How to drive in snow safely


As a nation with famously unpredictable weather, Brits have to get used to the idea of suddenly finding themselves driving through snow.
Is it illegal to park on zig-zag lines outside schools?

Zig-zag lines explained


Yellow zig-zag lines on the road are most often seen outside schools, yet many motorists are still unsure as to what they mean.
Nottingham City Council becomes latest to propose car engine idling fine

Drivers face £40 penalty for defrosting


Drivers have been warned that they may face a £40 penalty for idling their cars to defrost windscreens.
Driver caught using laser jammers to avoid speeding tickets

Any fine for 1mph over the speed limit?


Breaking the speed limit doesn't necessarily mean that you'll receive a fine. We explain why.
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The law on parking on private land


Parking on private land in the UK is a contentious issue for drivers and landowners alike. Here we explain the ins and outs.
These are the nation's most hated parking manoeuvres

How to parallel park


Parallel parking can be a daunting manoeuvre, so here’s a guide on how to do it.
Driving advice for Advanced Stop Lines (bike boxes)

Are you allowed to stop your car in bike boxes?


The law on entering an Advanced Stop Lines for drivers and motorcyclists.
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What to do if you hit a parked car


What to do if you hit a parked car - the rules, laws and tips to avoid penalty points, fines and more.
Can you park on single or double yellow lines?

Parking on yellow lines explained


Yellow lines mark the edges of roads where local authorities don't want you to park, but what is the law on the subject?
Snow joke: 10 steps to follow if your car gets stuck in snow

What to do if your car gets stuck in snow


Snow, strong winds, snow drifts and freezing rain can play havoc with the UK’s road network - here's what to do if you get caught out.
Top 10 ways to avoid stress when driving

Top 10 ways to avoid stress when driving


Maybe you're being tailgated too closely. Perhaps you're arguing with a stranger over a parking space. Or you're stuck in traffic on the way to a...