Drive & commute

Cost of fuel deters drivers from filling up

Wednesday, 27 November 2013 | News

Nearly a third (30%) of motorists wait until the fuel warning light comes on before filling up their cars with petrol - and 71% say they do this because of the high cost of petrol, according to a new poll.

Top 10 areas for safe driving

Thursday, 21 November 2013 | News

The UK's safest drivers live in Greater London and Devon, according to analysis Aviva has performed using data from its Drive app.

How to claim for delayed or cancelled trains

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 | News

The storm of 28 October led to hundreds of train cancellations, leaving many people unable to commute to work.

Boost for drivers as petrol prices plummet

Friday, 18 October 2013 | News

Motorists have been dealt a winter boost as petrol prices in the UK have fallen by the biggest margin for nearly five years, the AA said.

Train users set to benefit from lower fare rises

Wednesday, 09 October 2013 | News

A cap is to be placed on the amount by which rail companies can increase rail fares in England, the government has said, putting to an end double-digit increases faced by commuters and passengers in recent years.

Sunday parking ticket hotspots revealed

Friday, 20 September 2013 | News

Britons are hit with 900,000 parking tickets per month, with councils handing out on average 162 parking tickets per day, according to LV=.

A car hire company is stealing my parking space

Thursday, 22 August 2013 | Blog | By Laura Whitcombe

Let me start off by saying that I’m a big fan of car hire in general – it’s much more cost effective than buying a car that ends up sitting in a driveway for days on end because you commute to work.

Rail fares to rise by 4.1% from January 2014

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 | News

Trade unions and consumer groups have reacted with outrage to the news that rail fares will increase by 4.1%.

Why is commuting so confusing?

Friday, 02 August 2013 | Article

As a commuter, I frequently experience delays, cancellations and route changes - all of which are frustrating in the extreme - but as an annual season ticket holder, I only purchase a ticket once a year, albeit one that...

Councils rake in £500m from parking fines

Thursday, 01 August 2013 | News

Local councils across England have been criticised by a motoring charity after raking in half a billion pounds from parking charges.