Police in Florida rescue motorist from violent, fiery car crash


Police officers in Florida were able to rescue a driver from a burning Mazda 5, after the people carrier smashed into a police car on a highway.

Take cycle training for car insurance discount


UK motorists could earn themselves a car insurance discount by taking a cycle awareness course, the Department for Transport (DfT) has said.
Autonomous cars could be allowed to break the speed limit

Autonomous cars could be allowed to speed


The Law Commission is investigating whether future laws should allow self-driving cars to break the speed limit under certain circumstances.

'Dutch Reach' technique added to Highway Code


The 'Dutch Reach' method, which forces drivers to be aware of traffic when they're opening a car door, will be added to the Highway Code.
Jaguar’s I-Pace warning siren gets guide dog charity’s seal of approval

Jaguar’s I-Pace warning sound praised by charity


Guide Dogs for the Blind has commended Jaguar for adding a warning siren to the I-Pace that lets road users know the electric car is approaching.

One in seven drivers jump level crossings


In a survey by Network Rail, 14% of drivers confessed they would ignore the barriers and warning lights at level crossings.

Police use dummies to curb dangerous driving


Police officers in Arizona employed a new tactic to cut down on dangerous driving offences: dressing up mannequins as traffic cops.

UK road bridges safe, says Highway Englands


Highways England has said road bridges in the UK under its watch are safe and reaffirmed its commitment to properly maintaining them.
Cycling equivalent to death by dangerous driving laws could be enacted

'Death by dangerous cycling' law proposed


A change to the law could see cyclists who kill by colliding with pedestrians convicted of "death by dangerous cycling".
Drink driving casualties at highest level since 2012

Drink-driving deaths at highest level since 2012


The number of people either killed in drink-driving crashes are at their highest level since 2012, the Department for Transport has estimated.

Middle-aged biker crashes rise by 65%


They are the born-again bikers who like to recapture their youth by taking to two wheels, but new accident figures show riding a motorcycle can

Video: fireman's near miss with child on bike


A Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue commander has implored cyclists to take care on the road, after avoiding a crash with a child cyclist.
20mph speed limit to be enforced in London's Congestion Charge Zone by 2020

20mph limit in London Congestion Zone by 2020


A 20mph speed limit will soon be enforced in central London, as part of plans to heavily reduce the amount of road deaths in the city.