Motorway breakdowns in Britain rise by a fifth 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.

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.
Risk of breakdowns caused by pothole damage doubles in 12 years

Risk of pothole damage doubles in 12 years


According to the RAC, over 14,000 call-outs it's received in the last 12 months have been due to breakdowns caused by damage from potholes.
Men in 4x4 stuck in mud made farewell videos as crocodiles circled

Men in 4x4 stuck in mud as crocs circled


Two men who clung to the roof of their stranded car for five days in northwestern Australia as large crocodiles circled them recorded farewell...
How to change a car wheel, step-by-step

Haynes How-To: change a car wheel


A puncture, pothole or unforgiving kerb can strike at any time. More often than not, however, it will be when it’s dark, raining and you’re nowhe
Reader Letters: electric car charging standards and towing, M42 refuge, handbrakes on automatics and comfy seats

Reader Letters: electric car charging standards an


"We are charging ahead with electric cars without the necessary planning. The government needs to step in and introduce a fast-charging standard"
Pothole damage doubles in a decade, according to RAC

Pothole damage doubles in a decade, according to RAC


Pothole damage continues to have British drivers shuddering, after the RAC revealed that rescue call outs hit a 10 year high for damage caused by...
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New gadget from the AA warns of breakdowns before they...


Has the hard shoulder had its day? The AA, Britain’s biggest breakdown service, is set to offer its members a new gadget that will predict when...