Watch TV and movies in self-driving cars under Highway Code changes … but using your phone will still be illegal


Proposed Highway Code changes will pave the way for self-driving cars on UK roads by 2025, including the ability to watch movie on the move.
One in five drivers hasn't read Highway Code in a decade

New Highway Code changes: what you need to know


A number of new changes to the Highway Code went into effect from January 29 with the introduction of a new risk-based hierarchy of road users.
Is it illegal to park on zig-zag lines outside schools?

Zig-zag lines explained


Yellow zig-zag lines on the road are most often seen outside schools, yet many motorists are still unsure as to what they mean.
Nottingham City Council becomes latest to propose car engine idling fine

Drivers face £40 penalty for defrosting


Drivers have been warned that they may face a £40 penalty for idling their cars to defrost windscreens.
Highway Code revision could clarify rules on cycling two abreast

Highway Code could recommend cycling two abreast


Proposed changes to the highway code could see cyclists riding two by two rather than in single file in order to improve road safety.
This is how to tackle the rise in road rage

Opinion: This is how to tackle road rage


It’s news that didn’t come as much of a shock: the proportion of motorists who see road rage as their biggest concern has doubled in 12 months.

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.
One in five drivers hasn't read Highway Code in a decade

One in five hasn't read Highway Code in 10 years


A large number of British motorists have admitted they haven't brushed up on their Highway Code knowledge for at least a decade.
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.

'Dutch Reach' technique added to Highway Code


The 'Dutch Reach' method, which forces drivers to be aware of traffic when they're opening a car door, will be added to the Highway Code.
New study finds many motorists have “shocking” lack of road knowledge

Many drivers have 'shocking' road knowledge


Do you confuse the two seconds rule with two car lengths? If you do, a new survey has suggested you're one of many who get the two mixed up.
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...
Government reveals plans to spend £500k training instructors to teach cycling safety to learners

Government plans to spend £500k on cycle safety


The Department for Transport has unveiled plans to spend £500,000 training driving instructors to incorporate cycling safety into their lessons.