Speed cameras placed in areas to increase revenue rather than reduce accidents, says watchdog


A police watchdog has found that some speed cameras are being used as a means of making money rather than as a safety tool.
Driver caught speeding five times in a month avoids ban due to broken speedometer - gatso speed camera

Speeder avoids ban due to broken speedometer


A man caught speeding five times in a month has avoided points being added to his licence after claiming his speedometer was broken.
Revealed: the most and least frustrating places to drive in Britain

Revealed: the UK's most annoying spots for drivers


New research claims to have found the places in the UK that are most likely to get on the nerves of British motorists

Bring on long-range speed cameras, say motorists


The majority of motorists are in favour of the police adopting long-range speed cameras, a new survey has found. 
Jim Dyke, 32, said he'd had enough of drivers speeding through his home village of Clows Top, Worcester, that decided to take matters into his own hands. The carpenter took just three hours to construct his own fake speed camera .

Man builds fake speed camera, drivers slow down


Some drivers see speed cameras as a plague but one man was so desperate to slow down the cars passing his door that he erected his own fake Gatso
Road Angel Pure speed camera and laser detector review

Road Angel Pure speed camera detector review


Safety camera and radar detectors are often thought of as a way for speeders to flout the law and feel “safe” in doing so...
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Jail for driver who used laser jammer


While not all drivers are fans of speed cameras, few would go to the lengths of one motorist, who used a laser jammer to escape speeding fines an
Anger at police chief Anthony Bangham’s plan to fine 1mph speeders

Anger at police chief's plan to fine 1mph speeders


A police chief has been called “public enemy No 1” by motorists incensed at proposals that they should be punished if they exceed the speed limit
Drivers handed penalty notice every 2.5 seconds

Drivers handed penalty notice every 2.5 seconds


Almost 12m drivers receive a penalty notice every year, the equivalent of one every 2.5 seconds, as the number of fixed cameras increases.

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'..."
Opinion: Speed camera rage — I’ve felt the primal desire for revenge

Opinion: Speed camera rage


Controversy abounds, apparently, in the tale of the 23-year-old have-a-go chancer Chris Welford, who recently tapped the frustrations of many...
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
Back from rock bottom: Andy Wilman on how The Grand Tour was born

Quiz: Remember 2016's motoring highs and lows?


2016 flashed by like a Ferrari on a joyride. Take our quiz and see how much you remember of the year's big events