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Could Highways England Face Manslaughter Charge?

11-02-2021

The ongoing saga of smart motorway safety has taken a new twist after a coroner in South Yorkshire today referred Highways England to the Crown Prosecution Service.

On this day in auto history – February 11th

11-02-2021

On this day in 2005 the inventor of the 'crash test dummy', Samuel L. Alderson, passed away at the age of 90.

Council Gritting Cut By Almost A Third

10-02-2021

Councils across the UK may be grabbing headlines with gimmicky campaigns to give their gritters ‘funny’ names, but according to new research, the vehicles aren’t seeing as much action as they used to.

Fast-Track Driving Lessons Could Be Banned

10-02-2021

Driving instructors offering want-to-be drivers the opportunity to learn to drive on fast-track courses should be a things of the past according to a new survey.

On this day in auto history – February 10th

10-02-2021

It was on this day in 1989 that the best-selling roadster, the Mazda MX-5, was first unveiled to positive reviews at the Chicago Auto Show.

Brits Face Mobile Phone Crackdown

09-02-2021

Motorists in the UK are being targeted by police forces across the country as part of a campaign to stop drivers using their mobile phone while behind the wheel.

How Warming Car Up Could Cost Insurance

09-02-2021

As the UK is gripped in the bite of one of the coldest snaps of recent times, motorists are being given plenty of advice on avoiding breaking the law and even voiding your motor insurance.

On this day in auto history – February 9th

09-02-2021

On this day in 2010, Japanese giants Toyota and Honda both officially issued high-profile recalls to some of its models.

Could Your Campervan Go Missing This Summer?

08-02-2021

With the UK facing the prospect of another holiday season at home, rather than abroad, the use of motorhomes and campervans is on the rise - but how secure are they?

Working Like A Dog Could Be Costly

08-02-2021

Taking Your Dog To Work Day could cost participants £5,000 fine after a new survey showed that some van drivers are risking their dogs travelling with them.