News articles - July 2011
A multiple car crime victim is giving motorists tips on preventing thefts from their vehicles.
People's plans for summer day trips could be disrupted by the high cost of fuel, according to a new survey.
Car insurance companies should reward careful motorists by offering a wider range of pay-how-you-drive policies, industry experts have argued.
The most annoying bug bear for UK motorists is slow drivers holding up traffic, latest research has revealed.
Road safety campaigners have stepped up their calls for a graduated driving test to be introduced for young drivers.
Driving too fast and getting directions wrong have emerged as the leading two causes of in-car arguments between partners.
A recent report by a comparison website has revealed that young drivers insurance fraud is on the increase
The local Sheringham police force are aiming to deal with troublesome young drivers in a proactive manner.
Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol at a young age can have a negative impact on a person's spatial awareness and memory, latest research suggests.
Road safety campaigners have called for more roads to have a 20mph speed limit placed on them after a survey found that 30% of UK parents consider their children to be at a greater risk from speeding traffic than in the rest of Europe.
Research has found that the most popular car colour on UK roads is silver.
VAT and fuel duty account for almost two-thirds of the price of filling up a tank, new figures reveal.
The Government should address the high costs of cover which some motorists face when seeking young drivers car insurance.
Police in London are to launch a £9 million crackdown on car insurance fraud.
Stirling police caught a young driver who was almost 3 times over the limit.
Young drivers know how important it is to stay alert and concentrate when they are on the road, especially if they have just recently passed their test.
Reducing the number of alcohol-related deaths on the road is the responsibility of drink-drivers themselves, according to most motorists.
Young drivers in an area of Cheshire could get a discount on their car insurance by taking a special course shortly after passing their test.
Many young drivers have become so reliant on satellite navigation systems that they risk getting lost on the roads if the technology breaks down.
Just under a quarter of motorists aged between 17 and 21 lie to lower the cost of their young drivers car insurance premiums, a survey has found.
Three out of four Britons feel intimidated when they visit car showrooms, a survey has shown.
Soaring fuel costs have been blamed for figures revealing that 1.3 million people have given up driving in the past year.
A driving instructor based in Gateshead is offering driving lessons to 14 year old teenagers in an attempt to make them safer on the road when they're legally allowed to drive.
Young drivers are risking accidents because they are not paying full attention to the road, a survey has found.
The number of people killed in UK road accidents has fallen 16% to the lowest total since records began in 1926.