American Chevy Bolt electric car owners told to park 50ft from other cars due to fire risk


General Motors is advising Chevrolet Bolt EV owners not to park indoors due to the risk of battery fire.

F1 Halo explained


The Halo prevents large objects and debris from entering the cockpit of a single-seat racing car. Here’s how it works.
Not wearing a seatbelt could bring three penalty points

Drivers to get points for not wearing seatbelt


Drivers stopped by police for not wearing a seatbelt could face penalty points on their licence under new road safety measures.
Using headphones while cycling is safety risk, says charity

Using headphones while cycling is safety risk


The UK’s largest independent road safety charity has called for debate on the dangers of using headphones while cycling.
Skoda is working on glow-in-the-dark seatbelts

Skoda has developed light-up seatbelt buckles


Czech car maker Skoda has announced that it is working on illuminated seat belts that are easier to fasten in the dark. 
Almost half of under-25s think driving should be on the school curriculum

Four in five Brits support additional driving test


The majority of British motorists are in favour of second practical tests to help improve driving standards, according to a new survey.
TV presenter Maddie Moate highlights 'scary' electric car charging locations

TV presenter highlights 'scary' EV charging


BAFTA-winning TV presenter and electric vehicle advocate Maddie Moate has raised the issue of EV charging points in “intimidating” locations.
Middlesbrough becomes testing ground for e-scooters

Middlesbrough is 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.