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Are £10,000 speeding fines fair?

A speedometer

Ministers plan to give magistrates the power to impose huge financial penalties on drivers found guilty of common offences. Do these proposals go too far?

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Car review: Audi R8 Coupé

Audi R8 V10 exterior

Speed, handling and a work of automotive art thanks to a recent facelift: Tim Barnes Clay reviews the Audi R8 two-door coupé.

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Are dangerous drivers getting away with it?

Judge holding law book and gavel

Convictions for motoring offences have slumped over the past 10 years. Are we better drivers, or is a lack of effective enforcement to blame?

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15 cars driven by World Cup stars

Image of a blue Bugatti Veyron

From Argentines in Ferraris to Brazilians in Audis, here are some of the stunning motors you could afford to drive if you earned a footballer's wage.

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Five of the best BMWs ever made

BMW M3 e30

Attractive, affordable and reliable: it's no wonder BMWs are so popular. But which of the firm's many models are the best? Rob Griffin gives his opinion.

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Video: It's never too late to learn to drive - Episode 2

Never too late to learn episode two

'Stepping it up a gear' We catch up with Gareth, our thirty-something father of one, learning to drive. 

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Car review: Ford Fiesta Ecoboost Powershift

Ford Fiesta Ecoboost Powershift

A sensational all-rounder, the Fiesta offers a lot for its £15,195 price tag, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Alfa Romeo MiTo TwinAir

Alfa Romeo MiTo TwinAir exterior

The 2014 Alfa Romeo MiTo - an arch-rival to the MINI and Audi A1 - is a stylish little motor with plenty of substance, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Mazda3 Fastback

Mazda 3 Fastback

Sporty and safe, the new Mazda3 should appeal both on the road and in the company car park, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Infiniti Q50

Infiniti Q50 exterior

The Q50 by Japanese luxury car maker Infiniti easily competes with German rivals such as the Audi A4 and BMW 3 Series, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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