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04 June 2015 at 14:52

The UK's car industry remains strong with year-on-year sales figures now having risen for three-and-a-quarter years. May's numbers showed a "steady" 2.4% hike on the same month in 2014, from 194,032 to 198,706, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reported.The society also suggested a big switch in consumer attitudes towards greener models. A growing section of people buying ...

04 June 2015 at 14:52

More needs to be done to address major road offences and protect drivers. That is the view of the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), which is calling on the new government to step up its efforts in promoting road safety by giving targeted enforcement a higher priority.Thousands of people were killed or seriously injured on UK roads in 2013 - and there are fears that the yet-to-be-revealed ...

04 June 2015 at 14:52

Motorists don't just pollute busy roads, they make people living near them put on weight too. This is the bizarre conclusion of new Swedish research, which also found countryside dwellers can lose pounds more easily away from heavy traffic.Only this March ministers were accused of failing over increased air pollution rates . Commons environment audit chair Joan Walley accused the then Coalit...

03 June 2015 at 16:20

Welsh policymakers have followed England's lead and made in-car smoking illegal when a child is present. Tuesday's landmark ruling in the Welsh Assembly means that motorists breaking this new law could face a fine of £50 or go before magistrates.England MPs voted for similar legislation to outlaw in-vehicle smoking in February by 342 votes to 72.The Labour-run Welsh Government's vote was even ...

03 June 2015 at 16:20

Thousands of motorists have been assisted by recovery units since Greater Manchester's smart motorway project started last July. Highways England 's (HE) latest statistics show that as many as 3,690 cars, HGVs or other vehicles have suffered breakdowns along the 17-mile (27.3km) motorway stretch. This tally includes 297 lorries. The area involved links the M60's junction 8 near Sale with the ...

03 June 2015 at 16:20

Buying a car has never been so easy, with tons of advice and plenty of choice for motorists in need of an upgrade. Now the RAC has teamed up with carwow , the largest new-car buying platform in the UK, to help drivers find their perfect motor at the best possible price, whatever it may be, from family hatchbacks to sports cars.Sales through the service have totalled £250 million since it launch...

02 June 2015 at 15:02

Motorists face new drug-drive tests this month. They are being warned that police officers are more prepared than ever before, as their new summer drink-drive crackdown gets underway. The June-long National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) initiative will also target drug-drivers and involve new testing kits for both. Unlike before, the new devices will be able to identify cocaine and cannabis...

02 June 2015 at 15:02

The Welsh Assembly is to vote on banning smoking in cars where children are present. If passed, it would become illegal for anyone to light up in a vehicle carrying someone under the age of 18.MPs in England voted in favour of a ban earlier this year, when a majority of 342 to 74 backed the health initiative.Wales' health minister Mark Drakeford hopes AMs will follow suit and pass the new legi...

02 June 2015 at 15:02

A German businessman has created his own bespoke luxury sports cars from a blank canvas. Aston Martin's Vanquish Coupes were constructed to collector Markus Storck's specific requirements.Buying a car does not come much more individualised than Aston's Q service. It's a personalisation service whereby motorists tell the manufacturer exactly how they want their vehicle. The good news for Mr St...

01 June 2015 at 15:12

The RAC is advising motorists to take extra care on the roads as warnings of severe winds are issued nationwide.June 1 is the start of the meteorological summer, but the Met Office has warned that this week will begin with an unseasonably windy spell, with heavy rain also thrown into the mix.The RAC says drivers should even consider postponing journeys to avoid the strongest gales.RAC spokesman...

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