Two out of three owners of new cars are taking them to independent garages for servicing, repairs and MOTs, according to a new poll.
A ban on smoking in cars when children are passengers now looks set to become law after MPs gave it their backing.
The number of motorists admitting to drug-driving is falling, according to government figures.
Moves to introduce a new greener blend of petrol may cost UK drivers billions of pounds a year, experts have warned.
Around 700 medics and health experts are calling on the government to ban smoking in cars carrying children ahead of a Commons vote on Monday.
Families with low incomes are having to make cuts elsewhere to afford rising motoring costs, the RAC Foundation warns.
A family have described their shock at realising a 30ft-deep sinkhole had opened up in the driveway and swallowed their car - but also their relief that nobody was hurt.
Some critics have slammed plans to install grey 'stealth cameras' on sections of major motorways to target motorists travelling over 70mph.
A ban on smoking in cars with children present has moved a step closer after peers inflicted a defeat on the government in the House of Lords.
Motorists in the UK are feeling the cost of opting to pay their car insurance on a monthly basis.
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