Conservatives detail plans to end ‘anti-car’ measures in Britain

Transport secretary Mark Harper pledges to make driving “as straightforward, smooth, fair, environmentally responsible and safe as possible.”
Not wearing a seatbelt could bring three penalty points

AA calls for campaign to encourage seatbelt use

The head of the AA has called for a 'concerted and targeted' education campaign to get drivers in Great Britain to wear their seatbelts.
9 in 10 drivers affected by potholes last year

Pothole crisis to worsen

Budget cuts, freezing weather and sanctions on Russia are among the factors contributing to the ongoing pothole crisis in the UK.
Drug driving

Record drug driving and speeding cases

Figures showing record numbers of people caught speeding or driving under the influence of drugs has been described as shocking by the AA.
Car Clinic: I've lost my locking wheel nut key — how can I change a flat tyre?

I've lost my locking wheel nut key

"The key to my locking wheel nut is missing; now I have a flat tyre and cannot change it. Any ideas?"
Urgent need for pay-per-mile road pricing, MPs say

Urgent need for pay-per-mile road pricing, MPs say

The UK must urgently introduce pay-per-mile road pricing to make up the £35bn budget shortfall created by the switch to electric cars, MPs say.
Learner drivers struggle to book tests amid backlog

More learners choosing automatic test

Learner drivers are increasingly choosing to take both driving lessons and their practical driving tests in cars with automatic gearboxes.
Driver caught using laser jammers to avoid speeding tickets

Half of speed cameras are broken

Half of all speed cameras in the UK are broken according to figures obtained by the BBC’s Panorama team.

Drivers advised to book September MOT early

Owners of cars with an MOT due in September this year are being advised to quickly book an appointment to avoid missing out due to a major surge.
AA driving instructors suffering ‘anxiety and debt’ over franchise payments during lockdown

AA instructors rebel over coronavirus payments

AA driving instructors are threatening to cancel direct debits after after it insisted they would need to defer payments
What Brexit means for driving in Europe

Driving in Europe after Brexit: a guide

The UK has officially left the European Union. Here's everything you need to know about driving in Europe after Brexit.
Expect 10% rise in school run traffic next week, says AA

Expect 10% rise in school run traffic next week

Nerves over public transport and restrictions on car sharing may lead to jams
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The AA warns of back-to-school jams

Pop-up cycle lanes and wider pavements could cause ‘localised gridlock’ if parents chose to drive, warns the AA.