More than four-fifths of drivers can't stick to a 20mph speed limit

Four-fifths of drivers can't stick to 20mph limit


An overwhelming majority of British drivers struggle to stick to 20mph speed limits, according to new speed compliance figures for 2018.

Highways England braces for surge in breakdowns


Highways England is estimating up to 50,000 cars could require roadside assistance on UK motorways over the next 10 weeks.

Decade-old tyres could be banned from next year


Road tyres that are 10 years or older could soon be outlawed from UK roads, if proposed legislation is given the green light.
Volvo claims it's made the world's first fully autonomous production car

Volvo, Uber claim first fully autonomous car


Volvo says it's made the first fully self-driving production car — though it's not ready to go on sale just yet.
Maryland Police pull over 500 trucks in single day for safety inspections

Police inspect 500 trucks in single day


More than 100 lorries were taken out of service in a single day by Maryland State Police, in an effort to remove unsafe and unfit...
London ULEZ roll-out sees polluting car numbers fall by a quarter

Polluting car numbers in London fall by 25%


The first report since the introduction of London's Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) shows a 13.9% increase in the number of compliant vehicles en
Smart motorway roadworks speed limit to increase from 50mph to 60mph

Drivers risk £100 fine for ignoring motorway signs


By autumn 2019, police forces will be able to use cameras to catch and penalise drivers who illegally drive down closed lanes on smart motorways.
Highways England has its eyes set on autonomous dump trucks

Highways England trials self-driving dump trucks


Highways England has begun field trials of a self-driving dump truck at the construction of a new bypass in Cambridgeshire.

Less than half of learners pass tougher theory


Pass rates for car theory tests are 25 percentage points lower than they were in 2007, statistics from the Department for Transport have shown.
New higher grade biofuel risks damaging hundreds of thousands of cars

Chancellor suggests fuel duty rate could soon rise


Britain's fuel duty tax rate could soon be raised for the first time in nearly a decade, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has suggested.
Smart motorway roadworks speed limit to increase from 50mph to 60mph

Motorway works speed limit to increase to 60mph


The speed limit through smart motorway roadworks will be increased from 50mph to 60mph as part of a number of updates planned by Highways England
Motorists to be paid up to £3,000 to give up cars

Motorists to be paid up to £3,000 to give up cars


Private vehicle owners in Coventry will be given as much as £3,000 in exchange for surrendering their car and switching to public transport.