Drivers should be banned from using hands-free mobile phones, MPs argue


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.
New regulations put an end to rogue parking fines

New regulations put an end to rogue parking fines


The days of extortionate parking fines on private land could be a thing of the past after a government clampdown on rogue car park owners.
Morris Minor owners most likely to drink drive

Drivers of these cars most likely to drink drive


The perpetually-inebriated characters of Withnail and I famously drove a Jaguar Mk2, but these are the cars most likely to be driven while drunk.
Autonomous cars could be allowed to break the speed limit

Autonomous cars could be allowed to speed


The Law Commission is investigating whether future laws should allow self-driving cars to break the speed limit under certain circumstances.
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.
Uber’s future in London is again in doubt after black cab drivers were granted a judicial review of the decision to award a new licence to the controversial taxi firm.

Black cab drivers stall Uber's licence renewal


Uber’s future in London is again in doubt after black cab drivers were granted a judicial review of the decision to award a new licence.