Motoring

4 September 2008

Driven To Deception

Dishonest motorists who see insurance as a way to clear their debts or make money face a nasty surprise.Figures released today by the ABI (Association of British Insurers) show that ...

4 September 2008

Under-Inflated Tyres Add £1.3 Billion To Fuel Bill

With motorists looking for new ways to cut their fuel bills, Kwik-Fit’s annual nationwide tyre spot check concludes that 12 million motorists could cut costs at the pump by a ...

20 August 2008

Shared car trips are driving couples round the bend

UK’s lovebirds are losing their way—and their tempersCouples planning a leisurely car trip together are likely to find that it ends in tears, it has been revealed. Over three quarters ...

15 August 2008

Help for travel sick dogs

Help is at hand for those of us who would like to take our dog in the car more often but are put off by the prospect of it being ...

15 August 2008

Where is the cheapest petrol this summer?

Keepmoving.co.uk, the UK’s premier motoring and traffic website, will be helping consumers ease their credit crunch worries by letting them know where the cheapest petrol is, anywhere in the UK, ...

15 August 2008

Safe drivers at more risk

Drivers who stick to the speed limit are nearly twice as likely to be followed too closely as those who flout the Highway Code.Tailgating, driving closer to the vehicle in ...

15 August 2008

Motorists call for automatic re-testing at 70

Almost two thirds of drivers would be happy to re-sit their test when they reach 70 - even if it means them potentially failing! The online poll by Motorpoint, ...

15 August 2008

Tackling careless driving

Motorists who kill while using a mobile phone will face prison under new laws to come into force next week.Ministers said on Friday that the new careless driving laws would ...

11 August 2008

Beware The Morning After

The summer anti-drink drive campaign is well under way and motorists are being advised to pay particular attention if driving the next day.Alcohol can stay in your blood stream for ...

10 August 2008

Child Car Seat Warning

Parents have been reminded to ensure their young children are properly restrained in the car after a toddler was thrown 150 feet to her death when the family’s BMW crashed ...

9 August 2008

We Cannot Live Without Our Car

In stark contrast to the recent report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, which said that car ownership was a luxury, major consumer research by a leading personal insurance provider has ...
8 August 2008

Supermarkets Cut Fuel Prices Again

While some scrupulous motorway service stations are charging up to 6p a litre above the national average for fuel, supermarkets have continued the fuel war by cutting pump prices for ...

8 August 2008

Oh How The Other Half Live

A motorist sent his Lamborghini on a 6,500-mile round-trip to London for an oil change - at a cost of more than £23,000.The £190,000 vehicle was loaded on to a ...

6 August 2008

Identity Theft For Cars

HPI confirms the rise of the ‘clone’ and warns buyers to protect against financial lossHPI is warning used car buyers to protect themselves from the growing threat of car cloning ...

6 August 2008

Anxious adults driven to distraction behind the wheel

* 34% of adults feel anxious before setting off on trips with kids * 35% of adults admit to having been distracted by kids in the car * 73% of adults say ...

4 August 2008

Anxious Adults Behind The Wheel? Never!

They might be useful for getting from A to B, but without cars, generations of exasperated mums and dads would not have had to endure the endless roars of "are ...
3 August 2008

Try Reversing Your Fuel Bills

Did you know you could save up to £2 of fuel per week by simply reversing your car into a parking space, so you drive away forwards? As well as ...

2 August 2008

Penalties For Using Safety Camera Detectors Abroad

Motorists are being warned to dismantle or remove their safety camera detectors when driving abroad to avoid serious penalties. In some countries, in-car sat nav systems that show where safety ...

1 August 2008

Chrysler Grand Voyager 3.2 Limited

The all-new Chrysler Grand Voyager now in the UK showrooms has been dubbed the most safest and luxurious seven seater family car to date.Replacing the outgoing model, the new Voyager ...

1 August 2008

AA Slams Government’s ‘Inconsiderate’ Parking Plan

Transport Minister Rosie Winterton plans to introduce new rules in spring next year following a consultation that could see drivers fined £70 if they park at dropped footways or double ...

1 August 2008

Holy Smoke

A painter and decorator has been fined for smoking in his own van - because it is classed as his work place. Gordon Williams, 58, who had finished work for ...

31 July 2008

Oh Those Pesky Birds

Bird droppings cause £57 million worth of damage to cars annually, according to research by Zurich Insurance. Data - ahead of the summer influx of birds to the UK - ...

30 July 2008

Clamped If You Fail To Pay Three Tickets

Motorists who fail to pay three parking tickets face having their cars clamped or towed away under strict new rules.The new law will come into force in two months and ...

29 July 2008

VW Phaeton Review

Volkswagen is not exactly a manufacturer renowned for producing luxurious cars. Now do not get me wrong, I am a great fan of VW and respect thier cars for their ...

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