Drive & commute

20% of older drivers question their driving skills

Friday, 31 October 2014 | News

One in five drivers over 50 think they would fail their driving test if they had to retake it, new research has found.

If I use my car for work, can my expenses be paid tax-free out of my salary?

Thursday, 16 October 2014 | Question and Answer

Employees can be reimbursed tax free up to HMRC authorised limits for mileage for valid business journeys in their own car.

Train travel expense a rip-off for travellers

Friday, 03 October 2014 | Blog | By Rob Goodman
Having moved to London from Wales earlier this year – giving up my car in the process  – I now seem to spend an extraordinary amount of time, under duress, on the UK's heaving train network.

Half of parking fines are ripped up on appeal

Thursday, 25 September 2014 | News

Half the parking tickets appealed in 2012 were written off, according to analysis of the most recent statistics available.

Will the demise of paper tax discs result in drivers breaking the law?

Thursday, 18 September 2014 | News

Some 44% of motorists fear the scrapping of the paper tax disc will encourage people to break the law, according to the RAC.

Train passengers face 3.5% price hike

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 | News

Train fares will rise by an average of 3.5% from January next year, it has been revealed.

Train passengers feel companies are not 'on their side'

Friday, 15 August 2014 | News

The majority of rail passengers don't trust their train company to deliver a good service and feel they don't have their "best interests at heart", a new survey has found.

Funding boost for money-saving car clubs

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | News

Car clubs are in line for a £500,000 cash injection from the government to encourage more widespread use.

M1 near Leeds exposed as 'tailgating' hotspot

Thursday, 24 July 2014 | News

More motorists 'tailgate' on the M1 near Leeds than any other stretch of motorway in England.

Accidents caused by the reckless practice - also known as close following - cost the UK up to £129 million a year.

Car tax changes: what you need to know

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 | News

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency has abolished paper tax discs and replaced them with a digital registration scheme. But are you ready for the change?