Compulsory helmets and hi-vis vests under review for all cyclists on British roads


Cyclists could be made to wear helmets and high-visibility vests for the first time in a review of bike safety.
Video: Nigel Mansell and Tim Shallcross from IAM Roadsmart's winter driving tips

Video: Nigel Mansell's winter driving tips


Nigel Mansell, 1992 Formula One World Champion, knows a thing or two about car control. Here he talks safe driving in winter.
Phillip Hammond budget 2017: implications and details for drivers - diesel, fuel duty, driverless cars, road tax and more

Budget 2017: everything drivers need to know


The chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, has announced the government’s 2017 Budget. Here's what you need to know.
Drivers handed penalty notice every 2.5 seconds

Drivers handed penalty notice every 2.5 seconds


Almost 12m drivers receive a penalty notice every year, the equivalent of one every 2.5 seconds, as the number of fixed cameras increases.
Jeremy Clarkson: ban buses or bicycles to reduce road deaths

Jeremy Clarkson: ban buses or bicycles


Jeremy Clarkson has proposed banning either buses or bicycles in order to reduce the number of deaths and injuries on Britain's roads.
UK traffic delays are worst in Europe and getting longer

9m drivers to cause holiday chaos


As school holidays start across the UK and summer staycations get under way, a staggering 9m cars are expected on the roads this weekend
Undercover police ride bicycles and don Lycra to catch dangerous drivers

Undercover police ride bicycles to catch drivers


Police swapped panda cars for bicycles and uniforms for Lycra to catch motorists who drive dangerously close when overtaking cyclists.
London pay-per-mile road charging proposal

Drivers in London face first pay-per-mile charge


Drivers in London could face a pay-per-mile road charge, as proposals are considered to cut the level of harmful air pollution and congestion wit
Cyclist Chris Froome rammed by hit-and-run driver

Cyclist Chris Froome "rammed" in hit-and-run


Chris Froome, the three-time Tour de France winner, has been knocked off his bicycle by a hit-and-run driver in the south of France.
What you need to know about government diesel scrappage and nitrogen dioxide reduction

Proposed diesel scrappage and NO2 reduction plans


The Department for Environment & Rural Affairs has published a consultation document outlining the government's proposals for reducing...
Council’s £10,000 bill after pothole sidelines Ferrari

Ferrari + pothole = £10,000 bill for council


A Ferrari owner has been awarded £10,000 from a council after a pothole that would have cost just £53 to repair damaged his “pride and joy”.
Skid risk grows on the UK’s crumbling roads

Skid risk grows on UK’s crumbling roads


Motorists risk skidding on a quarter of roads because of an alarming deterioration in the highways network
Neighbours rack up six figure legal bills in parking space dispute

Neighbours go to court over parking spaces


A “trivial” row over parking spaces has torn apart a millionaires’ community and led to six-figure legal bills, a court has been told...