Supermarkets accused of inflating petrol and diesel prices as lockdown hits


Experts are worried that petrol retailers will overcharge drivers for petrol during the third coronavirus lockdown.
2030 ban on new petrol and diesel cars: meeting deadline will be

Meeting 2030 ban is "enormous" task, says industry


The car industry has reacted to the news that the ban on new petrol and diesel cars will be moved forward by five years to 2030.
One in five young drivers video call behind the wheel

One in five young drivers video call at the wheel


A new study has found that almost one in five (18%) of drivers aged 17-24 admit to taking part in video calls while behind the wheel of a car. 
Cancelled holidays will lead to UK

Cancelled holidays will lead to UK staycations


New research from the RAC predicts that the coronavirus pandemic could lead to the rebirth of the British summer holiday.
Pothole-related breakdowns increase due to winter storms

Spike in pothole-related breakdowns


Storms at the beginning of the year have contributed to an increase in pothole-related breakdowns, according to new statistics.
US oil prices drop below zero for first time in history

US oil prices drop below zero for first time ever


US oil prices have plunged into the negative for the first time in history, amid fears that storage capacity may run out.
Are the AA and RAC breakdown services working during Covid-19 lockdown?

Are the RAC and AA working during lockdown?


Breakdown services tell us how their home and roadside breakdown assistance services have been affected during Covid-19.
Winder driving snow wheel close up

British drivers unprepared for winter breakdowns


Winter is upon us but a new survey suggests many drivers are at risk of being stranded in the snow if their car breaks down.
Green number plates for electric cars are only a short term solution, says RAC

RAC 'not impressed' by green plates plan


According to an RAC spokesperson, authorities may have to pull the plug on green number plates "pretty much as soon as they bring them in".
Concern over road road has doubled in 12 months

Concern over road rage has doubled in 12 months


Congestion and modern life have been blamed for a huge increase in the proportion of drivers citing road rage as their chief worry when behind th
Dazzled drivers believe car headlights are becoming too bright

Car headlights are too bright, drivers warn


A new study suggests an overwhelming majority of drivers believe modern car headlights are becoming far brighter than necessary.
Fuel pump prices surge in

Fuel pump prices surge in 'bleak' April


Motorists had to contend with a big spike in fuel prices last month, with petrol rising by nearly 6p per litre.
Buying Guide: Leading dash cam dashboard cameras reviewed (updated)

Buying guide: leading dashboard cameras (dashcams)...


The technology that has been safe-guarding the reputations – and insurance policies – of good drivers in Russia for many years is now beginning...