken.
Insulate Britain protestors could be jailed for future M25 protests after new court injunction

Insulate Britain protestors could be jailed


A court injunction has been granted to National Highways against activists from Insulate Britain.
Arrests following fifth M25 protest by Insulate Britain to block the motorway

More arrests in ongoing M25 protests


Police have arrested 23 protestors from the environmental group Insulate Britain following a protest that blocked part of the M25.
Inoperative smart motorway cameras mean motorists go unpunished for driving in closed lanes

British drivers want smart motorways scrapped


Nearly two thirds of drivers believe that variable hard shoulder use in so-called “smart” motorways should be scrapped, according to the RAC.
Mercedes Car-to-X tech

Mercedes connected tech warns drivers of potholes


Mercedes-Benz has developed a new connected car technology that alerts drivers to upcoming potholes or significant bumps in the road ahead.
Bridge strike

Lorry strike to bridge halts Cornwall train


Train services to and from Cornwall have been severely disrupted following an incident in which a Tesco lorry struck a bridge in Plymouth.
M6 Toll motorway booth driver POV

Blair think tank: Bring in pay-as-you-go roads


According to a new report released by the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, a new system of road pricing needs to be introduced in the UK.

Magnetised concrete to charge EVs on move


Magment is a magnetised concrete developed by a German company that could be used to charge EVs as they drive.