Buying Guide: Leading dash cam dashboard cameras reviewed (updated)


The technology that has been safe-guarding the reputations – and insurance policies – of good drivers in Russia for many years is now beginning to take the UK by storm. Our roads are by no means accid
Speeding drivers: higher fines for the worst offenders come into force

More than 1,000 drivers caught speeding daily


More than a thousand drivers are caught speeding on a daily basis, meaning a speeding violation takes place every 75 seconds
Top 10 worst places for car vandalism revealed

Top 10 worst places for car vandalism revealed


Do you live in a vandalism hot spot? Is your car likely to be keyed, have its windows broken or badge pulled off the bonnet?
Reader Letters: electric cars, brake light dazzle, insurance, swerving and continental headlight converters

Reader Letters: Electric cars, brake light dazzle


"The reason why electric car manufacturers do not give the carbon footprint of the power they use is because it depends on the generation..."
Big excess won’t cut insurance cost, drivers warned

Big excess won’t cut insurance cost


Insurers have been accused of ripping off motorists by allowing large excesses on car insurance without offering any savings on the premium.
Ghost brokers: police warn of rise in fake car insurance

Police warn of rise in fake car insurance


Scammers are using social media to trick drivers into buying fake car insurance policies. Police in London warn that around 850 people have repo
Young drivers face £115 insurance increase to cover compensation

Young drivers face £115 insurance increase


Young drivers could be priced off the road if the government goes ahead with reforms to compensation payouts, which will in turn push up insuranc
Car insurance to soar after compensation shake-up

Car insurance to soar after compensation shake-up


Car insurance premiums are expected to rise after the government cut the discount rate used by courts in England and Wales to calculate...
Driverless cars will attract hefty insurance premium

Driverless cars will attract hefty insurance


Motorists will face high insurance costs to run driverless cars under government plans for specialist policies that cover crashes caused by...
Golf carts and dodgems need car insurance, says EU

Golf buggies and dodgems need insurance, says EU


Fairground dodgems and children’s ride-on cars may require motor insurance for the first time under EU laws that the government has to implement.
Reader Letters: Insurance groups and motorway gantry gaffes

Reader Letters: Insurance groups and gantry gaffes


Your correspondence this week includes insight into how smart motorway matrix signs work and more on car insurance premiums can alter...
Reader Letters: Electric car reviews, paint and age-based insurance hikes, and dieselgate groups

Reader Letters: EVs, insurance hikes & dieselgate


It was great to read a review of the Tesla Model S. Giles Smith mentioned the growing national charging network, but in future, in order to...
Reader Letters: Respray insurer woes, going hands-free, and done and Dustered

Reader Letters: Rip-off insurers, straying hands


A few months ago I bought a second-hand BMW. It ticked all my boxes except for the colour — black — so I had it resprayed a pretty green...