Electric cars could force UK to adopt toll roads as road tax substitute


A new form of road pricing will be needed if the government is serious about banning petrol and diesel cars, a cross-party group of MPs has said.
UK road pavement parking

MPs call for ban on pavement parking


A cross-party group of MPs has called on government to ban drivers from blocking footpaths by parking their cars on the kerb.

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,
Gone in a puff of smoke: UK spot checks on car emissions axed

Gone in a puff of smoke: UK spot checks on car emissions...


A cloud of grey-brown exhaust as a diesel car accelerates, an old car blowing blue oil smoke — sights like these are all too common on Britain’s...