Huge crash for Australian caravanner while overtaking in Queensland


Police in Australia have urged drivers to stay safe when towing heavy loads, after an out-of-control caravanner had a hefty crash on a highway.
Snow joke: 10 steps to follow if your car gets stuck in snow

10 steps to follow before driving in snow


Snow, strong winds, snow drifts and freezing rain can play havoc with the UK’s road network, particularly in January and February.
Seaplane-rescuing tour bus strands itself on Australian beach

Watch as a bus rescuing a seaplane gets stranded


A NORMAL day at the beach involves building sand castles, jumping the waves and watching little white fluffy clouds pass overhead. But for visito
Top-5-tow-cars-buying-guide

Top five best tow cars


Take to Britain’s roads at the weekend and you can’t miss the thousands of cars towing caravans, trailers laden with classic cars or boats, horse
Reader Letters: electric car charging standards and towing, M42 refuge, handbrakes on automatics and comfy seats

Reader Letters: electric car charging standards an


"We are charging ahead with electric cars without the necessary planning. The government needs to step in and introduce a fast-charging standard"
Reader Letters: Smart motorways, disabled parking spaces, motorway etiquette and reporting drivers without tax

Reader Letters: Smart motorways and blue badges


David Holden complains of the “war on motorists” after receiving a ticket for driving at 57mph in a 50mph limit — and wonders whether to...
Car Clinic: Will a 1.6-litre petrol Vauxhall Astra automatic pull a caravan?

Car Clinic: Will petrol auto car pull a caravan?


I want to buy a 14/15-plate automatic Vauxhall Astra to pull a caravan with a maximum laden weight of 1,172kg...
Caravaners rejoice: the self-driving car will take the tedium out of towing

Self-driving car takes the tedium out of towing


No list of the most mundane aspects of driving would be complete without including towing a caravan.
When is it OK to tow another car, and what do I need to know before towing?

When is it OK to tow another car, and what do I need...


Towing another car behind yours might sound like a simple operation, but it isn’t – if you’ve never towed another vehicle, you’ll discover...
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News: Caravanners get a helping hand with tricky reversing


Volkswagen has built a car that can take over the tricky task of reversing a trailer or caravan.