Reader Letters: Red lights, traffic calming, driving in France, diesel dongles and a cardinal rule


"Jim Murray asks why he shouldn’t drive through an empty pelican crossing on red. One reason would be that..."
Reader Letters: New road tax, diesel riddle, headlight flashing, priorité à droit, Smart cars, red lights, plastic Clarkson and potholes

Reader Letters: New road tax and a diesel riddle


"It is disingenuous of the government to pretend that its revision to vehicle tax has a green element..."

Men twice as likely to cross on a red light


Male pedestrians are almost twice as likely as women to cross a road when the pedestrian light is red and tend to jockey for pole position...
No more seeing red after Audi reveals cars that can 'talk' with traffic lights

Audi reveals cars that 'talk' with traffic lights


For drivers, dealing with traffic lights is always the same. When the lights are red, they'll engage neutral and apply the handbrake - only for
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Traffic lights going nowhere despite calls for 80%...


We’ve all been there: quickly checking our smartphones; drumming our fingers on the steering wheel; willing on the red light to change to green...
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Test your knowledge: When and where were the first...


Traffic lights: godsend for the pedestrian; scourge of the impatient driver; invisible to the cyclist. It is reckoned that 15,000 road junctions in...
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Points: Letters of the week, April 19


This week: Mazda MX-5 spare wheel conundrum, personalised 'plate chat continues, Guy Martin feedback and traffic light mastery.
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News: Government considering lengthening red traffic...


The government is reviewing crossing times following concerns that current signals change too quickly for elderly pedestrians.
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News: Skoda reveals the real cost of motoring


Sitting at a set of traffic lights waiting for them to turn from red to green not only seems like an eternity, according to research by Skoda it almost...