Price of rapid charging electric vehicles has jumped 21% in eight months


The average cost of topping up an electric car’s battery using a public rapid charger has increased by more than a fifth in the past eight months
Drug-driving arrests up 50%, continuing six-year trend

Drug-driving arrests up 50%


Drug-driving prosecutions in the UK hit a record high in 2021 after six consecutive years of rises.
Me and My Motor: Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg

Rees-Mogg: 20mph limits 'ridiculous'


The minister for Brexit opportunities and government efficiency, Jacob Rees-Mogg, has branded 20mph speed limits “ridiculous”.
Current and upcoming pure-electric car guide (updated)

UK public electric car chargers passes 30,000


The number of public EV charge points surpasses 30,000, with 7,500 being added in the last twelve months.
Jaguar Land Rover to open self-driving 'smart city hub' in Ireland

Law change to allow movies in self-driving cars


Proposed Highway Code changes will pave the way for self-driving cars on UK roads by 2025, including the ability to watch movie on the move.
CMA: UK needs ten times more electric car charging points by 2030

Government aims for 10x charging points by 2030


The Department for Transport has announced funding of £500m to further expand and develop the UK’s public EV charging infrastructure.
M6 Toll motorway booth driver POV

Fuel duty cut makes road pricing 'more urgent'


The introduction of pay-per-mile road pricing or toll roads has become more urgent with the government cutting fuel duty.
One in five drivers still using mobiles at wheel — but it could lead to disqualification

Police catch 173 drivers in mobile phone clampdown


Police in Surrey and Sussex say they stopped 173 drivers on the M25 in one week, including 105 motorists who were illegally using a mobile phone,
More disruption on UK roads as new storms follow Eunice and Franklin

Storms cause more havoc on UK roads


The Met Office is warning drivers to slow down and be extra vigilant as more severe weather may be on the way.
Lamborghini driver baffled after being charged 15 times for entering London Congestion Charge zone, despite images proving it wasn’t his car

Driver wrongly charged 15 times for London CC


A motorist from Nottingham was charged 15 times for entering the London Congestion Charge zone despite being nowhere near the capital.
Unfilled pothole

Eleven million potholes to go unfilled due to cuts


More than 11 million potholes are set to go unfilled following council budget cuts due to go into effect from April.
Dodgy parking operators who fine the dead face ban

Private parking fines to be capped at £50


The majority of private fines are to be capped at £50 in England, Scotland and Wales under a new parking code of practice.