Drive & commute

How I got my parking fine cancelled

Monday, 12 October 2015 | Blog | By Rachel Lacey

I’ve had a bit of a bad run with parking fines lately and unfortunately not with the ‘nice’ transparent council ones.

Should you join the electric car revolution?

Friday, 25 September 2015 | Article

It's becoming clear to anyone monitoring the UK's roads that electric cars are here to stay.

Older drivers charged £136 extra to hire a car

Tuesday, 18 August 2015 | News

Older drivers are being hit with additional fees of up to £136 just because of their age, according to research from rental car broker economycarhire.com.

Theory test fees to fall but beware websites charging extra

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 | News

Learner drivers will benefit from a price cut for theory tests taken from 1 October.

Parking fine battle hits Supreme Court

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 | News

The Supreme Court has started to hear a case that will determine whether the penalties issued by private parking companies are legally enforceable.

Car hire companies agree to shape up

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 | News

The five big European car hire companies have agreed to improve their services for customers over the next six months.

Changes to the driving licence counterpart - your complete guide

Friday, 10 July 2015 | News

You can discard the paper part of your driving licence from 8 June 2015 when the DVLA will stop issuing them and they become invalid.

Summer Budget 2015: fuel duty frozen this year

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 | News

Chancellor George Osborne cheered motorists in his Summer Budget with the announcement that fuel duty will be frozen this year.

Summer Budget 2015: New Vehicle Excise Duty rates

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 | News

The government is to introduce new Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) bands for new cars from April 2017 in order to create a new fund to pay for road-building.

Average private parking ticket hits £83

Monday, 22 June 2015 | News

The average private parking fine has reached £83, with some motorists struck by charges of up to £300.