• December 13, 2017 - Jack Healy

    Highways England are to announce plans to fit 700 miles-worth of fibre optic cables under motorways that will help with smart and autonomous vehicles. Information on the road ahead and traffic conditions will be transmitted into modern and driverless cars, which could also spell the end for conventional road signs…. Read More

  • December 12, 2017 - Ted Welford

    Disruption from snow has caused travel chaos in the past few days, but many drivers probably didn’t know that driving with snow on your car could cost you. Motorists could be fined £60 and receive up to three points on their license for failing to clear snow from windows, number… Read More

  • December 11, 2017 - Ted Welford

    Lexus has announced that prices for its new LS 500h saloon will start from £72,595. Nearly all of Lexus’ current models – minus its performance cars and the entry level IS – are now hybrids, and the new LS is no exception. Now in its fifth-generation, the new LS has… Read More

  • December 8, 2017 - Ted Welford

    With snow flurries and freezing temperatures sweeping across much of the country this weekend, warnings have been issued to motorists braving inclement weather. Roadside assistance company the RAC is expecting breakdown callouts to be up by nearly nine per cent. On Sunday, when the worst weather is forecast, it’s anticipating… Read More

  • December 7, 2017 - Ted Welford

    Volkswagen has expanded its existing range with new engines and trim levels being added to three of its cars. The recently launched T-Roc small SUV, Arteon saloon and new Polo supermini have received either new engine choices, trim levels or both. The adjustments to the new T-Roc crossover are the… Read More

  • December 6, 2017 - Jack Healy

    A ‘clean air zone’ in the centre of Leeds will not see diesel car and van drivers charged to enter, after a city council ruling decided not to penalise them. The city – the first of 28 required to publish plans to reduce air pollution levels – will instead target… Read More

  • December 5, 2017 - Ted Welford

    Hundreds of miles of roadworks will be lifted to ease congestion over the busy Christmas period. Highways England has announced that an embargo will be placed on certain motorways and congested A roads to help ease traffic flow between December 22 and January 2. Temporary speed limits and further lanes… Read More

  • December 4, 2017 - Ted Welford

    Driving examiners are going on strike for the next 48 hours in protest against changes to the driving test, which come into force today. Members of the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union will go on strike against the changes that will see them working longer hours for no extra… Read More

  • December 1, 2017 - Ted Welford

    Tougher penalties for driving using a mobile are thought to be the reason for a drop in the number of motorists using the devices behind the wheel. Law changes earlier in the year saw the penalties for driving while using a mobile phone double. Motorists caught using the devices are… Read More

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