Air quality near schools that ban cars improved by a quarter


The air quality in areas around schools where cars have been banned during peak hours has improved by nearly a quarter.
Is your car exempt from London’s Ultra-Low Emissions Zone charges?

Is your car exempt from London's ULEZ?


In April 2019, London became the first city in the world to establish a dedicated “ultra low emission zone” (ULEZ) — is your car exempt?
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.
Are private cars in London on borrowed time?

Transport Commissioner wants to ban all private ca


Mike Brown, the head of Transport for London (TfL), has said that there is no need for private cars in the centre of London.
Ancient road network costs UK economy £7bn per year

Ancient roads contribute to £7bn loss from traffic


A study published today has found that drivers on Britain’s roads spent an average of 115 hours in traffic last year, costing £894 per driver.

Keyless car thief ordered to pay £1.3m+ fine


A convicted criminal from Croydon has been ordered to pay a seven-figure fine for his role in a number of keyless car thefts.

Uber to appeal London ban


Ride-hailing firm Uber has said it will appeal Transport for London's (TfL) decision not to grant it a new licence to operate, putting 45,000 of