Budget 2018: Philip Hammond’s roads spending and motoring plans ahead of Brexit


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
Pothole damage to cars doubles in first three months of 2018

Pothole damage to cars doubles


The number of cars damaged by potholes has almost doubled since the start of the year, adding to anger over Britain’s crumbling roads.
HOW A POTHOLE IS FORMED AND REPAIRED

Video: How a pothole is formed ... and repaired


Patching up a pothole doesn't take long, as this video proves, so why is it that the UK's road network is crumbling?
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Oxford calls for cable car to tackle traffic


It is known for its dreaming spires but Oxford may be about to get a new addition to its famous skyline.
Hero bus driver narrowly avoids car in snow as The Beast from the East and Storm Emma cause chaos on British roads

Near miss for bus as The Beast from the East hits


A bus driver was caught on camera pulling off a demon bit of driving to avoid a car that had drifted into their path yesterday afternoon.
Fine mess: new £2500 penalty reduces roadwork delays

Fine mess: £2,500 penalty reduces roadwork delays


Plans to make utility companies and council contractors pay up to £2,500 a day to dig up roads at peak times are hoped to reduce congestion.
Rising traffic leaves people more scared of getting on their bike

Rising traffic means fewer cyclists


The number of people taking to the road by bicycle has dropped amid mounting concern over traffic levels. Figures published by the Department fo
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Parking vigilante drives off Bath commuters


Fake “residents only” parking notices that appeared in a suburb of Bath are thought to be the work of a vigilante trying to scare away commuters.
The next step in pedestrian safety: airbags in clothing

Airbags are the next step in pedestrian safety


You are walking along the street minding your own business when the jacket you are wearing detects an object hurtling towards you — and in a spli
Crackdown on rip-off charges for electric cars

Electric car revolution is stalled by councils


Councils have come under fire for failing to install roadside charging points for electric cars. Ministers said that only five local authorities
Roadside beauty spots to keep drivers alert - highways england plans - angel of the north, gateshead

Roadside beauty spots to keep drivers alert


England’s busiest roads are to be given a facelift under plans to prevent drivers nodding off at the wheel. Motorways and larger A-roads, often...