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Supermarkets raise petrol prices almost every day for 3 months

Supermarkets raise petrol prices almost every day for 3 months

Britain’s supermarkets have increase their petrol prices almost every single day for the last three months. Prices at the “big four” chains’ filling stations have not fallen since late February, despite other retailers cutting their charges. The supermarkets, which sell 45 per cent of all the country’s fuel, have raised the price of unleaded on […]

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Driver’s death-defying near miss as runaway truck wheel rips through car roof

Driver’s death-defying near miss as runaway truck wheel rips through car roof

A driver has survived a terrifying near-miss after a tyre detached from a lorry and crushed his oncoming car. Police said the man is “the luckiest driver in the world” after he survived the 22.5-inch tyre crashing through his windscreen on the M6. The driver of this car is the luckiest person in the world […]

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You can now reserve your Honda e for £800

You can now reserve your Honda e for £800

Honda has announced that reservations for its electric city car – the Honda e – are now open. Customers in the UK, Germany, France and Norway can now put their name down for one of the much-anticipated EVs via a dedicated reservation site. A refundable reservation fee of £800 will get them a “priority ordering” […]

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Drivers hit with 2 million extra parking tickets as private firms make up to £680m a year

Drivers hit with 2 million extra parking tickets as private firms make up to £680m a year

British drivers have been hit with a major rise in the number of tickets handed out by private parking firms. RAC Foundation analysis of government data has revealed that an additional 2.05 million tickets were issued last year compared with 2017/18. That represents a 20 per cent annual increase and means the private enforcement companies […]

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Deadly defects – vehicle flaws blamed for more than 1,500 crashes a year

Deadly defects – vehicle flaws blamed for more than 1,500 crashes a year

Avoidable vehicle defects are to blame for more than 1,500 crashes a year on UK roads. And problems with areas such as brakes, tyres and steering contributed to 32 fatal crashes in 2017 as well as hundreds of other serious incidents, according to Department for Transport data. The DfT figures showed that vehicle defects were […]

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8 medical conditions that you need to tell the DVLA about or risk a £1000 fine

8 medical conditions that you need to tell the DVLA about or risk a £1000 fine

British drivers are being warned that they could leave themselves open to fines and prosecution if they don’t inform the DVLA of some health conditions. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) requires motorists to inform it if they suffer from any of the medical conditions on its notifiable conditions list. But it is estimated […]

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Drivers face automatic £100 fine for ignoring smart motorway signs

Drivers face automatic £100 fine for ignoring smart motorway signs

Drivers will be hit with automatic fines and penalty points if they ignore lane closure signs on Britain’s smart motorways. The Home Office has approved new powers for police that will allow them to issue £100 fixed penalty notices to drivers caught flouting lane closures or driving illegally on the hard shoulder. Red X At […]

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The most and least reliable used cars named

The most and least reliable used cars named

The UK’s most and least reliable used cars have been revealed in new research looking at the dependability of older cars. The wide-reaching study by What Car? set out to find the best and worst second-hand options for drivers and found that the Toyota Yaris was the most reliable used car while the BMW 1 […]

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Common motorway myths debunked

Common motorway myths debunked

There are around 2,300 miles of motorway across Britain, stretching from England’s south west to central Scotland but, according to new research, they remain a bit of a mystery to many drivers. A study of motorists’ knowledge has revealed that many people struggle with the basics of driving on a motorway and some young drivers […]

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How far will the UK’s most popular cars get on a single tank of fuel?

How far will the UK’s most popular cars get on a single tank of fuel?

Fuel prices are a constant source of worry for drivers and recent months have seen a series of rises adding to their burden. According to the RAC, petrol prices jumped more than 5p per litre in April – the worst rise in nearly 20 years – and there is little sign of costs dropping any […]

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