Road workers get combat training after attacks rise


Road workers are being taught military close-combat skills after some reported being shot at, driven at and threatened with machetes and baseball
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
Improved roads and more bypasses to be paid for by road tax

Improved roads and bypasses paid for by road tax


The government has announced plans to build new bypasses across Britain, as it attempts to tackle congestion in towns and cities. In a surprise
Reader Letters: VW diesel battle, in-car fumes, LED roads, used car praise and jargon busting

Reader Letters: VW battles and jargon busting


I hear 40,000 UK Volkswagen diesel owners have launched a legal action in relation to the “defeat device” on their cars: the “fix” has...
Skid risk grows on the UK’s crumbling roads

Skid risk grows on UK’s crumbling roads


Motorists risk skidding on a quarter of roads because of an alarming deterioration in the highways network
Sunshine strip: solar road panels to power homes

Sunshine strip: solar road panels to power homes


A road covered in a layer of thin solar panels that can help power homes and offices is to be built in the UK next year.
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Pothole compensation costs councils £8m in two years


Counclis paid out nearly £8m over two years in compensation to drivers and riders who claim "pothole payouts"...
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Travel chaos predicted for drivers over December 18-20


Christmas cheer may be in short supply for drivers, as December 18, 19 and 20 are predicted to bring heavy congestion to the UK’s road network...
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Driving's pick of the world's most spectacular (but...


Some of the world’s greatest drives are not the most obvious ones. Our experts pick their favourite secret highways and give you all the information...
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News: More claims for pothole damage but less compensation...


The number of drivers who complained to councils about pothole damage to their cars surged to 50,000 last year, a rise of five 5% on 2013, yet total...
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News: Drivers warned of traffic jams on Friday, December...


Motorists have been told to expect traffic jams and big delays on British roads this Friday, December 19, as up to 20m cars hit the road for the Christmas...
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News: First “solar road” opened for public use...


It’s only a 100-yard stretch of cycle path near Amsterdam at the moment, but this Dutch development could be the pathway to a future of “solar...
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News: Luminescent paint to help UK roads glow with...


Plans are under way for Britain’s first glow-in-the-dark roads, giving familiar routes a science fiction feel...