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11 Sep 2008
Motorists are more likely to get behind the wheel without car insurance in big cities because they have to pay more for cover, according to the British Insurance Brokers' Association (Biba).The group made these comments after a study by the Motor... Read more

04 Sep 2008
People in Wycombe who park illegally are being warned to give up the habit ahead of a major crackdown, a local news source has reported.According the Bucks Free Press, from October 1st 2008 Wycombe district council will be in charge of parking... Read more

04 Sep 2008
Motorists in Suffolk have been warned to keep their eyes peeled for bogus police cars operating in the area, it has been reported.According to the BBC, Suffolk police have stated that if an unmarked vehicle attempts to flag down a car, drivers... Read more

03 Sep 2008
An initiative designed to catch out rogue drivers on Scottish roads has been conducted by local police, according to a news source in the country.The Edinburgh Evening News has stated that a 24-hour crackdown by officers in the area saw some 313... Read more

03 Sep 2008
Berkshire motorists have been caught by police officers in the region carrying out seat belt checks, it has been reported.According to the BBC, the operation from Slough borough council and Thames Valley Police saw 161 people issued with £30 fixed... Read more

03 Sep 2008
A road in Lancashire is has been closed this morning due to the onset of flooding in the region, it has been reported.The Preston and Leyland Citizen has stated that the A583 in Riversway, Preston has been closed between Blackpool Road and Pedders... Read more

02 Sep 2008
Drivers who take to the road without car insurance are likely to get caught, according to the British Insurance Brokers Association.Graham Trudgill, technical and corporate affairs executive at the general insurance organisation, stated that... Read more

31 Aug 2008
Motorists in Portsmouth had a shock when they saw a blind man walking along the hard shoulder of a local motorway, it has been reported.According to Portsmouth Today, the man was seen strolling close to junction 11 of the M27 over the weekend.Police... Read more

28 Aug 2008
Motorists in Sandwell have been warned of the dangers of installing a satellite navigation (satnav) system in their vehicles, it has been reported.According to the Halesowen News, officials in the region are telling drivers to make sure they do not... Read more

28 Aug 2008
Motorists in Cornwall have been targeted by police as part of a crackdown on speeders, it has been reported.According to the Falmouth Packet, those who are caught out will be shown a video on the dangers of the crime.The news source added that... Read more

27 Aug 2008
Drivers across Rochdale have been given the opportunity to have their registration plates secured in car-crime clinics set up to fight back against licence theft, it has been reported.According to Rochdale Online, two Safe Plate Days have been... Read more

27 Aug 2008
Motorists who break the speed limit on roads in Essex will be tracked using a camera onboard a helicopter.The scheme has been set up by Essex county council and uses state-of-the-art number plate recognition technology to identify cars travelling... Read more

26 Aug 2008
Police in Edinburgh are conducted a 24-hour crackdown on those using their mobile phones behind the wheel, it has been reported.According to the Edinburgh Evening News, eight constabularies across the country will are taking part in the scheme,... Read more

21 Aug 2008
Commuters in Great Yarmouth need to be aware of road works taking place in the area in order to avoid accidents and traffic pile-ups, it has been reported.According to the Yarmouth Mercury, officials think drivers should get clued up on the £1... Read more

21 Aug 2008
Motorists who impersonate other motorists in order to fraudulently take a driving test are to be cracked down upon by police, it has been claimed.According to the Driving Standards Agency (DSA), the body looks into all cases of the crime reported to... Read more

19 Aug 2008
Motorists in the Cotswolds are being reminded to wear their seat belts behind the wheel by police in the region.The Cotswold Journal has stated that the officers raised the point recently at a regional meeting.It may be that those that take the... Read more

19 Aug 2008
Police officers in Wales clamped down on motorists using illegal fuels to power their vehicles, it has been reported.News Wales has stated that HM Revenue & Customs officials joined Bedwas and Ystrad Mynach police in order to catch out motorists... Read more

19 Aug 2008
Motorists in West Sussex have been pelted with apples by youths in the past week.Residents in the Peacehaven area have been asked by police to clear fallen apples from their gardens and paths after youngsters were reported to be throwing them at... Read more

19 Aug 2008
Motorists are being warned of closures in Crewe due to the town's carnival this weekend, it has been reported.According to the Crewe Guardian, roads will be closed for the two-day parade on Saturday, with a procession heading along Prince Street,... Read more

19 Aug 2008
Police in Bedfordshire have warned motorists to ensure that they are not made the victim of number plate thieves, it has been reported.According to the Dunstable Today, criminals are taking plates and then committing crimes, resulting in innocent... Read more

19 Aug 2008
Motorists on Teeside have been warned that they will be cracked down upon should they break the speed limit, it has been reported.According to Gazette Live, officers from Cleveland Police have stated that they "can be anywhere".It could be that... Read more

19 Aug 2008
Motorists in Plymouth have been caught breaking road rules on the region's highways, according to a local news source.The Plymouth Evening Herald has stated that a recent crackdown against drivers using a mobile phone behind the wheel, not wearing... Read more

07 Aug 2008
Motorists in Scotland have been told to ensure their vehicles are kept safe over the summer, it has been reported.The Hamilton Advertiser has stated that a number of incidents in Motherwell have resulted in officials making the statement.It could be... Read more

06 Aug 2008
Motorists who fill up their vehicles at petrol stations and then drive away without paying are being targeted by police in Birmingham, it has been reported.According to the Sunday Mercury, officers have released CCTV images in an attempt to warn... Read more

04 Aug 2008
Officials from Thames Valley Police tested over 3,000 motorists as part of a one-month crackdown against drink-driving.Some 3,646 drivers were pulled over and breathalysed from June 1st to July 1st as part of a wider national programme.There was a... Read more

04 Aug 2008
The residents of a Cumberland village will be taking a stand against speeders as part of a road safety initiative, a local news source has reported.According to the Cumberland News, Brampton Community Road Safety Group will be running the scheme... Read more

01 Aug 2008
More than 1,000 motorists in North Yorkshire were tested last month as part of an initiative against drink-drivers in the region, according to the Selby Times.Some 1,018 drivers were breathalysed during June, with a fail rate of 3.4 per cent as 35... Read more

01 Aug 2008
Drivers in Scotland have been caught over the speed limit as part of a campaign by local police against the crime, it has been reported.According to the BBC, officers from the Central Scotland constabulary reported nine people to the procurator... Read more

31 Jul 2008
A warning has been given to motorists in Redditch over using their satellite navigation (satnav) systems abroad, it has been reported.The Redditch Standard has cited advice from the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), which stated that the speed... Read more

30 Jul 2008
Figures showing the number of people fined for speeding as the result of being caught on speed cameras have sparked criticism in Northern Ireland.East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson has claimed that there is a disparity in the statistics, pointing out that... Read more

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This Month's Poll

Should electric cars be fitted with ambient noise systems to emulate the sound of combustion engines?
Yes, without it they're a silent danger.
31%
No, people should take responsibility for their own safety.
23%
No, the roads are noisy enough as they are!
46%
Total votes: 13
 
 

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