Driving

Britain’s worst driving habits revealed 0

New survey reveals dangerous behaviour of UK motorists The poor standards of driver behaviour in the UK have been laid bare by the findings of a new survey which found many British drivers are frequently exhibiting dangerous and often illegal behaviour behind the wheel. The survey, commissioned by online car service provider Servicing Stop, reveals(…)

Top holiday travel tips for holiday drivers 0

It’s this time of year that many of us will be taking to the roads for our summer holidays. Whether just on these shores, or further afield, we’ve compiled a few holiday driving tips to bear in mind for those taking to the tarmac. Travel correctly equipped. Make sure you’re carrying all the necessary equipment(…)

The simple mistake that can land you a hefty parking fine 0

Councils and parking firms are using a new stealth tactic that could see thousands of motorists being hit with a completely unexpected parking fine. Money guru, Martin Lewis has warned drivers that throwing away pay and display parking tickets can lead to a sizable bill up to two months later. Speaking on ITV breakfast show(…)

Babies born this year may never have to drive 0

It may be that babies born this year will never need to take a driving test, Amanda Blanc, boss of UK insurance company, AXA, believes. The increasingly developments being made with regards to self-driving cars mean that it is highly likely that autonomous vehicles will render the human driver redundant. Ms Blanc did warn however(…)

Are we becoming nostalgic about the impending end of the car age? 0

As more cities are taking steps to outlaw cars from their streets, Instagrammers appear to be fetishise them in growing numbers. A cluster of parked, classic cars are appearing on a growing number of sites, most parked next to attractive, retro architecture that matches the car’s original era. Amongst the hashtags being used to display(…)

UK roads not suitable for autonomous cars say experts 0

Experts from the fleet and technology industries have labelled the roads of the UK ‘unfit’ for autonomous cars in their current state. Poor road surfaces, highway furniture and the regularity of roadworks have been cited as the main current antagonists to wide-scale adoption. The CEO of the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association, Gerry Kearney,(…)

New rules needed for dash cams says AA 0

The AA has stated that new legislation needs to be introduced regarding the use of vehicle dashcams. Drivers who regularly share their dashcam footage could be accused of voyeurism, the motoring organisation believes. The AA feels that the posting of dashcam footage on social media can be insensitive and many doing so do not fully(…)

Are Brits in favour of new motoring legislation? 0

In just three months, a string of new motoring regulations have been introduced landing drivers with tougher penalties and heftier fines; but despite the changes, motorists appear to be backing the government’s decision. In March, a Fixed Penalty Unit was introduced for mobile phone users which means guilty socialites must pay a hefty £200 fine(…)

All hail autonomous! 0

Motorists are gearing up to offer a warm welcome to autonomous vehicles, hoping it’s the answer to all of our prayers. A new study by Servicing Stop, asked more than 1,600 motorists how they think British people will benefit from autonomous vehicles. More than 40% said that self-driving cars would offer improved mobility for the(…)

General Election 2017 – All three parties pledge to clean up UK roads 0

Labour, Liberal Democrats and Conservatives have launched their exhaustive manifestos ahead of next month’s election – all three citing diesel vehicles as a major concern. On the cards is a diesel scrappage scheme, a complete ban on the sale of diesel vehicles and a £600m investment towards zero-emission cars – but it’s this massive Tory(…)