More than a third of motorists lack confidence when driving


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...
Mini-motorways to ease congestion on busy roads

Mini-motorways to ease congestion on busy roads


A new generation of mini-motorways are to be created across England to combat congestion amid warnings that traffic will rise by more than a thir
Jeremy Clarkson's Star Cars 2015-2016

Reader Letters: Clarkson’s pedigree and car age


"Jeremy Clarkson eloquently describes the Porsche Panamera Turbo as making 'a deep, growly noise like a dog having a dream'..."
Reader Letters: Motorway investment, premium fuels, dash cam crash for cash and Ford GT

Reader Letters: Motorway investment, premium fuels


"Driving the length of Britain on our dreadfully undermaintained motorway network got me wondering: are we really spending £60bn on the HS2..."
Road workers get combat training after attacks rise

Road workers get combat training after attacks ris


Road workers are being taught military close-combat skills after some reported being shot at, driven at and threatened with machetes and baseball
Reader Letters: electric car charging standards and towing, M42 refuge, handbrakes on automatics and comfy seats

Reader Letters: electric car charging standards an


"We are charging ahead with electric cars without the necessary planning. The government needs to step in and introduce a fast-charging standard"
Reader Letters: Smart motorways, disabled parking spaces, motorway etiquette and reporting drivers without tax

Reader Letters: Smart motorways and blue badges


David Holden complains of the “war on motorists” after receiving a ticket for driving at 57mph in a 50mph limit — and wonders whether to...
Reader Letters: Motorway fuel and hire car rip-offs

Reader Letters: Hire car rip-offs, motorway fuel


I recently returned from a holiday in Italy, where I had arranged to hire a car through rentalcars.com. When I arrived at the Avis desk...
Queens Speech boosts number of electric car charging points

Queen's Speech: EV chargers for motorway services


After limited driving range, the greatest hurdle to more drivers switching to an electric car is often said to be the limited number of public ch
Car Clinic: My Nissan X-Trail will not shift into seventh gear

Car Clinic: My X-Trail won't shift into seventh


My 2015 Nissan X-Trail will not shift into seventh gear in automatic mode, which I think is reducing the fuel economy. Why?