We’d be lost without GPS, says head of Royal Institute of Navigation


Two things keep Britain’s navigation scientists awake at night. The first is nefarious plots by the Kremlin to bring down critical GPS infrastruc
Sunday Times Driving letters, May 21, 2017: Jeremy Clarkson Renault Twingo review

Reader Letters: Twingo tangle, cramped canines


Presumably Jeremy Clarkson enjoyed his brief experience with the Renault Twingo (“So hot, you can cook breakfast in the boot”, April 23)...
How sat-navs shut down brain’s ability to navigate

How sat-navs shut down brain’s ability to navigate


In 2012 three Japanese tourists in Australia drove their rented car up to its wheel arches on a mudflat and themselves into the annals of...

Reader Letters: Sat nav blues and diesel dues


"I was amused by Jeremy Clarkson describing the sat nav in the Honda NSX as 'a work of fiction'..."
Reader Letters: Speed alerts, America's Route 1, post-Brexit numberplates and Clarkson's bust

Reader Letters: Speed alerts and Clarkson's bust


Driving along the M4 the other day I noticed brake lights ahead. Shortly after, I passed the source: two slow-moving, flat-base lorries in convoy
Bose headrest speakers

Bose headrest speakers "whisper" directions


Stereo speakers built into a driver’s headrest are not a new idea and are typically found as an option for convertibles, where wind noise...
I’ve just attended a speed-awareness course and now want to set up my TomTom sat nav to warn me when I am exceeding the speed limit. Can I do this and how?

Car Clinic: Speed camera alerts on a TomTom


Q. I’ve just attended a speed-awareness course and now want to set up my TomTom sat nav to warn me when I am exceeding the speed limit....
Car Clinic: What's the best portable sat nav device?

Car Clinic: What's the best portable sat nav device?


Q. My boyfriend and I plan to travel around the UK this summer in our campervan. To avoid squabbles, we need a (reasonably priced) portable sat nav...
Reader Letters: Shaky sat navs and daytime running lights in Mallorca

Readers' Letters: Shaky sat navs and daytime running...


When will sat navs take into account our Third World road surfaces? Mine recently sent me on a bumpy cross-country trip on potholed non-motorway roads...
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Clocking? My car's odometer and sat-nav show different...


My second-hand Mitsubishi’s odometer shows 20,000 fewer miles than does the built-in sat nav. My dealer says the odometer reading fits the service...
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Reader letters: Misfiring sat navs, phoney exhaust...


Reader letters from the Sunday Times Driving pages, published on March 6, 2016...
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Letters of the week: September 13


This week: road tax, parking, numberplates, bus lanes, cyclists, head-up displays, sat nav speed displays, "fusty" Jags, Mazda brakes and motorway...
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'Pay attention to the road, not the sat nav' safety...


Road safety groups once again are warning inexperienced drivers of the dangers of blindly following the instructions of sat nav systems ...