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Are lower speed limits really safer?

A 20mph sign

Cutting speed limits to 20mph in UK towns and cities is becoming increasingly popular. But campaigners warn that slowing traffic down might not be the road-safety solution that politicians say it is.

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The best and worst Jaguars

Jaguar E-Type

Jaguar - it's a British institution but which have been the best of the marque and which have struggled? Motoring journalist Rob Griffin takes a look.

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Car review: New Citroën Grand C4 Picasso

Citroen Grand C4 Picasso interior

Citroën’s latest Picasso has all the practicality you’d expect from a people carrier but considerable Gallic flair to boot, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay

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Car review: New Peugeot 308

Peugeot 308 exterior

Peugeots are becoming easier on the eye and the new 308 would be a good-looking addition to any family, says motor reviewer Tim Barnes Clay.

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12 rather irritating British potholes

Pothole in the road

From heart-shaped holes to man-sized pits, here are some rather irritating potholes from around the country - in pictures.

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Car review: New Vauxhall Insignia Hatchback

Vauxhall Insignia exterior

Vauxhall has come up with an impressive but less pretentious alternative to the likes of the Mondeo and the Passat. It’s an ideal company car, says motoring reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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How young, middle-aged & older drivers view each other

Young, middle-aged and older drivers

Young drivers are fast and dangerous; older drivers are slow and cautious. Stereotypical maybe, but that's how drivers in other age groups view each other, finds new research.

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12 very British parking fails

A car tyre balances on the edge of a kerb

From parking slightly too close to another car to balancing precariously on the edge of kerb, here are 12 very British parking fails.

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Video: It's never too late to learn to drive - Episode 1

Never too late to learn episode one

Do you remember your first time? We follow 32-year-old Gareth as he learns to drive. Here, he meets his instructor from AA driving school and takes to the road for the first time.

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The best and worst Volkswagens

Volkswagen Golf MKII

Volkswagens combine famed German engineering prowess with some great looking machinery. But they're not all winners. We look at the best and worst VWs.

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