Australia rolls out roadside cameras designed to catch drivers using mobile phones


Cameras that are specifically designed to catch drivers using mobile phones will soon be launched in New South Wales in Australia.
Volkswagen new logo design IAA 2019

VW execs charged with stock market manipulation


VW executives have been accused of stock market manipulation, by not promptly telling investors the impact dieselgate would have on the company.
Mackinac Island horse-drawn carriage

Why are cars banned from Mackinac Island?


US vice president Mike Pence brought a cavalcade to Mackinac Island over the weekend — even though cars have been banned there since 1898.
UK road pavement parking

MPs call for ban on pavement parking


A cross-party group of MPs has called on government to ban drivers from blocking footpaths by parking their cars on the kerb.
Killeen Police Department Texas Officer Using Mobile Phone While Driving

Video: Texas cop caught using phone while driving


A police officer in Texas has courted controversy, after footage emerged of the cop on patrol using a mobile phone while driving.

Ban drivers from using hands-free phones, MPs say


A cross-party group of MPs has said drivers should be banned from using hands-free mobile phones when they're behind the wheel on safety grounds,

Decade-old tyres could be banned from next year


Road tyres that are 10 years or older could soon be outlawed from UK roads, if proposed legislation is given the green light.
Smart motorway roadworks speed limit to increase from 50mph to 60mph

Drivers risk £100 fine for ignoring motorway signs


By autumn 2019, police forces will be able to use cameras to catch and penalise drivers who illegally drive down closed lanes on smart motorways.
Traffic officer 'supercabs' catch over 3,000 dangerous drivers in the act

Police 'supercabs' catch 3,000 dangerous drivers


Police using a fleet of unmarked "supercab" heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) have filmed more than 3,000 drivers committing over 3,500 offences.

Police roll out mobile phone detectors


New technology that can detect drivers who are using the mobile phones while behind the wheel is now being rolled out in the UK.
Insurers call for clampdown on salvaged car loopholes

Insurers call for salvaged car loophole clampdown


Insurers have called for the rules on written-off cars to be changed to prevent unsafe salvaged vehicles entering the used car market.

BMW, VW, Mercedes accused of emissions collusion


Three German car making giants worked together to hinder the introduction of emissions-reducing technology, a European Commission report alleges.
Jaguar Land Rover wins landmark copyright case in China

Land Rover wins case against Chinese copycats


Jaguar Land Rover has won a major court case, after judges in Beijing decreed a Chinese car maker had ripped-off one of its designs.