Private parking firms are paying public to catch out motorists


Rewards of up to £30 are being given to members of the public to administer their own parking tickets under a “shop a motorist” scheme.
Two cars a minute break speed limit outside West Mercia police chief Anthony Bangham’s HQ

Two cars a minute break speed limit


A top officer wants fines for going even 1mph too fast. So what happened when we set up a radar trap on his doorstep?
Anger at police chief Anthony Bangham’s plan to fine 1mph speeders

Anger at police chief's plan to fine 1mph speeders


A police chief has been called “public enemy No 1” by motorists incensed at proposals that they should be punished if they exceed the speed limit
Police release terrifying hit and run footage in appeal for information. The terrifying footage shows a 19-year-old man being struck by a vehicle at high speed in Normanton Road, Derby, at about 7.30pm on November 5 last year.  The man flies through the air before landing on the kerb and sliding along it. The driver of the car did not stop at the scene.

Police release terrifying hit and run footage


Police have released graphic CCTV footage showing a hit-and-run near Derby town centre.
One in six drivers admits being over alcohol limit, RAC figures suggest

One in six admits driving over alcohol limit


Millions of drivers have admitted to getting behind the wheel in the past 12 months despite thinking that they might be over the drink-drink limi
Driver fights fine for singing in car

Driver fights fine for singing at the wheel


A Canadian man is awaiting a court showdown to defend his right to sing and drive after being fined for chanting along at the wheel to a 1990s cl
Nine million motorists refuse to put down their phones while driving

Nine million drivers refuse to put down phones


A report by motoring group the RAC suggests more than 9m motorists in the UK use a handheld phone to make or receive a call while driving...
Video: Banned driver jailed after speeding at 115mph on 30mph roads

Video: Banned driver jailed for 115mph in 30 zones


West Midlands Police have release footage of the high-speed car chase that led to the jailing of a man who had already been banned from driving.
Video: Police search for jogger who 'knocked' woman into path of bus

Video: Jogger 'knocked' woman into path of bus


The Metropolitan Police have arrested a man after hunt for jogger who appeared to push a woman into the path of a bus.
Undercover police ride bicycles and don Lycra to catch dangerous drivers

Undercover police ride bicycles to catch drivers


Police swapped panda cars for bicycles and uniforms for Lycra to catch motorists who drive dangerously close when overtaking cyclists.
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...
Cyclists stopped by UK police for riding two abreast

Video: cyclists riding abreast stopped by police


A cyclist filmed an encounter with the police after being stopped for riding two abreast, and the footage has led to intense debate over...
Driving advice dealing with an emergency vehicle and avoiding penalty fines

What to do if an emergency vehicle needs to pass


What driver doesn’t want to do their bit and allow an emergency services vehicle to pass? Most will go out of their way to help speed the journey