Sharp increase in drink-drive casualties

Sharp increase in drink-drive casualties


Ministers are under pressure to cut the drink-drive limit after figures showed that the number of people killed or injured in alcohol-related...
Private parking firms are paying public to catch out motorists

Public offered cash to report illegal parking


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.
RAC warns drivers to expect higher fuel bills

RAC warns drivers to expect higher fuel bills


THE RAC has warned that drivers face rising fuel prices in 2018.
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
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...
UK traffic delays are worst in Europe and getting longer

9m drivers to cause holiday chaos


As school holidays start across the UK and summer staycations get under way, a staggering 9m cars are expected on the roads this weekend
Buying guide: pressure-washers reviewed 2016 by The Sunday Times Driving

Buying Guide: Pressure washer reviews


There is a simple way to distinguish a true car-lover from the general motoring public: pick out the person who is lovingly hand-cleaning...
Manchester slams the brakes on new 20mph zones

Manchester slams the brakes on new 20mph zones


Councils were urged to suspend the national introduction of 20mph zones yesterday after research in one of Britain’s biggest cities found...
Six points and £200 fine for using mobile phones behind the wheel from today

Six points for using mobile phones illegally


Penalties and fines for those using their mobile phone illegally when driving will be doubled to six points and £200 respectively from today...
Driver tears strip off rail firm over narrow car park spaces

Driver tears strip off rail firm over parking


It’s bad enough that the train companies can’t run a railway, but now it turns out they can’t run a car park either.
Police urged to seize mobile phones from drivers caught using them behind wheel

Police urged to seize mobile phones from drivers


A representative of the Police Federation has suggested calls to seize mobile phones or sim cards from drivers caught using a device...
Phone use at the wheel goes unpunished

Phone use at the wheel goes unpunished


The number of motorists fined for using a mobile phone at the wheel fell sharply, heightening concerns that police are turning a blind eye ...