News articles - May 2011
Just as many experienced motorists have looked down on younger drivers as ill-suited to take the wheel, so women have long been the butt of chauvinist jokes - but it seems they could now have the last laugh.
Olympic hopeful Tom Daley has been given a Mini by Team GB and Games' sponsor BMW to mark his 21st birthday.
More than a million dangerous or serious faults were made by learner drivers during their driving tests in the UK last year, figures show.
Changes to ECJ regulation has highlighted the dangers of stereotyping young male drivers by car insurance firms.
Potholes and soaring fuel prices are driving motorists in the North round the bend, a survey has found.
Research has highlighted a sharp increase in the popularity of environmentally friendly and low-carbon vehicles.
A young driver, whilst on his way to work, was subjected to a road rage attack.
Experts are suggesting that car insurance for young drivers is extremely high, however, young driver champion, i-kube offers an alternative...
Road improvements have reduced the number of accidents on 15 hotspots across the UK, according to research.
The SEAT young driver scheme has acquired a number of SEAT eco-friendly cars to help promote cleaner driving
Fraudulent claims for whiplash injuries are adding to the already high cost of car insurance for young drivers, according to insurers who are calling for a crackdown on the practice.
Risky young drivers could be prone to mental health problems, according to recent research.
An OAP was confronted with a bizarre predicament when a honeycomb had covered parts of his car's engine, causing the vehicle to fail in the MOT test, reports reveal.
Cumbria police have admitted wrongly declaring that a nine-year-old boy had been arrested for drink driving.
Police records have shown that a nine-year-old boy from Cumbria was arrested for drink-driving.
Young drivers are likely to face changes to the way they drive, should new legislation governing motorway and other road speed limits on the roads be introduced.
More and more young drivers turn to the bank of Mum and Dad to help them out with young drivers car insurance
New drivers should undergo further training after passing their test to reduce their risk of being involved in a crash, campaigners have said.
A new law is to be introduced to help prevent the number of uninsured drivers on the road.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has pledged its commitment to a decade-long campaign by the UN to reduce road deaths around the world.
Reckless drivers who tailgate and undertake could face on-the-spot fines under new road safety proposals.
First time young drivers find it difficult to find affordable car insurance - here's why.
Two-fifths of young drivers are fined with breaking speed limits and a quarter think it is all right to drive after drinking potentially unsafe amounts of alcohol, a study shows.
Drivers are being hit by surging car insurance prices, according to research by What Car? magazine.
Buying a small car could help cut the cost of your young drivers car insurance.
Sales of new cars fell for the tenth month in a row during April, figures have showed.
Driving charity, AIM, has urged newly qualified young drivers to seek further training in an attempt to make them safer on the road.
A driving charity has condemned the DVLA for failing to ban a driver from Swindon with 39 penalty points on their licence.
A road safety charity study has shown that 30% of dangerous drivers who have been convicted are under 21 and 95% of these are male.
Simpsons fans will be able to take one of their favourite characters on the road with them as Homer Simpson becomes the latest voice of a sat nav app for the iPhone.
The Government has been urged to cut fuel duty amid rising financial pressure at the petrol pumps.