Volkswagen owners facing long wait for repairs to emissions scandal cars

Volkswagen owners facing long wait for repairs to dieselgate cars

The majority of Volkswagen owners caught up in the emissions scandal still don’t know when their car will be repaired. After Volkswagen was found guilty of cheating vehicle emissions tests in America in September 2015, it promised to put things right for Volkswagen owners. It claimed it wanted “to regain the trust of our customers.” […]

Killer mobile phone drivers to face life sentences

Killer mobile phone drivers to face life sentences

The RAC calls it an ‘epidemic’, which it claims is the greatest danger to road safety. Surveys suggest one in three drivers use a hand-held mobile phone while driving. Now the government is preparing to take drastic action on mobile phone use at the wheel: it plans to introduce life sentences for killer drivers. Sam […]

Car tax rules change: How they will affect you

Car tax rules

Rather like insurance and servicing, car tax is one of the necessary evils of driving. And from April 2017, the car tax rules change. As that date moves nearer, we’re going to hear a lot about the alterations. But what does it mean for the vast majority of us? The good news is those changes […]

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 ‑ […]

Don’t get fined with your old child car seat

Adorable girl in car sear

Whether you are a parent, grandparent, or just doing your part in the school lift share, you need to understand the legal requirements of the child car seat. Otherwise, you may face a possible fine if you don’t obey the law in the future. When the time comes, you will need to replace the child car seat […]