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...

Drivers in Japan face dementia tests to cut deaths


Japan has introduced traffic rules to stop people with dementia driving, after a series of deaths caused by confused elderly motorists.
Ministers slam brakes on costly speed awareness courses

Ministers slam brakes on anti‑speeding courses


Ministers will launch a crackdown on speed awareness classes after concerns that they do not change drivers’ habits and are a way for police forc
Manchester slams the brakes on new 20mph zones

Manchester slams the brakes on new 20mph zones


Councils were urged to suspend the national introduction of 20mph zones yesterday after research in one of Britain’s biggest cities found...
Promised fines for ‘ghost roadworks’ vanish into thin air

Promised fines for ‘ghost roadworks’ vanish


Utility companies have persuaded ministers to retreat from plans to impose fines on them for abandoning roadworks over the weekend after complain
Nigeria introduces psychiatric evaluation for jumping red lights

Jump a red light . . . you must be insane


To halt an epidemic of amber gamblers in Nigeria’s capital, authorities have taken to carting errant drivers off in ambulances...
Cut drink-drive limit to less than a pint, urge councils

Cut drink-drive limit to less than a pint


The drink-drive limit in England and Wales should be cut to less than a pint of beer or glass of wine to tackle stubbornly high accident rates...
Police giving rogue cyclists an easy ride

Police giving rogue cyclists an easy ride


Police were accused of turning a blind eye to antisocial cyclists last night after a sharp drop in the number of fines issued for jumping red...
Spring Budget 2017: what motorists need to know

Budget 2017: what motorists need to know


Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond announced his 2017 budget this afternoon. As always, there are important consequences for drivers.
Parents risk criminal record over school run

Parents risk criminal record over school run


The harried parents dashing along the pavements of Severn Drive with unruly shoals of children in tow do not look much like criminals...
British roads are worse than Oman’s

British roads are worse than Oman’s and Namibia's


Roads in the UK are in a worse condition than in many other developed nations, even though Britons pay the world’s highest tax on fuel ...
UK traffic delays are worst in Europe and getting longer

UK traffic delays are worst in Europe


Britain’s roads are the most gridlocked in Europe and drivers spend an average of 32 hours a year stuck in traffic, according to research...