Drive & commute

Coming soon: 10-minute grace period for council-run parking

Friday, 06 March 2015 | News

Drivers are to get a 10-minute grace period after a parking ticket runs out, the government has announced.

Prescriptions can lead to drug driving charges

Monday, 02 March 2015 | News

Drivers taking prescription medication have been warned not to fall foul of new drug driving rules that have come into force from Monday 2 March 2015.

Southern Rail passengers face most delays

Monday, 16 February 2015 | News

Train commuters in south-east England are the most likely to experience delays on their journey, new research from Which? has revealed.

Season ticket rail cost rises by up to 2.5%

Tuesday, 30 December 2014 | News

The cost of regulated train fares and season tickets will rise by up to 2.5% on 2 January, it has been announced.

£6 billion to be spent fixing Britain's potholes

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 | News

The government is to spend £976 million a year between 2015 and 2021 fixing potholes and improving local roads, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced today.

The season ticket perks the train companies keep hidden

Monday, 15 December 2014 | Blog | By Mark Stammers

Are you a regular commuter with a yearly season ticket? Expensive isn’t it? We pay more than any other European country for our train travel, especially if you commute into London.

Autumn Statement 2014: Fuel duty to remain frozen

Wednesday, 03 December 2014 | News

Fuel duty will stay frozen at its current level, Chancellor George Osborne has revealed.

In news that will be welcomed by motorists, fuel duty will remain at 57.95p per litre, the level it has been at since 2011.

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?

Monday, 20 July 2015 | 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

Monday, 13 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.