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£12bn needed to repair roads

Car driving past a pothole

Drivers are set for more misery because councils in England and Wales are facing a huge shortfall in investment in road maintenance and repairs.

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Car adverts can earn drivers £2,000 a year

Car with adverts on

If you're willing to have adverts stuck to the side of your car, you could earn some much-needed extra income - up to £2,000 a year in some cases.

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Will £200m pothole fund improve our roads?

A pothole and a car

Campaigners say a £200m fund for pothole repairs announced by the Chancellor in his 2014 Budget is not enough. We look at the state of the nation's roads.

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Car review: Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 CDI

Mercedes Benz SLK 250 CDI exterior

The Mercedes Benz SLK 250 CDI is good-looking, comfortable and economical. In fact it's hard to find anything to criticise, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Six cars to drive before you die

Ford Mustang

Motoring journalist Rob Griffin lists the top six automotive dream machines that he believes everyone must drive before they take the final exit.

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21 dumb driving selfies

Driver takes a selfie

Since Instagram launched in 2010, more than 10,000 pictures have been tagged with #DrivingSelfie or #DrivingSelfies. Here are just a few of them.

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Got a smartphone? Don't be a dumb driver

Driver using smartphone behind the wheel
Our cautionary video highlights the dangers of using a smartphone when you should be concentrating on the road.  Read More…

Smartphone, dumb driver

Driver taking a 'selfie' behind the wheel

Nearly 1 in 10 motorists have had an accident after using their phone at the wheel, and 7% of drivers have taken photos while in control of their vehicle.

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Car review: New Renault Clio

New Renault Clio Exterior

This sporty new Renault may scream "boy racer", but it’s hard to deny what a pleasure it is to drive, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Insurance, car tax, MOTs and the law

Judge holding law book and gavel

Millions of drivers are facing fines and even court action because they don't realise that insurance, car tax and regular MOTs are required by law.

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