News articles - January 2012
Black boxes like those in aeroplanes could be installed in the cars of those who have just passed their driving test, according to the DoE in Northern Ireland.
BMW has supplied a specially modified Mini to 17-year-old double Paralympic gold medallist Ellie Simmonds MBE.
A learner driver has spent almost £3,000 taking - and failing - his theory test 92 times.
A body that represents the interests of professional driving instructors has backed recent changes made to the theory test.
Motorists in south-east England could face a petrol shortage after two suppliers in the area went bankrupt and on strike.
The driving theory test has been redesigned to stop budding motorists memorising answers from past exam papers.
Drink driving warnings are being ignored by motorists, and particularly by young drivers, according to figures.
Trust defines the choice made by almost half of motorists when they want a mechanic to fix their vehicle, according to Kwik Fit.
Teenagers who have just passed their test have been warned they should make avoiding buying a cloned car as big a priority as securing cheap car insurance for young drivers.
Ministers have been accused of "failing to grasp the nettle" of accident rates involving young drivers, an insurance chief has claimed.
For young drivers, there is a lot to get used to - and lots to be careful about. But one thing they might not realise even as they look at young drivers car insurance is that driving can be time-consuming.
Driving in the dark can be difficult, and many people find it disorientating.
The Government has confirmed that a decision on whether to raise the motorway speed limit is due soon.
Young driver car insurance firms should offer discounts for young drivers who undergo further training, experts have suggested.
Motoring experts have claimed that drivers would be hit in the pocket by plans to decrease the frequency of the MoT test.
Drivers have been urged to focus on their fuel efficiency in order to make financial savings this year.
Plans to raise the motorway speed limit to 80mph could lead to more accidents, according to a new report.
The "scourge" of the inaccurate satnav will be the subject of a summit hosted by the minister for local transport.
Having a heavy cold or the flu significantly impairs the ability to drive a vehicle, a motoring and cycling retailer reports.
A panel of experts is being put together to help the Government decide if drug-driving should be tackled further and if a new criminal offence should be created to punish motorists.
Scottish local authorities have paid out almost £1.8 million in compensation to motorists for pothole-related damage over the last five years.