Why are most street lights orange and not white?

Here’s a question you may have asked yourself many times but never found the answer. Why are most street lights orange rather than white?
UK road accident statistics

UK road accident statistics: Safe, but could be better

While the UK has strict road safety laws, there were still 1,780 road deaths in the last year. That's just under five people dying every day on UK roads (sponsored post).
Giving way to emergency vehicles – what should you do?

Giving way to emergency vehicles

Dealing with an emergency vehicle can panic drivers. What are you supposed to do? Should you cross into an intersection or mount a kerb to get out of the way?
Distracted driving is dangerous

The dangers of distracted driving

Anything that causes you to take your eyes off the road when driving is putting you and others at risk. Guest author Chris Triplett discusses the dangers of distracted driving.
Drink-driving offences are heavily targeted by police

Ten commonly committed motoring offences in the UK

About 250,000 motorists are disqualified from driving each year in the UK, and around a quarter of current drivers have a driving conviction on their record.
Aquaplaning is a dangerous occurrence on the roads

How to deal with aquaplaning

What is aquaplaning? Although it sounds like an extreme water sport, it is a very dangerous phenomenon which can occur on a very wet road.
Car check you should make this Autumn

Driving safely, whatever the weather

Driving safely is critical when the weather turns nasty, yet some drivers seem to lose their senses exactly when considered judgments are most important.
Road rage graphic

Putting the brakes on road rage

More than 80 per cent of drivers on UK roads claim to have been the victims of a road rage incident. So what can be done about it?
DVSA theory test road signs

Could you pass your driving theory test today?

Can someone who has been driving for 5 years or more pass their theory test today? It's a question that has been doing the rounds on the internet over the last few weeks.
The Carcraft road rage gauge

How high do you rank on the road rage scale?

You can now gauge your rage and compare it with your fellow motorists in the Jennings Road Rage Ranker. Are you calm or crazy? (sponsored post)