Nearly 8 million vehicles have potentially dangerous tyres, and an additional 1.4 million vehicles have one illegal tread depth.
Rob Hull, The Mail Online, reports:
Following his accident at the official Bennetts British Superbike Championship test day at Snetterton on Thursday 17th May, Be Wiser Ducati rider Shane 'Shakey’ Byrne remains in Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital where he continues to be treated for his injuries.
Drivers who park the wrong way at night could face a £1,000 fine after falling foul of a little-known rule.
Toby Meyjes, MSN news, reports:
The Highway Code stipulates that drivers must park the same way as the flow of traffic at night - if not using a marked bay.
The new MOT exemption for classic cars more than 40 years old could result in more road accidents due to a lack of understanding and potential safety oversights.
Peter Stubley, The Independent, reports:
Over 11 million people in the UK watched Prince Harry marry Meghan Markle on Saturday. It was a truly historic event, but did you notice the car they left Winsor Castle in?
Cheyenne Roundtree, The Mail Online, reports:
Be Wiser Ducati’s Glenn Irwin swept to an emphatic double victory at the International North West 200 in Northern Ireland today when he took both Superbike races by commanding margins around the high-speed 8.9-mile circuit.
Following his accident at the official Bennetts BSB test day at Snetterton on Thursday, Shane remains in the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital under observation for a range of injuries.
Lethal potholes are being left for months on British motorways, damaging cars and endangering the lives of motorists.
James Salmon, The Daily Mail, reports:
Highways England is responsible for looking after England’s motorways and major A-roads.
A new law will allow cameras to catch motorists using their phones while driving, catching them driving at speed for up to 50 meters. They will also watch to see if drivers are distracted whilst eating food or putting on make up in a bid to make UK roads safer.
Tyres are the only things sitting between your car and the road, and they are one of the most important parts of your vehicle. As such, you need to look after them and make sure they are in good condition.