Monthly Archives: August 2018

Government looks to introduce new eco-fuel – but is your car compatible?

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More than half a million cars will be unable to use a new greener fuel set to be introduced to the UK. The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a consultation to review its proposal to introduce the more environmentally … Continue reading

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Almost a quarter of UK drivers admit to being nervous about driving on motorways

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A recent study conducted by Nissan suggests that millions of British drivers feel anxious and lack confidence when driving on high-speed roads. Results from the survey of 2,000 drivers revealed the motoring situations that made drivers most anxious, with 23% … Continue reading

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Eldest siblings are the worst drivers, study finds

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Eldest siblings are the worst drivers, a new study has found. Privilege Car Insurance looked at the driving of 1,395 people and discovered that older brothers and sisters are most likely to pick up bad driving habits. The results concluded … Continue reading

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Projection for annual private parking fines shoots up to nearly 6.5m

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Private parking firms could have issued nearly 6.5 million tickets to drivers by the end of this financial year, new research has revealed. A study by the RAC Foundation estimates that if current rates continue, private firms will have issued … Continue reading

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Driving instructor faces jail over abuse

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A driving instructor is facing years behind bars after he was found guilty of sexually abusing 14 female students while they were in his car. Sleazy Neil Addison, 55, carried out the attacks on young women in Fife over a … Continue reading

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Cyclists could face same punishments as drivers

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One of Britain’s top motoring lawyers is demanding new penalties for cyclists, as well as a controversial scheme to register the almost eight million cyclists who use Britain’s roads. The scheme would mean bicycles being issued with number plates, or … Continue reading

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Latest drink-driving figures “very disappointing”

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The number of people either killed or injured in drink-drink crashes has climbed to its highest level since 2012, according to the Department for Transport. The DfT final estimates for traffic accidents involving illegal alcohol levels in 2016 make for … Continue reading

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Brake urges full review of road safety laws as cycling offence consultation is launched

News from Brake Sunday, 12 August 2018 news@brake.org.uk   The Department for Transport has announced the launch of a consultation which will look at whether a new offence equivalent to causing death by careless or dangerous driving should be introduced … Continue reading

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Areas with the highest levels of car theft in the UK revealed

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The most likely places in the UK to have your car stolen have been revealed, with London leading the way. New analysis of more than five million car insurance inquiries released by price comparison website Moneysupermarket shows Romford to be … Continue reading

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Apple could be introducing AR windshields perfect for FaceTime

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Your car could act a lot more like your iPhone in the future – at least according to Apple patent fillings for an augmented reality windshield. Patently Apple found a European patent application for a windshield display that presents map … Continue reading

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