All drivers caught on mobile phones should be charged with dangerous driving, according to a former police traffic expert. Currently, a £60 fine and a three-point licence penalty is the punishment for those caught endangering the lives of themselves and others by flouting the law.
With the scrapping of speed cameras likely to roll out across the country as budgets are cut road-users might not see the end of the "war on motorists" they expect.
Van and lorry drivers from countries outside of the UK may be a hazard to British motorists - as they might not be able to see them, it has been claimed.
Drivers who do not report the details of who was behind the wheel at the time of a speeding offence will face a six-point penalty as part of new regulation.
Although most of the driving population would not dream of getting behind the wheel after having had a few drinks, there, unfortunately, a misguided few who do. Even worse there are those who have been taking drugs before driving.
If drivers were to perform more efficient safety checks on their Lorries, roadside prohibitions and roadworthiness issues would be curbed, it has been claimed.
Most motorists know that to keep their cars safe and roadworthy there are several checks that need to be done regularly, such as tyre pressure and wear, oil and water levels. However, it seems that many car owners are neglecting an important check that could lead a serious accident.
A road safety group has claimed that the police should be given the power to breathalyse drivers at random.
Nearly half (46%) of Britain’s motorists own a second vehicle for pleasure according to a recent poll by Be Wiser Insurance.
Some £14 million in loose change is lost in UK cars each year, it has been revealed. According to a company which recycle close to 400,000 cars annually, it found more than £170,000 in spare coins over the last 12 months.