Rise in rural crime leads to spike in Land Rover Defender thefts


A rise in rural crime has seen thefts of Land Rover Defenders increase by more than a third in just a year.
BMW X5 is most clocked car, says research

BMW X5 is most clocked car, says research


It’s a car commonly associated with the police, but somewhat ironically, the BMW X5 is the most commonly clocked car, according to new research.
New drink driving laws in Canada are “appealing” says charity

Decriminalising drink driving is 'appealing'


A road safety charity has said that the idea of the UK adopting a Canadian province’s new system for punishing drink driving is "appealing".
Research shows extent of lockdown speeding

Driver caught doing 151mph on M62 during lockdown


New data obtained by the RAC shows the extent that dangerous drivers have used empty roads for extreme speeding during lockdown.
Driver films himself speeding at 201mph

Driver films himself speeding at 201mph


Police have confirmed an investigation has been launched into a video of a man filming himself speeding at over 200mph.
Average of 30 new drivers per day banned last year

Thirty new drivers per day were banned last year


Over 11,000 drivers per day were banned from driving last year, within two years of passing their driving test.
Man chases truck thief down in family helicopter

Man chases down truck thief with family helicopter


A thief found himself being pursued by a helicopter after stealing a truck from a petrol station in Eastern Canada.
Carlos Ghosn arrested and fired by Nissan

Ghosn in first press call since fleeing Japan


Former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has held an extraordinary press conference in which he attempted to clear his name.
Car thefts increased 9% last year

Car thefts increased by 9% last year


The number of car thefts rocketed by nearly 9% in 2018, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Car thefts up 49% in five years


New data from the Home Office shows 111,999 vehicles were stolen in the UK in the period 2017-18, up 49% in five years.

Video: Motorist drives into cyclist "deliberately"


Surrey Police has launched a public appeal to help track down those responsible for deliberately driving into a cyclist in Epsom.
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The Met use "tactical contact" against bike gangs


Thanks to new strategies such as "tactical contact", Scotland Yard says motorbike crimes in London have fallen like-for-like by 36%.

Met Police only solved 3% of scooter crimes


The Met Police weren't able to solve 97% of crimes by scooter riders — despite the force increasing its capacity to tackle these incidents.