The Grand Tour. We review the reviews

The Grand Tour

The Grand Tour, the new TV series featuring Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, has roared off the starting grid and reviewers seem to agree: it makes the BBC’s attempt to reinvent Top Gear look the pits. The Daily Telegraph described Amazon Prime’s new show as ‘spectacular’. The Independent said: “It remains as brilliant as […]

Speeding fines up by 2500% on smart motorways

Speeding fines

Speeding fines are being dished out to more than 1000 drivers a week on Britain’s new smart motorways. Figures obtained by the BBC from police forces around the UK show that 52,516 fixed penalties were issued in 2015. That’s up from just 2023 speeding fines on the same stretches of road five years ago ‑ […]