What you need to know about government diesel scrappage and nitrogen dioxide reduction

Proposed diesel scrappage and NO2 reduction plans


The Department for Environment & Rural Affairs has published a consultation document outlining the government's proposals for reducing...
Extra powers for councils to boost cycling

Extra powers for councils to boost cycling


Councils could be given powers to ban pavement parking and introduce 20mph limits under reforms to get more people cycling and walking.
Reader Letters: Welsh road signs, road tax truths, cycling clothing, driverless cars and trusting the politicians

Reader Letters: Tax truths and signage goofs


We have recently moved to Wales, where the road signs are in two languages. It can be very difficult to pick up where the English text starts...
Reader Letters: New road tax, diesel riddle, headlight flashing, priorité à droit, Smart cars, red lights, plastic Clarkson and potholes

Reader Letters: New road tax and a diesel riddle


"It is disingenuous of the government to pretend that its revision to vehicle tax has a green element..."
Bring back tax disc, say drivers as clamping rises

Bring back tax disc, say drivers as clamping rises


The number of cars clamped has more than doubled since paper tax discs were abolished, leading to warnings that the reform has left a significant
Buy your car before April 1 to avoid tax change shock, advise experts

Buy your car before April 1 to avoid tax shock


Buying a car is confusing for most at the best of times but with new car tax rules being brought in on April 1 this year, buyers are advised...
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Letters of the week, January 31


This week: dazzling headlights, texting at traffic lights and VW emissions
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Paperless road tax loses Britain £45m


The decision to scrap the tax disc is costing the government £45m a year in lost revenue
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Letters of the week: September 13


This week: road tax, parking, numberplates, bus lanes, cyclists, head-up displays, sat nav speed displays, "fusty" Jags, Mazda brakes and motorway...
Budget 2015: low-emission cars hit hardest in chancellor's road tax reforms

Budget 2015: low-emission cars hit hardest in chancellor's...


Buyers of some of the most frugal cars will be hit hardest in the pocket under changes to vehicle excise duty
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Letters of the week, June 14


This week: Motorway "bunching", coffin transporting, Google's driverless crashes, diesel fumes, road tax rants and franchised dealer costs.
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Letters of the week, May 24


This week: Driving through France, speeding raps, smart motorway love and hate, what the papers say, Jeremy "tight spot" Clarkson and a road tax solution.