Who needs a clean driving licence? DVLA reveals 10,000 drivers have 12 or more penalty points and are still driving on UK roads

Who needs a clean driving licence? DVLA reveals 10,000 drivers have 12 or more penalty points and are still driving on UK roads

Most drivers are proud to share that they have a clean driving licence. But new figures from the DVLA reveal that 10,000 motorists have accumulated 12 points or more – and are still driving on UK roads. The figures were revealed by BBC South East. They represent an increase of 1400 drivers, or 16 percent, […]

Changing the MOT test to fourth year will put more dangerous cars on the road, say experts

Mechanic inspecting the track rod end

Car industry experts led by BookMyGarage are warning of an impending MOT danger. It follows revelations that the government has begun a consultation on proposed changes to the MOT vehicle test. Industry bosses are warning that adding a year’s exemption to the MOT test will put more dangerous cars on Britain’s roads, risking lives. The […]

Speeding fines up by 2500% on smart motorways

Motorway direction signs with cars avoiding speeding fines by driving below 70 mph

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 ‑ […]