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.
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...
Call for new driving curbs after toddler’s death

Elderly driver killed girl, 3, on crossing


A pensioner has admitted causing the death of a three-year-old girl by dangerous driving as she walked across a pelican crossing.
I killed a student with my car, Green Party leader admits

Greens' leader: I killed a student with my car


The co-leader of the Green Party admitted last night that he killed a man while driving when he was aged 17.
Six points and £200 fine for using mobile phones behind the wheel from today

Six points for using mobile phones illegally


Penalties and fines for those using their mobile phone illegally when driving will be doubled to six points and £200 respectively from today...
Police call for witnesses after West Midlands hit and run

Police call for witnesses after hit and run


Police have released security camera footage of the moment that a BMW swerved on to the pavement and hit a girl aged 17...
Karla Roman, an architect, was knocked down by a coach in east London

Cyclist crushed by coach in day of death on roads


Two cyclists and a pedestrian were killed in three accidents within a few hours, prompting renewed calls to improve safety on the roads.
Driverless cars make human motorists take more chances

Driverless cars make human motorists take chances


An increase in the number of driverless cars on the road is likely to promote risky behaviour among human motorists, according to research.
Me and My Motor: Levison Wood, explorer, picks a comfy ride for his next trek

Me and My Motor: Levison Wood, explorer


Levison Wood was the first person to walk the full length of the Nile, a journey that became a documentary series on Channel 4...
Spectator dies after Monte Carlo Rally WRC crash

Spectator dies after Monte Carlo Rally WRC crash


A spectator has died after he was struck by a car competing in Rallye Monte Carlo, the first round of the World Rally Championship (WRC), organis
Budweiser says 'don't be a pillock', offers free Uber rides to Christmas Eve drinkers

Budweiser offers free Uber rides on Christmas Eve


Budweiser is offering a free ride home on Christmas Eve to customers of Uber, the app-based taxi firm, as part of its Get Home Safe campaign...
Lack of sleep makes drivers as dangerous as drunks

Lack of sleep makes drivers as dangerous as drunks


Drivers who lose one or two hours of sleep the night before taking to the road face double the normal risk of crashing their cars.