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Warning of transport poverty rise

  •  06 Feb, 2014
filling up car

Families with low incomes are having to make cuts elsewhere to afford rising motoring costs, the RAC Foundation warns.

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The best & worst East European cars ever made

Skoda Favorit

From Lada to Skoda, motoring journalist Rob Griffin looks at some of the best and worst cars to come out of Eastern Europe.

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Car review: New Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback exterior

The new Subaru Outback is a joy to drive and has a more premium feel than its predecessor, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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30ft sinkhole swallows family car

  •  04 Feb, 2014
Sinkhole in front of house

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.

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New speed cameras for UK motorways

  •  03 Feb, 2014
Motorway traffic

Some critics have slammed plans to install grey 'stealth cameras' on sections of major motorways to target motorists travelling over 70mph.

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Blog: Should we ban smoking in cars with children?

Hand of a person smoking while driving

Labour wants to make it illegal for drivers to light up in the presence of children. You may agree this is a bad habit: but is legislation really necessary?

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Blog: Should cyclists be allowed to ride on pavements?

A cyclist, motorist and pedestrian

Cyclists who ride on pavements face a potential £50 fine. But are our roads so dangerous that cyclists should be allowed to mix with pedestrians, asks motoring journalist and cyclist Maria McCarthy.

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Child car smoking ban moves closer

  •  30 Jan, 2014
Smoking in a car

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.

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The six best looking cars of all time

Mercedes Benz 300 SL Gullwing

Motoring journalist Rob Griffin presents his pick of the six most beautiful machines ever made.

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Car review: Audi Q5

Audi Q5 exterior

Made as solidly as an oak table and yet as light as a feather on the road, the updated Audi Q5 is a dream drive, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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