Nottingham In ‘Fake’ Parking Fine Letter Warning

Fake parking notices have been posted in Nottingham warning cars they could be fined for parking in residential areas. Posted in Marham Close, Sneinton, the letters, claiming to be from the council, advise drivers they could be fined £120 or...

Learner Drivers To Be Allowed On Motorways From 2018

The Department for Transport says a new law which will allow learner drivers to have lessons on motorways has “wide support”. From 2018, learner drivers in England, Scotland and Wales will be able to practice on Britain’s fastest roads if...

UK Car Sales Drop 9.3% in July Says Motor Trade Body

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has reported that new car registrations fell 9.3% in July compared to a year earlier. About 162,000 cars were sold during the month and the trade body says the market’s falling numbers,...

Tesla boss Elon Musk reveals new Model 3

Tesla’s California factory played stage to the presentation of Tesla’s next step in its electrical journey in July with the reveal of the new Model 3. Elon Musk handed over the first 30 cars at the launch event, and claims...

Lewis Hamilton Wins F1 Glory

Lewis Hamilton took a dominant victory at Silverstone to tie the all-time record of five career wins in the British Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver equalled the tally of Scot Jim Clark and Frenchman Alain Prost with his fourth home...

Can Kia Picanto Own the City Streets?

May 2017 welcomed to the world the birth of the Kia Picanto. The small, lightweight city car costs just £9,450 and weights 936kg, working out to £1.01 per 100g. It comes in a range of colours, trim and engine combos,...

New Speeding Laws Maximise Fines and Penalties

New laws coming into effect next week will see speeding penalties severely increased. According to the Sentencing Council, this is to ensure there is a “clear increase in penalty as the seriousness of offending increases”. Serious offenders may suffer a...

Range Rover Celebrates Birthday with Special Historic Exhibition

Range Rover is celebrating its 50th Anniversary since inception in 1967. In order to commemorate decades of being one of the premier car manufacturers, Jaguar created an interactive exhibition tracing the history of the vehicle. Regaling the ‘engineering story,’ the...

New Law to Stop Taxis Discriminating Against Wheelchair Passengers

New laws coming into effect on the 6th April will see it become illegal for wheelchair-accessible private hire taxis and black cabs to refuse entry to wheelchair passengers. Taxi drivers found breaking this law will be hit with a fine...

Are you down on the new Car Tax Rules?

New DVLA car tax rules coming into effect in April could see motorists paying hundreds more on insurance rates. The former Chancellor George Osbourne brought forth the proposal two years ago with rules to reflect changes in emissions technology...