How it feels to globetrot by motorbike

How it feels to globetrot by motorbike


I was in the Karakoram mountains in Pakistan and I’d made my way there on a hired donkey. For three nights I slept in a goatherd’s hut...
Driving in France during Euro 2016 and summer holiday season

Driving in France during Euro 2016 and summer holiday...


As the summer holiday looms on the horizon like distant blue skies, nearly 1m British holidaymakers are preparing to dust off their passports...
Is there an upper age limit for hire cars?

Is there an upper age limit for hire cars?


I’ve heard stories of older people being stranded in France because car hire firms will not issue vehicles to the over-75s
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Road to hell: getting stuck in Operation Stack (and...


As a battlefield tour guide, Marc Raven frequently travels to France to visit key sites from the First World War. This year combat began before he...
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Mercedes-AMG GT vs the Eurostar: which can get to the...


A new rail service goes direct from London to the south of France. Can Driving beat the train in a Mercedes-AMG? To the autoroute!
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Letters of the week, May 24


This week: Driving through France, speeding raps, smart motorway love and hate, what the papers say, Jeremy "tight spot" Clarkson and a road tax solution.
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News: French prime minister pledges to cut diesel car...


Nearly 80% of cars in France run on diesel, but their owners could find themselves faced with restrictions and higher taxes and may even be banned...
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News: Top Gear puts on a beret for French spin-off


Jeremy Clarkson once said that no one in France has a nice car because “France is essentially communist and anyone who displays outward signs of...
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Car clinic: What happens if you lose your French motorway...


Q. What happens if you lose your French motorway ticket?
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Points: Letters of the week, June 29


The issues that got you talking this week
Speeding France

British holidaymakers warned as France cracks down...


Ready, aim, fine: why the French police have declared open season on speeding British drivers
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Driving in France: know the rules with help from the...


The Institute of Advanced Motorists' top tips to ensure you stay on the right side of the law in France.