Cyclist Chris Froome rammed by hit-and-run driver

Cyclist Chris Froome "rammed" in hit-and-run


Chris Froome, the three-time Tour de France winner, has been knocked off his bicycle by a hit-and-run driver in the south of France.
Reader Letters: French flies, car tax tussles, Welsh road signs and wave power

Reader Letters: Tax tussles and French flies


"After accumulating what seemed to be most of France’s flies on my windscreen, I followed a friend’s tip and attacked them with a wet wipe."
Reader Letters: Red lights, traffic calming, driving in France, diesel dongles and a cardinal rule

Reader Letters: Red mist and diesel dongles


"Jim Murray asks why he shouldn’t drive through an empty pelican crossing on red. One reason would be that..."
Reader Letters: New road tax, diesel riddle, headlight flashing, priorité à droit, Smart cars, red lights, plastic Clarkson and potholes

Reader Letters: New road tax and a diesel riddle


"It is disingenuous of the government to pretend that its revision to vehicle tax has a green element..."
France launches inquiry into Fiat over diesel emissions

France launches inquiry into Fiat over diesel


The diesel emissions scandal widened as French prosecutors announced the opening of a criminal inquiry into allegations that Fiat Chrysler...
Peugeot and Citroën websites now display

Peugeot, Citroën, DS publish "real world" mpg


It's been a bone of contention for drivers for years: the fuel efficiency of their car rarely seems to tally with the MPG stated in the brochure,
Peugeot rules out job losses at Vauxhall

Peugeot rules out job losses at Vauxhall


PSA Peugeot Citroën has promised to safeguard all existing job guarantees in its €2bn takeover of Opel Vauxhall.

Reader Letters: Sat nav blues and diesel dues


"I was amused by Jeremy Clarkson describing the sat nav in the Honda NSX as 'a work of fiction'..."

Men twice as likely to cross on a red light


Male pedestrians are almost twice as likely as women to cross a road when the pedestrian light is red and tend to jockey for pole position...
Reader Letters: Bright headlights, priorité à droite, annual servicing and quattro power

Reader Letters: Bright lights and quattro power


In the 1950s drivers seemed to take pride in delaying switching on their headlights until absolutely necessary...
Reader Letters: Speed alerts, America's Route 1, post-Brexit numberplates and Clarkson's bust

Reader Letters: Speed alerts and Clarkson's bust


Driving along the M4 the other day I noticed brake lights ahead. Shortly after, I passed the source: two slow-moving, flat-base lorries in convoy
Reader Letters: dazzling headlights, Macan boots, British cars and French road rules

Reader Letters: fix for glare &French road rules


Regarding headlight dazzle, I experienced the same problem when driving at night in the rain — until...