Can you go for a drive during the Coronavirus lockdown? (updated)


Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday announced tighter measures on travelling to combat the spread of covid-19. What does it mean for driving?
Coronavirus: people are learning to fix their own cars during lockdown

Surge in sales of Haynes manuals as drivers DIY


Haynes has revealed to driving.co.uk that it has seen a week-on-week sales uplift of 54%, partially because of the coronavirus lockdown.
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.
Carmakers cease production as coronavirus soars and sales crash

Carmakers cease production as coronavirus spreads


Car production in Europe is grinding to a halt as manufacturers scramble to protect workers from the spread of Covid-19.
Smart motorways might finally be getting smart

Government tackles smart motorways after criticism


After years of public criticism, the government is making changes to smart motorways.
Transport Secretary cracks down on pavement parking

Government cracks down on pavement parking


Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced there could soon be new restrictions on pavement parking in order to make travel safer for pedestr
Motoring industry calls for electric incentives in tomorrow’s budget

AA calls for electric car incentives in Budget


The AA is calling on Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to make space in tomorrow’s budget to stimulate the sales of electric cars.
E10 eco petrol to replace current fuel at pumps from next year, government says

Eco petrol to replace current fuel at pumps


The Department for Transport has announced the introduction of E10, a lower carbon fuel for petrol vehicles, as part of a push to meet CO2...
British roads are worse than Oman’s

Number of potholes will rise by 16% in 10 years


The number of potholes in the UK will rise by nearly a fifth if government investment remains at current levels, according to research by Zurich
Sales of new plug-in cars surge by more than a fifth in 2019

Electric car sales surged in 2019


2020 is already being heralded as a breakthrough year for electric cars, after new figures showed plug-in demand surged in the last 12 months.

'Huge' pothole repair budget disparities by region


UK councils are calling for greater government support, after a new study shows London hugely benefits from disproportionate road repair funding.

Electric car grant to be scrapped


Transport secretary Grant Shapps confirms the electric car grant "will go eventually" — but hasn't said when the government will pull the plug.
Government considering 'alcolocks' to curb drink-driving offences

'Alcolocks' being considered to curb drink-driving


The Department for Transport is considering using alcohol ignition interlocks, or 'alcolocks', to help rehabilitate drink-driving offenders.