Coronavirus: Police issue stark warning to drivers using empty roads to speed


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.

Ferrari driver caught speeding: "It goes fast"


Bragging about how fast your car is won't get you out of a speeding fine, but that didn't stop a Ferrari driver in Miami from playing that hand.
Automatic speed limiters? Bring them on

Opinion: Automatic speed limiters? Bring them on


New cars will, within three years, be fitted with automatic speed limiters. And that's a good thing, argues Will Dron.
Don’t like our 112mph speed cap? You didn’t like seatbelts, either, says Volvo

Volvo: Speed cap? Seatbelts weren't loved, either


One of Volvo's safety chiefs has compared the negative reactions to its 112mph speed limit with the response to mandatory seatbelts.

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. 

Driver jailed after filming himself at 180mph


A motorist who filmed himself driving at up to 180mph has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.
German teenager banned from driving 49 minutes after passing test

Teen gets driving ban 49 mins after passing test


A German teenager has been banned from driving just 49 minutes after passing his test, after police caught him breaking the speed limit.
Autonomous cars could be allowed to break the speed limit

Autonomous cars could be allowed to speed


The Law Commission is investigating whether future laws should allow self-driving cars to break the speed limit under certain circumstances.