Revealed: the most and least frustrating places to drive in Britain


New research claims to have found the places in the UK that are most likely to get on the nerves of British motorists
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Scented candles 'more polluting' than busy roads


New research suggests that a burning a scented candle at home can expose you to more harmful emissions than standing next to a busy road.
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.
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New Jaguar tech 'talks' with traffic lights


Jaguar claims its new system, which prompts drivers when there's a red traffic light ahead, will help reduce journey delays caused by congestion.
Electric cars will clog up our roads over next three decades, says study

Electric cars could clog up our roads, says study


The number of vehicles on British roads could grow by up to 51% over next three decades, according to the DfT.

Road users to be encouraged to use M6 Toll


More road users will be encouraged to use the M6 Toll road at peak times, if new plans are officially given the go-ahead.
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Phone signals used to predict UK traffic flow


Sensors are to be used to track cars’ movements around cities to control traffic lights and cut congestion.

Britain among world’s worst for traffic jams


Britain has been named among the ten most gridlocked countries in the world with motorists spending 31 hours a year stuck in peak-time traffic.
Mini-motorways to ease congestion on busy roads

Mini-motorways to ease congestion on busy roads


A new generation of mini-motorways are to be created across England to combat congestion amid warnings that traffic will rise by more than a thir

Traffic jam cost rises to £9bn a year


Highways chiefs have been ordered to reduce the time taken to reopen motorways after accidents as figures showed that traffic jams cost the econo
UK traffic delays are worst in Europe and getting longer

9m drivers to cause holiday chaos


As school holidays start across the UK and summer staycations get under way, a staggering 9m cars are expected on the roads this weekend
UK traffic delays are worst in Europe and getting longer

UK traffic delays are worst in Europe


Britain’s roads are the most gridlocked in Europe and drivers spend an average of 32 hours a year stuck in traffic, according to research...
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Reader letters: the height of SUVs, cycle superhighways...


Reader letters from the Sunday Times Driving pages, published on February 29.