Drive & commute

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

Wednesday, 01 October 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?

Car insurers charging sky-high interest for monthly payments

Wednesday, 09 July 2014 | News

Car insurance customers choosing to pay their car insurance premiums monthly instead of annually are having to pay interest rates of up to 90%. 

Commute into London for an hour and save £380k

Saturday, 05 July 2014 | News

Workers in the capital whose commute takes an hour are saving £380,000 on their house price on average compared to those living in central London.

Cheaper theory tests for learner drivers

Monday, 23 June 2014 | News

Would-be drivers will face a cheaper theory test from later this year, it has been announced.