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Primary school pupils handing parking tickets to polluting parents


Students in Manchester are educating their parents about air pollution, by handing parking tickets to drivers who leave their car engine idling.

Honda will definitely close Swindon plant in 2021


Honda has confirmed it will shut down its Swindon plant by 2021, claiming "no viable alternatives" to the closure have been found.
“Advanced” autonomous car trials could start in the UK this year

Self-driving cars held back by potholes,poor 4G


Motorists in the UK could see self-driving cars on the road by the end of 2019, but poor 4G coverage and potholes are hampering progress.

Car industry 'enormously damaged' by Brexit


The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has said the UK car industry is now on "red alert", amid growing fears over a no deal Brexit.
Dyson will build a £550m electric car test track in Britain

Dyson to build £550m test track in UK


Dyson will develop a “world-class vehicle testing campus” in Wiltshire, ahead of the expected launch of its first electric car in 2021.
David Beckham heading to court for alleged speeding incident

David Beckham going to court for alleged speeding


A court listing has revealed the ex-footballer David Beckham is alleged to have driven 59mph in a 40mph zone on the A40 earlier this year.

UK road bridges safe, says Highway Englands


Highways England has said road bridges in the UK under its watch are safe and reaffirmed its commitment to properly maintaining them.
Police arrest terror suspect in car crash outside the Houses of Parliament

Suspect arrested in Houses of Parliament car crash


A car crash outside of the Houses of Parliament is being treated as a terrorist incident, the Metropolitan Police has confirmed.
DTM racing will return to Brands Hatch this August

DTM racing returns to Brands Hatch this August


The DTM touring car series' five-year spell away from Brands Hatch will end on August 11, when the series makes its return to the Kentish track.

BTCC to go hybrid-only in 2022


Following the footsteps of Formula One and top-tier Le Mans racing, the British Touring Car Championship will soon be going hybrid-only.

Young woman killed in stolen car crash


A young woman has sadly been killed in Birmingham, as a result of a car crash involving a speeding stolen car.
DVLA encourages road users to regularly take the number plate eyesight test

Take number plate eyesight test, urges DVLA


The DVLA is encouraging more road users to regularly have their eyesight tested, as part of a new safety awareness campaign.
Millions of motorists could need permits to drive in Europe post-Brexit

Brits could need EU driving permits post-Brexit


Millions of motorists could need to buy a £5.50 permit in order to drive in Europe after Brexit, according to the National Audit Office.