Motoring News

16 December 2008

Oh Please Just Belt Up

One life could be saved each day if all drivers and passengers belted up every time they got in a car, according to a newly launched Government campaign.Graphic images of ...

16 December 2008

Drugalyers Could 'Weed Out' 50K A Year

Half of drivers believe that drug driving is a more common and serious problem than drink driving, according to a poll of 17,500 AA Populus panel members.Over 50,000 drivers a ...

10 December 2008

More men than women happy to have one too many for the road

A new study has revealed men are much more willing to drive after drinking than women. It also carries a warning that it's not just your life you could be ruining when ...

4 December 2008

UK New Car Sales Plummet

New car sales in the UK fell by almost 39% during November compared to November 2007.This adds to the dismal figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders which ...

26 November 2008

Chewing Gum Helps Steer Learner Drivers To Success

Over half of Brits (57%)1 struggle to learn to drive, but in a recent study, something as simple as chewing gum managed to help improve the driving skills of 36 ...

21 November 2008

Bad News For Russel Brand But Good News For Richard Hammond

Richard Hammond is more appealing to women than David Beckham and Russell Brand is nearly as unpopular as Cherie Blair according to a new survey by leading online tyre retailer ...

14 November 2008

Britain’s Motorists Prepare for ‘Raging Winter’

The UK may be on the edge of a winter road rage epidemic, nearly 30 per cent of all male drivers have admitted to confronting another driver in a ‘road ...

11 November 2008

G4 Challenge

The G4 Challenge as reported earlier is unfortunately not open to the public ...

31 October 2008

Sat Nav's Or Sat Nags?

You are running late so you take the corner a bit faster than you ought to – but a disembodied voice on the dashboard is having none of it.A new ...

31 October 2008

Every School Pupil Should Sport a Bright Orange ‘Uniform’

GEM Motoring Assist, the not for profit organisation concerned with the safety of all road users, says that every school in the United Kingdom should adopt a new ‘uniform’ ...

31 October 2008

Seven Blunders Of The MOT World

If your car is due it’s MOT, then a few basic checks before you go could save you valuable pennies.Kwik-Fit has revealed the seven blunders of the MOT world. ...

31 October 2008

Going Green Is Driving Us Into The Red

Soon, thousands of cars could become worthless as road tax hikes attack drivers pockets, with the hardest hit being families who need bigger vehicles.In 2007, the Labour government announced that ...

31 October 2008

4x4 Drivers Fight Back

Gas-guzzlers, Chelsea tractors, smog monsters, 'roadents' - whatever term is used - it seems they've finally had enough of the taunts. Owners have now set up their own 4x4 Charter ...

31 October 2008

women Lead Drive To Reduce

Britain’s female car buyers are more likely to lead the way in cleaner motoring, according to a new report from BMW1.Latest research reveals that women are keener to choose a ...

28 October 2008

Classics from BCA offer a Licence to Thrill

‘Quantum of Solace’, the latest outing from 007, is heading to big screens this weekend and for Bond fans looking to emulate their hero, ‘Classics from BCA’ could be the perfect answer. ...

27 October 2008

Motorists Consider Converting To LPG

Autogas, the leading automotive liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) supplier, has found that almost 50 per cent of motorists have considered converting their car to run on LPG because of the ...

27 October 2008

Scrap October Time Change

Latest research from motor insurer yesinsurance.co.uk indicates that around 100 deaths and 800 serious injuries from road accidents would be prevented each year if the UK stayed on British Summer ...

27 October 2008

A Billion Pounds To Reduce Car Travel

A billion pounds of public transport fare cuts would reduce car travel by less than half a percent, according to the Royal Automobile Club Foundation's latest research paper, 'Public Transport ...

27 October 2008

We Ill-Equipped Brits

The clocks went back this weekend signifying the arrival of winter but it would seem that the majority of UK motorists would not be preparing their vehicles adequately according to ...

27 October 2008

Killer Heels

With the unveiling of new 8-inch stilettos and news that women are turning to Botox in an attempt to repair their damaged feet, Sheilas' Wheels is urging female motorists to ...

23 October 2008

Killer Heels

With the unveiling of new 8-inch stilettos and news that women are turning to Botox in an attempt to repair their damaged feet, Sheilas’ Wheels is urging female motorists to ...

10 October 2008

Drivers give thumbs down to motorway toll lanes

The majority of UK drivers have given the thumbs down to proposed new motorway toll lanes according to a new survey by Motorpoint.The poll by the UK car supermarket found ...

10 October 2008

Are you the owner of a love machine?

A survey from fish4cars can reveal we are a nation of amorous drivers who like nothing more than a little passion on the road!The survey of 18 to 50 year ...

10 October 2008

Motorists urged not to be duped by bargain buys as car prices plummet

Drivers looking for a bargain buy have been warned not to be taken in by plummeting car prices, which may hide a vehicle’s history.  While the credit crisis threatens to drive ...