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Blog: Should parking on pavements be banned?

Car parked on pavement

New research shows 69% of people want a ban on pavement parking. Motoring journalist Maria McCarthy explains why she strongly supports a ban too.

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80% of public back 20mph speed limits

20mph zone sign

Almost 80% of the public wants a stricter speed limit in residential areas and town centres. Campaigners say the government needs to act.

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Age appropriate cars

Mature businessman driving convertible

Driving a hot hatch in your sixties? Or perhaps you're an 18-year-old considering a Volvo. How old you are is a crucial factor when deciding on a suitable vehicle, says motor writer Rob Griffin.

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Which motorway are you?

A montage of six British motorways

The British love a good motorway, but are you an M4 fella or an M8 girl? Take our quiz and find out.

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Car review: Honda Insight

Honda Insight exterior

Honda's new hybrid car might be more environmentally friendly than many regular motors, but is it any good? Motoring writer Tim Barnes-Clay finds out.

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Blog: Motoring offences and when not to engage a lawyer

Law book, gavel and lifesaving ring

Motoring lawyer Jeanette Miller admits that her services are unlikely to be required by drivers who face nothing more than financial penalties.

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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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FCA to probe 30m insurance policies

  •  28 Mar, 2014
Insurance man sitting at desk

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced a probe into millions of insurance policies - some up to 40 years old - over fears that customers with older contracts are "forgotten" by the industry.

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Fewer commuters but journeys longer

  •  28 Mar, 2014
A back-end shunt

People are travelling further to get to work but the number of commuters is falling as more staff work from home, according to official figures.

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Blog: Do you enjoy driving?

Frustrated driver at the wheel

New research shows that only a minority of motorists relish their time behind the wheel these days. Where has the thrill of driving gone?

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