Middlesbrough becomes testing ground for e-scooters


Middlesbrough has become the first place in the country to trial the use of e-scooters on its roads.
New Skoda Octavia majors on safety

New Skoda Octavia majors on safety


The latest fourth-generation Skoda Octavia goes on sale this summer, and it comes with an array of amazing safety tech.
McLaren P1 hypercar designer Frank Stephenson has created 'world's safest' baby seat

McLaren P1 designer has created a baby seat


Frank Stephenson's latest project is a series of child seats that incorporate military-grade impact absorption technology and supercar materials.
Birmingham cyclists asked to collect data on near-misses and problem junctions

Cyclists asked to collect data on near-misses


Cyclists in Birmingham are being asked to collect data on road conditions and dangerous driving so that town planners can help save lives.
More over 90s follow Prince Philip’s lead and give up driving licences

Over-90s leave the road after Prince Philip crash


Some of the UK’s oldest drivers are surrendering their driving licences in the name of safety, following the lead of Prince Philip.
Drivers of expensive cars less likely to stop at pedestrian crossings

Drivers of expensive cars don't stop at crossings


An experiment conducted has found that the more expensive your vehicle, the less likely you are to stop for pedestrians.
Safe as Subarus? Pushing the eBoxer hybrid 4x4s to the limit in the Arctic Circle - forester, impreza and XV

Subaru eBoxer hybrid 4x4 ultimate test in Finland


Subarus new eBoxer hybrid 4x4 system promises better traction and improved driving dynamics. We give it the ultimate test in Finland.
Shocking X-ray scan shows the risks of resting your feet on a car dashboard

Why you shouldn't rest your feet on dashboard


Passengers who rest their feet on the dashboard on car journeys risk serious injuries, as this shocking X-ray scan all too clearly shows.

Golf gets five stars for safety, but door opened


The new Volkswagen Golf has earned top marks for safety by Euro NCAP, even though one of its doors opened during crash tests.
Rural road car crash

Revealed: the time you're most likely to crash


New analysis of black box vehicle data claims to have uncovered the time of day when drivers are most at risk of being caught up in a car crash.
Winder driving snow wheel close up

British drivers unprepared for winter breakdowns


Winter is upon us but a new survey suggests many drivers are at risk of being stranded in the snow if their car breaks down.

Mazda3 recalled in USA for loose wheel risk


A fault that could lead to the wheels falling off Mazda3 cars during driving may not result in a recall for the issue in the UK, Mazda has said.

Volvo will sell you an armoured XC90 for £450,000


For the same price as eight regular Volvo XC90s, you can have a subtly-styled Swedish SUV with 1,400kg worth of AK47 bullet-resistant armour.