Vehicles

Northern Gas Networks is promoting clean air with new hydrogen-powered car

Northern Gas Networks (NGN), the North of England’s gas distributer, took delivery of a new hydrogen-powered car at its Thorpe...

Petrol and diesel cars and vans to be kicked to the curb by 2040

The Government has announced plans to stop the sale of new petrol and diesel cars  and vans by 2040, so...

69% of motorists don’t know the minimum legal UK tyre depth limit

A new survey from Venson Automotive Solutions reveals that 69% of motorists don’t know the correct legal tyre tread depth...

6 top parking tips from IAM RoadSmart

Many of us can find parking and looking for the right spot quite challenging but sometimes we also forget about...

38% of drivers say they DON’T use lane one on a smart motorway

Two fifths (38%) of drivers say they will not drive in lane one of a smart motorway where the hard...

Should noisy road works come with warning signs and diversions?

It’s time that noisy building sites and road works came with warning signs to protect the hearing of passers-by as...

Sat navs are turning drivers into “zombies” – especially in London

London drivers are more reliant on satellite navigation systems than anywhere else in the UK – that’s the verdict of...

Road safety charity backs “Do Not Disturb While Driving” mode for iPhones

Apple has announced that its iOS 11 software update is to include a new “Do Not Disturb While Driving” mode...

Nearly a quarter of drivers lie to their insurer about penalty points

Nearly a quarter (23%) of motorists did not inform their insurer the last time they received penalty points on their...

Volkswagen vans now have autonomous emergency braking systems as standard

Volkswagen is to become the first commercial vehicle brand to fit all its vans with autonomous emergency braking systems (Front...