Drink-drive deaths at highest level since 2009


New figures show the numbers of people killed or seriously injured in drink-drive accidents have risen to their highest levels since 2009,
More than one-in-20 drivers in Britain has points on their licence

UK drivers have 10.6m points on their licences


Many British motorists have at some point recently been busted for breaking traffic laws, according to analysis of driving licence data.
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Drivers with anxiety can now apply for Blue Badges


Motorists with non-visible ailments including arthritis, autism and anxiety are now eligible for a disabled driver blue badge.
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Video: 'Idiot' driver banned after lorry crash


A Seat Ibiza driver has been disqualified for a reckless overtaking move that caused a crash on a busy road in the East Midlands.
Pothole UK residential road

Councils spent £2bn on road repairs in two years


UK councils have spent nearly £2bn on road repairs since 2017 — and a further £4.2m compensating residents for pot hole damage to their vehicles.

Ban drivers from using hands-free phones, MPs say


A cross-party group of MPs has said drivers should be banned from using hands-free mobile phones when they're behind the wheel on safety grounds,
What Brexit means for driving in Europe

Two thirds of Brits can't recognise EU road signs


New research suggests most could do with brushing up on their continental driving rules.
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Audi's newest electric model is a 12mph scooter


The German car maker Audi revealed an unlikely new addition to its growing range of pure-electric "e-tron" models: an electric micro-scooter.

Motorway breakdowns rise by 20% in five years


The number of car breakdowns on UK motorways has risen by nearly 20% since 2014, according to new figures released by Highways England.
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Town 20mph speed limit 'essential' say campaigners


Several transport and travel charities in Britain have joined forces to lobby for a default 20mph speed limit in built-up areas across England.
Government considering 'alcolocks' to curb drink-driving offences

'Alcolocks' being considered to curb drink-driving


The Department for Transport is considering using alcohol ignition interlocks, or 'alcolocks', to help rehabilitate drink-driving offenders.

Charging points to take pay as you go card payment


The days of standing in the rain trying to subscribe to an electric car charging service, downloading an app and linking it to a specific.