October 23, 2019

Seven-in-10 drivers want to see councils tackle motorists who leave their engines running when parked, with 44% of those saying officials should tell them to switch off and then fine them if they refuse, new RAC research has found.

While councils already have the powe...

October 19, 2019

Three in every 10 motorists say they have personally witnessed some form of physical abuse related to a driving incident in the past 12 months, research for the annual RAC Report on Motoring has found.

And, almost half of the 1,753 drivers surveyed for the study – the...

August 30, 2019

Motorists in the UK could soon enjoy quicker and easier road surface travel as the government announced plans to open up data on planned changes to the road network, highlighting potential traffic jams up to months in advance.

Tech firms could soon get access to this...

August 27, 2019

The Alliance of British Drivers (ABD) have raised concerns and voiced criticism regarding the European Transport Safety Council's (ETSC) stance on the responsibility for road accidents involving pedestrians falling squarely on the driver's shoulders.

The ABD said: "UK p...

August 26, 2019

Twitter users are currently locked into a debate over whether an Uber driver was right to creep along the outside lane holding up traffic as roadworks were approaching. 

Dashcam footage posted by Andi@peattatun showed the Uber vehicle slowly moving along the right hand...

August 25, 2019

Easier process to create ‘play streets’ for community events 

More children are set to enjoy playing outside safely away from traffic after government rules around closing roads for community events were simplified.

Guidance issued by the Department for Transport (DfT)...

August 18, 2019

Research from the RAC shows that over four in five of the UK’s busiest airports have upped their prices for short-term pick ups and drop offs since last year.

The study, which concentrates on the 22 busiest airports, chosen by the RAC for carrying more than 1 million...

August 14, 2019

The AA Trust is warning drivers not to risk drink driving this summer after nearly two thirds claim they know when they are over the limit.

In the latest National Travel Attitudes survey, 59% of people said that they know how to stay below the legal limit to drive, bu...

August 14, 2019

The Alliance for British Drivers (ABD) has urged the government to better enforce existing laws, rather than deliver bans on all distractions whilst driving.

MPs called for Government to overhaul current laws on using hand-held mobile devices while driving, to cover u...

August 13, 2019

The Government should consider tougher restrictions on driving while using a mobile phone and stricter enforcement of the law to prevent the ‘entirely avoidable’ tragedy of deaths and serious injuries from related crashes on the roads, MPs say.  

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