Runaway trailer causes five-mile traffic jam on M25


Highways England has urged drivers to ensure anything being towed is properly connected, after a runaway wagon caused a five-mile jam on the M25.
A delivery van driver caused three major crashes along a mile-and-a-half stretch of the M6 motorway — and continuing on after each collision. Police in Birmingham arrested Awil Hayow, the driver of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter delivery van, for his dangerous and illegal driving.

Delivery driver arrested after multiple crashes


Astonishing CCTV footage shows a delivery van driver causing three major crashes along a mile-and-a-half stretch of the M6 motorway.

Motorway breakdowns rise by 20% in five years


The number of car breakdowns on UK motorways has risen by nearly 20% since 2014, according to new figures released by Highways England.

Highways England braces for surge in breakdowns


Highways England is estimating up to 50,000 cars could require roadside assistance on UK motorways over the next 10 weeks.

'Luckiest person in the world' survives tyre smash


Police in Lancashire were left gobsmacked when a Peugeot 2008 driver emerged almost unscathed after a lorry tyre smashed through the windscreen.
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.
Smart motorway roadworks speed limit to increase from 50mph to 60mph

Motorway works speed limit to increase to 60mph


The speed limit through smart motorway roadworks will be increased from 50mph to 60mph as part of a number of updates planned by Highways England
Motorist who alerted police to drunk driver is also arrested for being above the limit

Police arrest two drunk drivers in one go


A motorist who helped police detain a drink driving suspect was also arrested for being over the legal alcohol limit.
DfT statistics show nearly 50% of UK drivers break speed limit

Half of UK drivers break speed limit


46% of UK drivers broke the speed limit in 2017, the Department for Transport has revealed, with 10% of motorway users caught doing 90mph+.
Over a third of motorists lack confidence when driving

More than a third of motorists lack confidence


More than a third of UK drivers admit they feel scared, nervous or uneasy when they’re behind the wheel, a survey by Nissan has found.
Learner drivers can now get motorway lessons ... but most Brits want it included in test

Most Brits want motorway lessons included in test


From today, learner drivers in England, Scotland and Wales can now have lessons on motorways. However, most seem to believe more needs to be done
How do average speed cameras work, and does changing lane help avoid speeding fines?

How do average speed cameras work?


You may not like them, but average speed cameras save lives, according to research. Here's what you need to know about SPECS systems.
Top tips to deal with your driving nerves this bank holiday weekend

Top tips to deal with your driving nerves


Drivers this Easter bank holiday face a perfect storm of problems: the millions of motorists heading onto UK roads for their usual break...