Car thefts up 49% in five years following advent of keyless-entry technology


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.
Lamborghinis and Porsches crushed in crackdown on crime in Philippines

Exotic Lamborghini and Porsche sports cars crushed


This is the moment 68 luxury cars and motorbikes were crushed by a bulldozer, following a crackdown on corruption in the Philippines.
This is not a moped

This is not a moped


Recent news reports about "moped gangs" suggests there is some confusion about the definition of moped.
One million drivers may have fake car insurance as ghost brokers take hold

Up to a million drivers may have fake insurance


A crackdown on easy credit is claimed to have led up to one million drivers to take out illegitimate car insurance.
Furious man set fire to wife's car after she told him to slow down

Furious man set fire to wife's car


Talk about incandescent with rage: a man has been jailed for setting fire to his wife's Nissan Qashqai after she criticised his driving.
Saturday Night Takeway presenter Ant McPartlin pleads guilty to drink driving

Ant McPartlin fined £86,000 for drink driving


TV presenter Ant McPartlin has pleaded guilty to drink driving at Wimbledon Magistrates Court today.
'Corsa Cannibals': Vauxhall hatchbacks are being stripped of bodywork by vandals

'Corsa Cannibals': Vauxhalls stripped by vandals


In the 1980s it was VW badges but car vandals today are taking much more substantial — and noticeable — trophies from cars, it seems: entire sect
Watch as vandal sets fire to red-light camera

Watch as vandal sets fire to red-light camera


A helmet-wearing vandal has been caught setting fire to a traffic camera in Windsor, a suburb of Melbourne, on April 2.
Rapist taxi driver John Worboys to remain in prison after release decision overturned

Rapist taxi driver Worboys to remain in prison


The decision to release from prison a London taxi driver who was convicted of the rape and sexual assault of his passengers has been quashed...
Killer driver had never passed a test

Killer driver had never passed a test


A motorist who drove for decades even though he had never passed a test and had no licence has been found guilty of killing a woman...