Is it illegal to drive barefoot or in flip flops? The laws around driving footwear explained


Here we cover the ins and outs of footwear for driving, what’s legal and what might happen if you don’t wear suitable shoes when driving.
The government is being urged by leading road research experts to reduce the default national speed limit around towns from 30mph to 20mph in order to reduce road deaths and serious injuries.

Government urged to make 20mph default speed limit


One-third of UK roads now have 20mph limit, as urban areas seek to reduce limits to protect vulnerable road users.

One in five Brits unprepared for driving in rain


A significant minority of motorists feel way out of their depth when driving in tricky weather conditions, new research has revealed.
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Millennials have no desire to give up cars


The stereotype of millennials being anti-car is way off point, it seems, as new research shows young people overwhelmingly want their own motor.

The road signs most motorists don't understand


British drivers really struggle when it comes to correctly identifying certain road signs, according to a new study.
Optometrists call for mandatory eye tests for drives every 10 years

Call for mandatory eye tests for drivers


The Association of Optometrists has called for drivers to take mandatory eye tests every 10 years to ensure they're fit to return to the road.

More DAB radio stations available for motorists


Drivers will now have access to more digital radio stations than ever, with a DAB expansion set to benefit up to 4m people.

One in seven drivers jump level crossings


In a survey by Network Rail, 14% of drivers confessed they would ignore the barriers and warning lights at level crossings.
Over a third of motorists lack confidence when driving

More than a third of motorists lack confidence


More than a third of UK drivers admit they feel scared, nervous or uneasy when they’re behind the wheel, a survey by Nissan has found.
Here are the real reasons four out of five drivers are distracted behind the wheel

Real reasons drivers distracted behind wheel


A survey has found most drivers are unfocused when driving — with a quarter of motorists admitting the distractions nearly caused a crash.
Video: Police officer assaulted by motorcyclist in Liverpool, caught on dash cam

Video: Police officer assaulted by motorcyclist


A driver filmed a police officer being assaulted by a motorcyclist in Liverpool. Dash cam footage appears to show the motorcyclist punching...
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You've heard of a “seat of the pants” driving experience; now enthusiast drivers may soon be able to add “heel of the shoe” thrills...
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