Thousands lay asleep on Okinawan roads last year


Okinawa, the smallest island that makes up Japan, is experiencing an epidemic of people lying down to sleep on its roads.
What Not to Wear presenter apologises for saying she wants to “kill” cyclists

Fashion star sorry after 'kill cyclists' comment


Fashion adviser Susannah Constantine has apologised for saying that she wanted to "drive into cyclists wearing lycra".
Cars to be banned outside schools

Cars to be banned outside schools


Cars will be prohibited outside schools at certain times in order to protect students in polluted areas from vehicle fumes.
Government invests in road network and charging infrastructure

Government announces billions for road network


Transport secretary Grant Shapps has announced investment in Britain’s road network worth billions.
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.
Milan introduces scheme to reduce traffic after lockdown

Milan's scheme to reduce post-lockdown traffic


The northern Italian city of Milan has introduced an ambitious scheme to reduce traffic on its roads after the coronavirus lockdown has ended.
Rishi Sunak Chancellor of the Exchequer - Budget 2020

Budget 2020: Chancellor Rishi Sunak outlines plans


Today's Budget was not only Rishi Sunak's first real test in his new role as Chancellor but potentially the trickiest for the Treasury in years.
Ancient road network costs UK economy £7bn per year

Ancient roads contribute to £7bn loss from traffic


A study published today has found that drivers on Britain’s roads spent an average of 115 hours in traffic last year, costing £894 per driver.
British roads are worse than Oman’s

Number of potholes will rise by 16% in 10 years


The number of potholes in the UK will rise by nearly a fifth if government investment remains at current levels, according to research by Zurich

BMW 3 Series driver wedges car down country lane


Somehow, this BMW driver managed to block a narrow country lane by wedging it stuck Austin Powers-style.
Philip Hammond Budget 2018 information for car drivers: road tax, fuel duty, pothole repairs, electric cars

Budget 2018: Hammond outlines motoring plans


Chancellor Phillip Hammond has outlined his latest Budget and there is some good news for motorists.

Potholes a "national disgrace" says AA


A rise in the number of potholes has led to more claims for damage being made in the first four months of the year than the whole of 2017.
Councils cut pothole payouts to drivers by using loophole

Councils cut pothole payouts to drivers


Councils are avoiding paying compensation to drivers whose cars have been damaged by potholes by insisting that the roads in question were schedu