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10 February 2012 at 14:03
Satellite navigation firm TomTom and UK-based insurance firm Motaquote have joined forces to launch a new ‘Fair Play’ insurance package that will link drivers’ safety records to the insurance premiums they will pay – but what does this mean for the motorist?
The new initiative is designed to give drivers control over their own policy, with driving ...
19 November 2010 at 15:05
Location signs have now been installed on 98% of the motorway network and on some A-roads. They are there to let you know and describe exactly where you are when an incident happens.
If you need to report an incident, debris or a breakdown, it's important that you can describe accurately where you are.
The signs are designed to be visible from the road whilst tra...
16 April 2010 at 14:25
For an elite group of drivers, the available vehicle options do not go far enough leading to some odd creations and unique collaborations - some successful, others considerably less so.
With so many types of vehicles on sale across the world today, even the pickiest individual should be able to find one that suits their needs.
From a 50cc moped to a seven-litre super...
14 October 2009 at 22:22
Top Gear's James May has presented TV shows on everything from cars and wine to toys and sharks. He talks to Alex Mead about his haphazard journey from studying music at Lancaster University to fame, fortune, and bickering with Jeremy Clarkson.
How did you get into journalism?
It happened by accident. I'm famous for my poor sense of direction and I didn'...
14 October 2009 at 22:20
Driving too fast is an increasing problem. Modern cars are so smooth that you might not even realise you are speeding. Liat Joshi shares his advice for sticking to the speed limit.
Is it safe to drive just a few miles over the speed limit, say 35mph in a 30mph zone?
No. A small increase in speed causes a large increase in fatality if you have an accident....
14 September 2009 at 10:22
Sales of caravans and camper vans are soaring despite their reputation as 'boxes on wheels'. Jeremy Taylor tells you why caravans can be cool.
Who owns a caravan?
Caravans are popular with families, but young buyers are the driving force behind the latest boom. Thirty-somethings are being targeted by manufacturers, who are providing caravans with trendy int...