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.
High Court rules it technically isn't illegal to film on a mobile phone while driving

£1k fine as law tightens on mobile use in cars


Motorists in England, Scotland and Wales caught using a handheld mobile phone could face a £1,000 fine and six penalty points or a ban from today

SORN rules explained


If don’t intend to drive for a period of time, you can save money by declaring their car off the road using a Statutory Off Road Notification.
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.
Car salesman jailed for exposing himself to female colleague in showroom

Car salesman jailed for exposing himself


A former used car salesman has been sentenced to six months in prison and seven years on the sex offender register for exposing himself.
UK traffic

UK's £27bn road-building plan hits legal logjam


Environmental objections hold up government’s road building plans and could lead to traffic chaos.
Uber drivers entitled to minimum wage and holiday pay, rules UK Supreme Court

Uber drivers entitled to minimum wage


The UK’s Supreme Court has ruled that ride-hailing taxi firm Uber must classify its drivers as “workers”, rather than “self-employed”.
Tesla Model S and Model X receive 1,000bhp+ Plaid variants and interior upgrades

Tesla’s new U-shaped steering wheel is legal


Are the U-shaped steering wheel yokes shown in images of the new Tesla Model S and Model X legal? We asked the regulators.
Bentley Motors told to destroy clothing range after losing trademark case appeal

Bentley Motors told to destroy clothing range


Ever heard of Bentley Clothing? The Manchester-based brand could become much better known after Bentley Motors was ordered to destroy its own ran
German court calls Tesla Autopilot claims misleading

German court: Tesla Autopilot claims 'misleading'


A court in Munich has found that Tesla’s claims about its Autopilot technology are misleading and exaggerated.
Carlos Ghosn arrested and fired by Nissan

Ghosn in first press call since fleeing Japan


Former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has held an extraordinary press conference in which he attempted to clear his name.

Blue Badge misuse soars by 60% in four years


New government statistics show Blue Badge misuse prosecution levels has shot up across England over the last four years.