A motorcyclist is jailed for two years after dangerous driving through Sussex at more than 100mph and crashing twice.
Source: Biker Gavin Collett jailed for ‘ridiculous’ 100mph ride – BBC News
MONEY-saving practice with mum and dad could result in picking up bad habits .
Source: Parents give learner drivers a bum steer on technique
MAJORITY of motorists spend most of their time with just one hand on the steering wheel – and more than 90% take a handsfree approach at some point.
Source: One-handed Brits display poor driving technique
ROAD safety charity Brake has revealed that 92% of British motorists are in favour of restrictions being placed on newly qualified drivers.
Source: British motorists think newly qualified drivers should be restricted | Cars | Life & Style | Daily Express
Data provided to the RAC by the Home Office said there are 1,437 fewer traffic officers outside of London than six years ago.
Source: Road casualties rise but there are 27% fewer traffic police than 2010
The Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency (DVLA) has revealed that it is working on a digital driving licence that motorists can store on their smartphones.
Source: Digital driving licence on its way
Pranging a vehicle you’ve hired on holiday could mean having to pay an excess amount of up to £2,000, but a quarter of those who do say they didn’t cause the damage.
Source: One in four charged for hire-car damage say it wasn’t their fault
REGULAR testing the key to maintaining that all-important eye health for motorists.
Source: Eyesight checks a must to help improve road safety | Cars | Life & Style | Daily Express
A new investigation has found there have been 2,147 police misfuelling incidents since 2011. This means more than one officer a day tops up his squad car with the wrong fuel type.
Source: AutoExpress find police forces spent almost £400k in the last five years on wrong fuel in cars | Daily Mail Online
New-car drivers in the UK are clocking up repair bills of £402million a year within just two months of taking delivery of the vehicle with most accidents taking place on the 57th day of ownership.
Source: Accident Exchange report shows a third of drivers damage a new car within 57 days | Daily Mail Online