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Should drivers be fined for leaving their engines idling?

Improving urban environments is highly important, and many believe action should be taken towards drivers leaving their engine idle – but what should be done?

Could more electric cars lead to an 80mph motorway speed limit?

It's been suggested that the speed limit on some motorways and dual carriageways could be raised to 80mph as more motorists buy electric vehicles.

Most common reason for failing the new driving test revealed

New data has revealed the most common reasons for failing the new driving test.

New road sign launched to help protect small mammals

A new road sign is being introduced across the UK to warn drivers of small animals on the road.

Motorway red ‘X’ signs now being enforced by cameras

Drivers now face an automatic penalty by camera if they ignore red ‘X’ signs for closed lanes on smart motorways.

Drink-driving remains a problem that needs stamping out

There has been no significant improvement in drink-driving behaviour for the last 30 years, according to latest government figures.

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. We look at the dangers of distracted driving.

Christmas traffic hotspots identified as 20 million take to roads

The worst hotspots in England for Christmas traffic jams have been identified, with drivers are being advised to use alternative routes.

Essential off-road driving accessories

Many 4x4 owners wouldn’t dream of going off-road for fear of breaking down or getting stuck. But as long as you're properly equipped, you should be fine.

Average of 179 motorists caught drunk-driving every day in December 2017

Police caught an average of 179 drunk-drivers per day across the UK in December 2017, new research has found.

‘Cyclist-aware’ drivers should get cheaper car insurance

A government proposal suggests a course to make drivers more aware of cyclists should be rewarded with cheaper car insurance.

Falling asleep at the wheel causes a quarter of all fatal crashes

Up to 25% of fatal car accidents are caused by drivers who have fallen asleep at the wheel, new research suggests.

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