Figures reveal average motorway delay of 8.9 seconds per mile

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A new report by the Office for Road and Rail has revealed how bad motorway and A road traffic is in England.

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Introduction of £5 fee to use charging points for EVs

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Drivers of electric vehicles (EVs) will soon have to pay to use a major network of charging points as the sole provider of motorway charging stations has announced it will introduce a £5 fee.

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Figures reveal thousands of motorists commit pump and run

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A new survey has revealed that over 25,000 motorists in the UK drove off forecourts without paying for their petrol last year, Yahoo Finance reports.

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Cost of running a car falls as bus and rail fares rise

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New figures from the Department for Transport (DfT) suggest motorists in the UK are enjoying some of the lowest running costs for decades, the RAC reports.

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Figures reveal the UK's best-selling plug-in cars

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The latest DVLA figures have revealed there were nearly 60,000 electric or plug-in hybrid cars registered in the UK as of April this year, Auto Express reports.

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Government considers diesel tax hike

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In a bid to cut air pollution, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin, has hinted at a tax hike for diesel cars, Auto Express reports.

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Hands-free phone use is 'equally distracting'

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Researchers from the University of Sussex have found that using a hands-free phone whilst driving is just as distracting as holding the phone in your hand, BBC News reports.

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Fewer people see drink driving as unacceptable

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The biennial survey by the Department for Transport's road safety website, THINK!, has revealed a decrease in the number of people who deem drink driving to be unacceptable, the RAC reports.

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Foxes blamed for cut brake cables

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Drivers in Royal Tunbridge Wells are being advised to check their brakes prior to setting off following a spate of incidents in which cables were chewed through by urban foxes

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Average speed cameras on the increase

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New research by the RAC Foundation has revealed the number of road miles covered by permanent average speed cameras has doubled in the last three years, Auto Express reports.

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Record number of cars on UK roads

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The Department for Transport's latest Road Transport figures have revealed the number of cars on UK roads has hit a record high.

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Modern Transport Bill announced in Queen's Speech

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The Queen's Speech took place this week to outline the proposed legislation the Government aims to bring about in the new Parliamentary year.

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One in 12 vehicles could have cloned number plates

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New research from the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) suggests that one in 12 of the UK's 37 million vehicles could have cloned number plates, the Telegraph reports.

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Texting behind wheel impedes brain's safety sense

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A new study has found that texting while driving can cause a key safety function in the brain to stop working, making it one of the most dangerous activities motorists can undertake, the RAC reports.

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Government sets out driving test reforms

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The Government have published proposals to change the driving test in a bid to help the next generation of drivers deal with the demands of modern roads.

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Research reveals where drivers are most likely to have a speeding ticket overturned

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Auto Express research has revealed the areas where drivers have a higher chance of getting a speeding ticket overturned.

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Committee decides on smart motorway education

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A committee looking at how all-lane running schemes have been working has decided to review the distances between emergency rescue areas (ERAs).

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Fuel prices increase for second consecutive month

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New RAC Fuel Watch data has revealed a second consecutive month of price rises has resulted in British motorists paying an average of 108p per litre when filling up at forecourts.

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Two thirds of drivers think humans should control vehicles

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Research commissioned by IAM RoadSmart, formerly the Institute of Advanced Motorists, has revealed drivers are not so keen on the idea of autonomous cars, the RAC reports.

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Volvo to launch UK's largest self-driving trial

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Swedish carmaker Volvo has announced plans to run the largest ever test of autonomous car technology on UK roads next year, Top Gear reports.

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