ULEZ checker: Is your car exempt from the Ultra Low Emission Zone?


In April 2019, London became the first city in the world to establish a dedicated “ultra low emission zone” (ULEZ) — is your car exempt?
Car thief

London boroughs nine of top 10 car theft locations


The top 20 locations in the UK for car theft have been revealed in a new survey, and it’s not good news for motorists living in London.
low-traffic zone cyclist

LTNs generate £14 million in fines over 12 months


Motorists being fined millions of pounds for inadvertently entering low-traffic neighbourhoods.
Goodyear Blimp visible over London skyline

Goodyear Blimp visible over London skyline


The iconic Goodyear Blimp, which hasn't been seen in London for nearly a decade, is visible over the Capital's skyline today.
Decision on e-scooter legality could take up to a year

Decision on e-scooter legality could take a year


The government has been accused of failing to properly regulate the use of electric scooters.
Air quality near schools that ban cars improved by a quarter

Air quality 23% better near schools that ban cars


The air quality in areas around schools where cars have been banned during peak hours has improved by nearly a quarter.
Jeremy Clarkson has turned his farm shop around, with a little help from his friends

10 most popular articles of 2020 on Driving.co.uk


Many won't look back fondly at 2020, but there were some highlights in the motoring world.
Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debra

Blocking 'rat runs' increases pollution, says mum


The mother of Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah has claimed that the attempted curtailing of so-called "rat running" creates more pollution on main roads.
BMW eDrive Zones introduces in London and Birmingham, using geo-fencing technology for plug-in hybrid cars

BMW eDrive Zones switch hybrids to EV mode


BMW has introduced new “eDrive Zones” designed to ensure its plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models run in zero-emission electric mode when in cities.
Boris Johnson in crash outside parliament

Boris Johnson in crash outside parliament


A Range Rover belonging Boris Johnson's security detail crashed into the back of the PM's Jaguar after a protester jumped into the road.
Quarter of men admit they are more likely to speed on lockdown roads

One in seven risk non-essential journey


A new study has revealed that 14% of people have risked making a non-essential journey since the coronavirus lockdown was enforced.
Milan introduces scheme to reduce traffic after lockdown

Milan's scheme to reduce post-lockdown traffic


The northern Italian city of Milan has introduced an ambitious scheme to reduce traffic on its roads after the coronavirus lockdown has ended.
Metropolitan Police launch Road Crimes team as driving behaviour worsens

Metropolitan Police launch Road Crimes team


London's Metropolitan Police have launched a new team intended to stop the city’s most dangerous drivers.