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31 July 2015 at 12:03

The three motoring pundits who formed BBC's Top Gear team are making an on-screen comeback next year. James May, Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond have signed a three-series deal with Amazon.The tie-up ends months of speculation about their next move after they controversially left the iconic BBC2 driving magazine show. This followed Clarkson's sacking after his involvement in a bust-up wit...

31 July 2015 at 12:03

The first part of Scottish motorways improvement work has been completed. Part of the £500 million upgrade has seen a railway bridge manoeuvred into position above the M8.The 2,000-tonne bridge will take passengers on the Rutherglen-to-Whifflet train line over the new motorway, which is being built south of North Lanarkshire's existing A8.This scheme and others on the M74 and M73 are expected ...

30 July 2015 at 15:52

Smart motorways contractors should pool their new knowledge with others, the network's director is urging. Andy Watson warned that companies chosen would only receive "everybody wins" cash incentives if they do so. His call comes only a week after £1.55 billion's worth of smart motorway contracts were handed out. Mr Watson does not want building firms to keep their ideas to themselves because...

30 July 2015 at 15:52

A supercar dealer has attacked proposals to clamp down on motorists accused of disturbing locals with their noisy luxury vehicles. Alex Prindiville, owner of central London-based Prindiville, has been responding to Kensington and Chelsea borough council's plans to act against the so-called "menace".He believes the proposals designed to curb the behaviour of the drivers of supercars such as Fer...

29 July 2015 at 14:03

The RAC has urged local authorities against a knee-jerk reaction following new evidence which suggests motorists are at no greater safety risk with street lights off at night. This should not mean a blanket switch-off. Instead a "halfway house" with selective lights left on and low-cost, better-quality lamps introduced could provide the most effective results. Researchers headed by the London...

29 July 2015 at 14:03

The RAC is among leading experts supporting a petition which urges ministers to make driving education compulsory in schools. By this, campaigners mean in-class and practical lessons, rather than lowering the legal driving age. The call comes only months after the RAC said that adding such classes to the curriculum is preferable to raising the driving age to 20. Campaigners hope that a succ...

29 July 2015 at 14:03

Travellers trying to cross the Channel are again facing delays after a migrant died as hundreds tried to enter the Eurotunnel at Calais.The escalating crisis in France has prompted David Cameron to pledge that the Government will do everything in its power to improve the situation.Cross-Channel services were also disrupted on Monday night after 2,000 migrants tried to gain entry to Eurotunnel's...

29 July 2015 at 14:03

Transport Minister Danny Kennedy has apologised to motorists in Northern Ireland wrongly issued with penalty charge notices. A total of 118 incorrect penalties that were handed out between June 22 and July 21 have been cancelled due to a fault with Belfast's bus lane cameras.Another 612 tickets have been cancelled even though the drivers did commit an offence.Mr Kennedy has launched an indepen...

28 July 2015 at 12:32

The price motorists are charged for diesel at supermarket fuel pumps is being cut again, a move welcomed by the RAC.Price reductions made last week left drivers paying less for diesel than petrol, for the first time since 2000.Tesco and Morrisons say they're now cutting diesel prices by a further 2p per litre with Sainsbury's announcing it will follow suit.RAC fuel spokesman Simon Williams said...

28 July 2015 at 12:32

Motorists are again experiencing delays on the M20 approach to Kent's Dover port. The motorway is shut to private drivers between junctions eight and nine.Police have brought back Operation Stack only days since it was last lifted. This is where freight traffic is parked up to prevent total gridlock in the county. It was last brought in during June to minimise disruption from French ferry sta...

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