More road police to be deployed across UK


The Times has learned that more police officers will be deployed onto the nation's roads to tackle crimes including drink driving.
Research shows extent of lockdown speeding

Driver caught doing 151mph on M62 during lockdown


New data obtained by the RAC shows the extent that dangerous drivers have used empty roads for extreme speeding during lockdown.
Driver films himself speeding at 201mph

Driver films himself speeding at 201mph


Police have confirmed an investigation has been launched into a video of a man filming himself speeding at over 200mph.
Average of 30 new drivers per day banned last year

Thirty new drivers per day were banned last year


Over 11,000 drivers per day were banned from driving last year, within two years of passing their driving test.
Quarter of men admit they are more likely to speed on lockdown roads

One in seven risk non-essential journey


A new study has revealed that 14% of people have risked making a non-essential journey since the coronavirus lockdown was enforced.
Metropolitan Police launch Road Crimes team as driving behaviour worsens

Metropolitan Police launch Road Crimes team


London's Metropolitan Police have launched a new team intended to stop the city’s most dangerous drivers.
Coronavirus: driver behaviour deteriorates on empty roads

Covid: driver behaviour worsens on empty roads


Statistics show the number of cars on the road has decreased since lockdown began, but the percentage of drivers speeding has risen.
Coronavirus: dangerous drivers are using emptier roads as an excuse to speed

Coronavirus: Police warn speeders on emptier roads


Police have warned that irresponsible drivers are flaunting the government lockdown by using emptier roads as an excuse to speed.
Number of drivers taking speed awareness courses has trebled since 2010

Speed awareness drivers have trebled since 2010


More motorists than ever are taking speed awareness courses after being busted breaking the speed limit — and by a massive margin.
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.

Motorbike rider filmed at 180mph by his helmet cam


A motorbike rider from Kent won't return to the roads for nearly four years, after his helmet cam filmed him at 190mph in a 70mph zone.
Steve Coogan 2018 BAFTA

Steve Coogan swerves driving ban to film TV series


The actor has managed to more than halve his driving ban, after arguing a longer punishment would force him to stop filming a new comedy series.
More than four-fifths of drivers can't stick to a 20mph speed limit

Four-fifths of drivers can't stick to 20mph limit


An overwhelming majority of British drivers struggle to stick to 20mph speed limits, according to new speed compliance figures for 2018.