Vehicles

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...

Tailgating is Britain’s most irritating driving habit – Says AA

The AA has polled more than 140,000 members since 2008 to find out what they think is the most irritating...

RAC sees surprise increase in pothole-related breakdowns

Despite mild and comparatively dry winter conditions the RAC attended 63% more pothole-related breakdowns in the first quarter of 2017...

First wave of Ford Transit plug-in hybrid vans hit the road in autumn

The first wave of fleets participating in the Ford Transit plug-in hybrid van (PHEV) London trial, starting this autumn, have...

It’s a Plumb Job – VW is celebrating “Hug A Plumber Day”

With April 25 marking national ‘Hug A Plumber Day’ and the start of the CV Show, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles will...

Tougher new speeding penalties come into force next week

Tough new speeding penalties come into force on 24 April, which could see drivers fined 75% of their weekly income...