Me and My Motor: David Coulthard, former F1 driver and TV presenter


“The thing about racing for a living is you’re also given decent cars for the road,” says David Coulthard, the former Formula One driver.
Reader Letters: Hearse campers, VW emissions fix failures, EV battery swapping, dash cams, Shell V-Power costs and DVLA data

Reader Letters: VW failures and fun in a hearse


I was interested to read about Peter James’s 1967 hearse (“Me and My Motor”, August 13). When I was an accountancy student in the mid-1960s...
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Great Drives: the best routes for a British summer


Britain is a compact country but it offers something to suit all tastes, and cars, from winding switchbacks that let a roadster stretch its legs
Me and My Motor: Sharleen Spiteri, lead singer of Texas

Me and My Motor: Sharleen Spiteri


"I am so excited about this interview,” laughs Sharleen Spiteri, lead singer with the Scottish rock band Texas...
Great Drives: Scotland's North Coast 500 in pictures

Great Drives: Scotland's North Coast 500 in pictures


Often spoken of as Britain's answer to Route 66, the North Coast 500 follows the edge of the Scottish Highlands and takes in 500 miles of the best...
Me and My Motor: Le Mans winner Allan McNish on motoring loves. . . and losses

Me and My Motor: Le Mans winner Allan McNish


Allan McNish, three-time winner of the Le Mans 24 Hours race, hails from an unlikely motoring mecca. His birth town of Dumfries and nearby Kirkcudbright...
Average speed cameras on the rise despite safety and privacy concerns

Average speed cameras on the rise despite safety and...


Drive west out of London on the A40 at the end of a long hard day, and as the sun sets you may struggle to discern the small speed cameras above the...
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The final farewell to the Land Rover Defender


Why, I ask myself for the tenth time today, am I driving up an impossibly steep and icy gully 2,000ft up in the Grampians
Great drives: Scotland’s ‘Route 500'

Great drives: Scotland’s ‘Route 500'


There are varying degrees of scenery to revel in: from peat bog to lush pastoral
Just 1mph too fast and you’re nicked: new zero tolerance approach to speeding

Just 1mph too fast and you’re nicked: new zero tolerance...


Guidelines that give drivers a margin of error before they are fined for speeding are being scrapped in some areas...
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News: Drive-by potato prank leads to teenage driver's...


An 18-year-old motorist from West Dunbartonshire in Scotland has been charged with assault after allegedly throwing uncooked potatoes at pedestrians
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News: English drivers warned as Scotland lowers its...


English drivers have been warned to heed the new drink-drive limits in Scotland as Parliament in Holyrood unanimously agreed to lower the legal limit...
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News: Londoners least likely to pass driving test


Londoners are least likely to pass their driving tests, according to a new study.