Four in five Brits support additional driving tests for licence-holders


The majority of British motorists are in favour of second practical tests to help improve driving standards, according to a new survey.
Learner drivers battle to book tests post-lockdown with six-hour online queues

Learners in eight-hour queue to book driving tests


More than 230,000 learner drivers in England and Wales faced queues of up to six hours to book driving tests today as the DVSA website reopened.
Those who pass driving test first time are safest drivers, says study

Those who pass driving test first time are safest


New research has settled the debate about whether or not the best drivers actually pass first time.
What to do if your car is due an MOT during the coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus: Can I still get my car MOT'd


Travel is now only permitted in certain circumstances due to the lockdown, but some people will be due to get an MOT over the next few weeks.

Less than half of learners pass tougher theory


Pass rates for car theory tests are 25 percentage points lower than they were in 2007, statistics from the Department for Transport have shown.
Is your numberplate legal? Most drivers can't tell, survey reveals

Most motorists cant identify a legal numberplate


A survey has found most drivers don't know what the fines for using illegal numberplates are — and even more can't identify a legal design.
Can you drive with a flat tyre?

Can you drive with a flat tyre?


Tyres are vital to the safety of your car. As the only part of the vehicle that touches the road, any defects or excessive wear can lead to...
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VW Polo still sold with rear seat belt fault


Despite being recalled for a safety issue, the Volkswagen Polo is still being sold with a faulty rear seatbelt design.
DVSA pushes for Mercedes-Benz to issue emissions recall

DVSA presses Mercedes-Benz to issue recall


Mercedes-Benz is being pressed by the DVSA to issue a UK recall, after after diesel "defeat devices" were found in some of its cars.
BMW to 'finally' recall 312,000 cars in UK over electrical glitch that risks lives

BMW to recall 312,000 cars over electrical glitch


BMW has confirmed it is to recall an extra 312,000 cars in Britain over a "potentially fatal" electrical fault that can cause cars to...
BMW ‘gave wrong facts’ on fatal electrical fault

BMW ‘gave wrong facts’ on fatal electrical fault


BMW broke the law by not telling the government safety agency about a fault in thousands of its cars that led to the death of a former Gurkha, th
BMW failed to act over electrical 'blackout' that risked the lives of its customers

BMW failed to act over safety fears on new cars


BMW failed to act on customer complaints and issue a recall for thousands of cars affected by a dangerous electrical fault that led to the death
Lorry operators cheating emission rules

Lorry operators cheating emission rules


Lorry operators are routinely fitting HGVs with cheat devices to allow vehicles to produce high levels of pollution, a government investigation h