Following further news coverage of CCTV footage capturing the theft of a car with apparent ease, vehicle security experts Thatcham Research are today offering guidance to worried drivers.
The ‘transmitter relay’ attack seen in the footage exploits a vulnerability in … [Continue Reading]
A group of private hire and chauffeur businesses has named the Hyundai IONIQ Electric as the ‘Green Car of the Year’ in the 2017 Professional Driver Car of the Year Awards.
The magazine’s awards are judged with the help of … [Continue Reading]
Ford and Brake are joining forces to launch a new campaign to tackle one of the biggest killers on British roads: mobile phone misuse. In a move to prevent phones from becoming a fatal distraction, Ford and Brake are campaigning … [Continue Reading]
Today, Groupe Renault announced it has developed an autonomous control system that can handle challenging driving scenarios. In an industry first, the system can demonstrate road obstacle avoidance as well as professional test drivers. These drivers served as the inspiration … [Continue Reading]
Last night the scenes at Kent’s Ashford Truckstop were an HGV driver’s nightmare as over 200 trucks were turned away because of the lack of parking space.
Commenting, RHA chief exec Richard Burnett said: “This clearly underlines the lack of … [Continue Reading]
With a cold weather warning sweeping the nation, now is the right time for drivers to pay particular attention to tyre safety for the coming wintry months, says TyreSafe. That’s especially relevant to those who drive significant distances as the … [Continue Reading]
Drivers are increasing their motoring costs as well as the risk of being involved in an incident by ignoring tyre maintenance, according to TyreSafe. The organiser of Tyre Safety Month is reminding motorists that regular tyre checks are a ‘win-win’ … [Continue Reading]
New legislation that could put drivers behind bars for life for causing death by speeding, street racing or while on a mobile phone has been welcomed by leading road safety charity IAM RoadSmart – but it warned that the threat … [Continue Reading]
Following yesterday’s announcement (11 October 2017) in Westminster Hall that HGV drivers are to be fined by DVSA if they take their full weekly rest break in their cabs from 1 November 2017, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) is calling … [Continue Reading]
Drivers forgetting to renew their MoT on time have been fined over £35 million in the last five years, Carbuyer can reveal.
A Freedom of Information request to the 45 police forces in the UK found that since 2012 drivers … [Continue Reading]