Motoring News

2 January 2009

Over The Top Or The Limit?

With the festive season nearly upon us, nights out are high on the agenda. However, motorists take heed A new Drink Drive survey undertaken by Morning After Breathalyser manufacturer ...

2 January 2009

Mums The Word

Its official – mums are better than dads at driving, it was revealed. A whopping 80 per cent of the 1,000 youngsters aged six to 16 polled claimed they felt happier ...

1 January 2009

Frosting Car Crime Increase

The recent cold spell has brought an increase in the car crime of “frosting” and “car jacking” warns the AA. This week car thieves in Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds, West Midlands, ...

1 January 2009

U-Turb This Congestion Charge

Almost two thirds of motorists would like to see more local authorities follow the example of Manchester City Council and scrap plans to introduce congestion charging during the current economic ...

31 December 2008

Boom and Busters

Footballer’s favourite, the Bentley GT Coupe is depreciating at £500 more per week than it did 12 months ago, reveals HPI, the leading independent vehicle information provider. This means owners ...

31 December 2008

All I Want For Christmas Is...

With the stock market in turmoil and property market sliding, many British investors are finding the best place to put their money is behind the wheel. According to new research ...

29 December 2008

The festive joy of Christmas car journeys!

The Christmas season is approaching, and the familiar site of cars being filled with Christmas presents and stuffed with growing families, will be blessing our motorways soon. When asked who ...

29 December 2008

Dodgy Whiplash Injury Claims

Whiplash personal injury claims are placing increasing pressure on motor insurance premiums, according to AA Insurance. The AA has contributed to a report by the Association of British Insurers, ...

26 December 2008

Avoid festive roadside misery by checking tyre pressures

Motorists are being reminded to check their tyre pressures before setting off on long journeys this holiday period in order to avoid being stranded by the roadside.Many families experience delays ...

26 December 2008

Happy Christmas Rudolf

With Christmas just around the corner there’s one Rudolf that we can be thankful for – but it’s not the red-nosed reindeer. This December, Citroën is celebrating the 10th birthday ...

26 December 2008

Drivers Put 'Sexy' Before Safety On The Road

When questioned, over one third (37 per cent) of motorists admit to being distracted by attractive pedestrians whilst driving, a new study by leading motor insurer Direct Line has found. ...

25 December 2008

Are You Dreaming Of A Sat-Nav Christmas?

Jewellery? Lingerie? Perfume? All these surly must be in the top three Christmas wish lists?Apparently not. Would you believe a sat-nav system is top of the wish list in the ...

25 December 2008

Has 'Big Brother' Fallen Asleep?

As many as 73,000 disqualified novice drivers could have returned to the road illegally over the past decade, according to figures obtained in answer to a Parliamentary question by Liberal ...

24 December 2008

Motorists At Risk As They Go Christmas Crackers

A whopping 8.6 billion miles will be travelled on the UK’s roads this festive season and many of them in unsafe vehicles, according to new research released today.The poll of ...

24 December 2008

Rogue drivers forced off the roads

At last some good news. The number of rogue drivers on Britain's roads has dropped significantly, thanks to the results of a joint police and Government operation.Compared with a ...

23 December 2008

Your car isn’t roadworthy you’re not insured

If you drive an unroadworthy vehicle that is involved in an accident you can be prosecuted, fined and have points put on your licence. Worse news is that your insurance ...

22 December 2008

Young female motorists most at risk of being stranded this winter

Young women aged 18-24 are least likely to have roadside breakdown cover to help them get mobile again this winter. RAC data shows that with four in 10 (40%) risk ...

22 December 2008

Lack Of Goverment Spend Costs Drivers Dear

A lack of council expenditure on road improvement and maintenance is costing British drivers dear, research has found.A study of insurance claims by Auto Windscreens polled Britain's top cities to ...

19 December 2008

Nearly new car for the price of a cappuccino at Motorpoint!

We heard recently of a dealership offering ‘buy one get one free’ cars in a desperate bid to shift the large lumps of metal.Now Motorpoint is giving its customers the ...

19 December 2008

Would You Report A Drink Driver?

If you are out with friends and you notice one of them is drinking and has every intention of driving home, what would you do?According to an AA Populus poll ...

16 December 2008

Those Nosy Parkers

It doesn't matter what size your engine is - what really matters when you're behind the wheel is whether you're wonky, flashy, pushy, nosy or perfect.The different kinds of parkers ...

16 December 2008

Big Brother Really Is Watching You

We have all thought it but now there is proof. Big Brother really is watching every move we make. That is if you have a GreenRoad device fitted to your ...

16 December 2008

Women Lead Drive To Reduce Carbon Footprint

Britain’s female car buyers are more likely to lead the way in cleaner motoring, according to a new report from BMW.BMW doing a report about carbon footprint! What a turn ...

16 December 2008

Bravo Lewis Hamilton

First off, well done to Lewis, you are an inspiration to everyone in this country. However, Lewis Hamilton may be the perfect driver but not the perfect passenger, according to ...