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The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has welcomed a planned crackdown on fraudulent whiplash claims after road traffic incidents.

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Posted 22 June 2017 by Ellie Priestley

Tags: Accident, Car, Driving, Whiplash

Family getaways are a highlight of the summer but the journey can be a source of arguments and frustration, according to a poll of over 1,500 British motorists commissioned by the Motor Ombudsman, the automotive dispute resolution provider.

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Posted 20 June 2017 by Ellie Priestley

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The prestigious Silverstone 500, the biggest race of the season.

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Posted 16 June 2017 by Louise Page

Tags: racing, silverstone

Drivers are in the dark when it comes to what cyclists can and can't do on the road, according to research by eBikes Direct.

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Posted 14 June 2017 by Louise Page

Tags: bikes, cyclist, motorists

We knew Snetterton was going to be a tough weekend - the circuit doesn't suit our car.

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Posted 12 June 2017 by Louise Page

Tags: Racing, RPJ, Snetterton, team

Motorists who drive under the influence of drink or drugs will be targeted as part of a month-long campaign in Norfolk and Suffolk.

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Posted 12 June 2017 by Louise Page

Tags: drink, driving, drugs, Norfolk, police, Suffolk

Apple has announced a new safety feature for iPhones that will block notifications while the user is driving.

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Posted 08 June 2017 by Jodie Salter

Tags: Driving, Iphone, RAC, Safe

Across the UK, the average price of petrol fell by nearly 2p a litre in May while diesel prices were down 2.5p, according to data from the latest RAC Fuel Watch report.

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Posted 06 June 2017 by Jodie Salter

Tags: Diesel, Petrol, Prices, RAC

More than 200 drivers a day are caught using a mobile phone at the wheel, despite tougher penalties coming into force.

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Posted 02 June 2017 by Jodie Salter

Tags: Driving, Motorists, Phones, RAC

This week, road safety charity IAM RoadSmart launched a 12-point 'manifesto' calling on all road safety professionals to work together to reduce the number of people killed and seriously injured on the UK's roads.

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Posted 01 June 2017 by Jodie Salter

Tags: IAM, Roads, RoadSmart, Safety

The European Commission is being urged to introduce new minimum safety standards for new cars, vans and trucks, making a number of autonomous features mandatory on new vehicles.

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Posted 30 May 2017 by Jodie Salter

Tags: Autonomous, cars, features, New, safety, vehicle

UK motorists have been handed fines totalling up to £526m after driving too fast on stretches of motorway with variable 'smart' speed cameras, according to research by Confused.com.

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Posted 25 May 2017 by Jodie Salter

Tags: camera, confused.com, motorists, speed

A shockingly high number of motorists have bent the truth when applying for car insurance, according to a new survey by money-saving website VoucherCodesPro.
 

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Posted 22 May 2017 by Jodie Salter

Tags: Car, GoCompare, insurance, motorists, VoucherCodesPro

Tailgating and using a mobile phone have been named the most annoying driving habits in a survey of AA members.

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Posted 18 May 2017 by Jodie Salter

Tags: AA, mobile, motorist, phones, Tailgating

A new initiative is being launched on the Isle of Wight this month to enhance the skills of drivers aged over 60.

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Posted 15 May 2017 by Jodie Salter

Tags: Drivers, Older, Road, Safety, Skills

Nissan is turning to Victorian-era (19th century) technology in an effort to reduce smartphone distractions while driving.

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Posted 11 May 2017 by Jodie Salter

Tags: Nissan, RAC, Road, Safety, smartphone

Police in Norfolk are hoping to grab the attention of young drivers -- and deliver life-saving road safety advice -- with the help of a Porsche Cayman GT4.

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Posted 08 May 2017 by Jodie Salter

Tags: GT4, Lind, Norfolk, Police, Porsche, Trust

The season is now in full swing, but it didn’t quite start as we expected. We arrived at Oulton knowing that we were prepared and ready to challenge after showing great pace in testing. We duly converted this to a double pole position in qualifying, with Seb and I both topping the time sheets in our respective qualifying sessions with two new qualifying lap records!
 

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Posted 03 May 2017 by Ellie Priestley

Tags: Car, Oulton, Race, Rockingham

New ethical guidance for doctors in the UK says that they can report drivers who get behind the wheel despite medical advice not to.

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Posted 28 April 2017 by Jodie Salter

Tags: DVLA, GMC, GPs, Motorists

Private parking companies obtained 4.71 million vehicle-keeper records from the DVLA in the last financial year, according to a report from the RAC Foundation.

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Posted 25 April 2017 by Ellie Priestley

Tags: businesses, parking, private, tickets

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