Police begin crackdown on driver mobile phone use

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A police campaign across England and Wales aimed at stopping drivers using their mobile phones has begun, according to the RAC.

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Report claims certain tyre pressure monitors fail under real driving conditions

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A new report by campaign group Transport & Environment suggests tyre pressure monitors fitted to some models are only capable of passing lab-based vehicle type approval tests and fail in real driving conditions.

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Over 50,000 speeding drivers caught on smart motorways

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An investigation by the BBC's One Show has revealed that the number of motorists fined for speeding on smart motorways has increased by 50,000 over the last five years.

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Which age group is most likely to speed?

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Young drivers tend to have a bad reputation. While they might lack experience, are they really that reckless when they're behind the wheel?

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'Ghost' brokers selling bogus policies in car insurance scam

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Police are issuing warnings over a recent car insurance scam, which involves 'ghost' insurance brokers selling bogus policies, the Telegraph reports.

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Drink drivers to be educated on dangers of drug driving

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A new initiative will see people convicted of driving over the alcohol limit being educated on the dangers of drug driving in existing rehabilitation courses, Fleet News reports.

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Research reveals who is angrier behind the wheel

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It has long been a stereotype that men are angrier when behind the wheel. However, this has been debunked by a new study.

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London most congested city in Europe

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Analysis sponsored by the Sunday Times has revealed the sheer extent of the growing issue of road traffic congestion in the UK, which has increased 40% in the last four years.

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Road damage results in 30,000 compensation claims

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A new analysis carried out by the RAC Foundation has found that vehicle damage as a result of poor road conditions led to over 30,000 compensation claims to local councils in the last financial year.

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Young drivers admit they are unsafe at the wheel

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Young drivers often get a bad reputation for being reckless on the roads, but a new report suggests there may be some truth to this stereotype.

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New report predicts half of all UK car sales will be driverless by 2041

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Driverless cars will account for 50% of UK car sales by the year 2041, according to a new report from South Korean manufacturer Kia.

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Drivers face tougher penalties for mobile phone use

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Penalties for drivers caught using a mobile phone at the wheel are set to become more severe with the number of points on your licence to double from three to six, Fleet News reports.

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Who are the most dangerous drivers?

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There are many stereotypes of drivers, but do drivers believe these typecasts when it comes to our opinions of others on the road?

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Over two thirds of motorists plagued by bad "carma"

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There are numerous checks that motorists can do to their cars to reduce the risk of having a breakdown, but sometimes it's just a case of bad luck.

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Decrease in the number of young people learning to drive

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A new study published as part of the Department for Transport's National Travel Survey suggests that there are fewer teenagers learning to drive than ever before.

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Drivers can take eight hours to find a mechanic

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Experiencing a breakdown or a fault with your vehicle is annoying enough, but then you have to deal with the hassle of trying to find a garage that can fix it. But just how fussy are we at finding a mechanic?

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UK car sales saw continued growth in August

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There were concerns about the effect Brexit would have on many industries in the UK, but the nation's car industry continues to experience growth, with August figures revealing new car sales were on the rise.

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Tesla could limit automatic steering for drivers failing to use Autopilot correctly

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New Autopilot safety restrictions could be introduced by Tesla in a bid to increase driver safety, WIRED reports.

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Driver distraction top concern for connected cars

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New research by RAC Business has revealed that over half of businesses are concerned that the introduction of connected cars to their fleet will lead to driver distraction as a result of in-car technology.

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Increase in UK road casualties

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The latest figures suggest there has been a 1.9% increase in the number of people killed or seriously injured on Britain's roads, leading some to criticise the government's road safety record, Fleet News reports.

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