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.
The new regulations at the United Nations, due to be published next month, will allow cars to drive for up to three minutes without any intervention from the driver on British motorways.
On this day in 1964, the first ever drink driving television advert aired. 50 years later, the campaigns have changed quite a bit
THE use of mobile phones while driving is such a common sight that 95% of us see other motorists doing it on a regular basis.
Just 30 per cent of all new diesel models on sale that it tested would produce nitrogen oxide (NOx) levels low enough to pass emissions laws for type approval of brand-new cars from next year.
OTHER cars, bollards, gates and walls aren’t safe around poor British parkers .
A new and more realistic fuel economy test shows that real-world consumption figures are up to 56 per cent worse than the official numbers
Is there a car buyer left in this country who believes the official fuel consumption figures? If there was, then the scandal of VW’s diesel emissions cheating must have shattered their illusions.
It’s now abundantly clear: laboratory testing and the figures gained from it tell us diddly squat about how much fuel we’ll actually use.
The veil has slipped so much that French firm PSA Peugeot-Citroen has chucked it away altogether and said it will now publish “real-world” fuel consumption figures alongside the official lab figures from June this year.
SURVEY suggests that even though we think we’re safe on the road, we’re easily distracted