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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
Speed camera warning as 1m drivers caught

Speed camera warning as 1m drivers caught


Almost one million motorists were caught speeding last year amid warnings of a surge in the number of digital speed cameras being deployed on the
Reader Letters: Speeding fine payment, Humber brag and lorry louts

Readers' Letters: Speeding fine payment, Humber hoopla...


I was caught on camera exceeding 60mph on the A30 near Hayle in Cornwall. I pleaded guilty by letter and sent off the £100 fine. According to the...
Sunday Times Driving Reader Letters: Austrian tolls, speedo accuracy, Specs cameras and antiquated RAC

Reader Letters: Austrian tolls, speedo accuracy, Specs...


A warning to readers: I have just received notice of a hefty fine for not displaying a vignette — the toll sticker that permits you to drive on...
Reader Letters: HGV tailgating, average speed cameras and healthy cyclists

Reader Letters: HGV tailgating, average speed cameras...


"The authorities should recognise the danger caused by being tailgated by HGVs (often continental lorries) when motorists are trying to keep to the...
1963 Panhard PL 17 Tigre

Reader Letters: speed cameras and upstart Minis


Dom Joly isn’t far from reality when he suggests Le Tigre or Sexy Lady as car monikers in his review of the Jaguar XF S
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...
Volkswagen emissions

Reader Letters: VW fumes, a YouTube repair wheeze...


Nick Tyndall seems to be under the impression that Volkswagen has found a way of tuning the thermodynamics of the internal combustion engine...
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Speed cameras' effectiveness called into question by...


Transport for London has rejected claims by a University College London honorary professor that speed cameras in the capital have failed to deliver...
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Police plan M1 speed camera bonanza


Motoring organisations have criticised a police plan to help plug a budget hole by switching on speed cameras full-time on part of the M1
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New road markings mean slow down for average-speed...


You know average-speed cameras are here to stay when they get their own special road markings
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Hadecs3 speed cameras are the new top traffic cops


A ‘stealth’ camera on the M25 is outstripping traditional speed traps...